YCteen publishes true stories by teens, giving readers insight into the issues that matter most in young people's lives.
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Summer Writing Workshop

Summer Writing Workshop Be part of Youth Communication's 40th Annual Summer writing Workshop. Get one-on-one mentoring from a professional editor, write personal stories about your life, go on field trips, and make friends with other writers. Participate in writing lessons and group activities exploring your own experiences with inequality and how to address it. No prior experience is required, but you must be able to attend for all six weeks.

Applications must be received by May 17, 2019.

Click here for info and to apply
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Congrats to Writing Contest Winners

Congrats to Writing Contest Winners Congratulations to the winners of our most recent writing contest, who submitted essays in response to stories in our last issue.
Read the winning essays
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YCteen Lesson Guide

YCteen Lesson Guide The Lesson Guide for selected stories in YCteen will:
- Help students make personal connections to YCteen stories to increase reading comprehension
- Spark text-based discussions and engage teens' diverse perspectives
- Strengthen ELA literacy and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
- Help educators foster a supportive learning environment
See the Lesson Guide for the current issue of YCteen, "I Define Me"
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