I have been reading my way through the gorgeous new issue of Toitoi – a magazine that publishes writing and illustrations by children aged 13 and under.
Charlotte kindly gave me permission to publish this terrific poem by Lani (5) and equally terrific drawing by Lucy (9). The poetry is all so good – but so is everything else. See if you can find a copy for your self and get inspired!
It is now time to send in more submissions so check out the details below.
Submit to Toitoi
Toitoi celebrates the ideas, imaginations and creative spirit of our young writers and artists. We publish material with an original and authentic voice that other young people can connect to and be inspired by and that reflects the cultures and experiences of life in New Zealand.
If you are a young New Zealand writer or artist and you are 5-13 years old, we would love to hear from you.
All submissions must be your own original work and be previously unpublished. If you would like to illustrate a story or poem, please photograph or scan two examples of your very best work and send them to us. You are welcome to submit your writing and art together and to make multiple submissions.
All submissions should be emailed to email@example.com with your contact details.
For submission guidelines see here
Deadline: November 30th