One Story Raising Money for YA Literary Magazine

By Maryann Yin Comment

The team behind the One Story literary magazine hopes to launch a new publication aimed at young-adult fiction readers called One Teen Story. They aim to raise $5,000 on Kickstarter to cover the costs of running the magazine during the first year.

One Teen Story will be available in both digital and print formats. The first eight issues will feature the work of a high-profile YA author including Wicked series author Gregory Maguire and If I Stay author Gayle Foreman. We’ve embedded a video about the project above–what do you think?

Here’s more about the project: “There is currently no literary magazine for readers of young adult literature that features work by established and emerging YA writers. While there are some great magazines for children like Stone Soup and Highlights, those magazines are geared towards readers under 13. One Teen Story will be for both adults and teens age 14 and older who enjoy reading young adult fiction.”

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