Ends on September 22, 2019

Litquake invites writers between the ages of 13 to 18 to submit their fiction, memoir, or poetry for a chance to receive an award of recognition. Each award recipient will have the opportunity to participate in a celebratory reading at Litquake’s culminating event: the Lit Crawl.

A broad range of teen voices, styles, and perspectives will be showcased at Lit Crawl, Litquake’s final festive night in the Mission District of San Francisco on October 19th. 

Pieces must be submitted by Sunday, September 22nd at 11:59pm. Those selected to read their work at Litquake will be notified by October 10th. Submissions are limited to one per writer. 


  • Fiction 500 word maximum 
  • Memoir 500 word maximum 
  • Poetry 25 line maximum 

We look forward to reading your work, and hope to see you at Litquake in October! For more info about Litquake and Teenquake visit litquake.org!