Hi, my name is Alys Jackson and I'm an author and poet

based in Adelaide, South Australia.

My work has been published in books, magazines,

anthologies and online.

Children’s publishers accepting unsolicited submissions

25 children's publishers accepting unsolicited manuscripts

Not every writer has an agent but then not every publisher requires that you do, and although making unsolicited submissions can be a daunting task, there are many children’s publishers who are quite willing to search through that horribly named ‘slush pile’ we all have heard so much about. Finding out who these publishers are … Read more

Children’s Fiction – 33 Publications that Accept Short Stories for Children and YA

Why write children’s fiction? If you haven’t yet written short stories for children, or are still considering whether or not it is worthwhile, I would highly recommend trying it out. If you are an emerging writer, what better way to hone those editing skills. Lets face it, writing to a set word limit forces us … Read more