Cricket Magazine Guidelines Information

Cricket Magazine Publisher: Cricket Media

Established: 1973

Frequency: 9 times per year

Accepts Email Submissions: No

Website URL:

Description: Cricket is a literary magazine for children ages 9 to 14. It publishes original stories, poems, and articles for children and young adults. The content includes historical fiction, fantasy, true adventure, history, myths and legends, poems, puzzles, crafts and humor. It is published 9 times per year.

Needs: Fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction

Length: Most stories are 1200-1800 words in length but longer stories have been published serialized.

Rights: See Guidelines.

Payment: Stories and articles: up to 25 cents per word
Poems: up to $3.00 per line

How to Submit: Submit stories through Cricket Media's page on Submittable, which works with all of Cricket Media's publications and lists the publisher's active literary submission calls.

Response Time: up to 3–6 months response time.

Guidelines Url:

Address: Cricket Media, Inc. 1751 Pinnacle Drive
Suite 600 McLean VA 22102

This listing was last reviewed and/or updated on 2018-03-22

Image Credit: Cricket Media

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