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THE IRIS – A LITERARY MAGAZINE

What is it?

The Iris is a literary magazine by teens for teens. The magazine is written, illustrated, edited, and designed by teens. Submissions are reviewed by a teen editorial board. Students in grades 6-12 who reside in the greater Milton, WI area are welcome to participate. Submissions of original poetry, prose, illustrations, photographs, book reviews, and comics are appreciated year-round!

How often and where can I find it?

The literary magazine will be published 4 times a year and made available online. The library will also include a color-copy of the publication in the young adult collection.

How can I submit my work?

Submit an original work of prose, poetry, illustration, photograph, comic strip, or book report for the library’s literary magazine created by teens for teens.

Submit your work to theirislitmag@gmail.com. 

Please include the following with your submission:

  1. Subject Line: Literary Magazine Submission
  2. Title of piece
  3. Your name. However, please indicate if you wish to remain anonymous. 
  4. If your piece is poetry or prose, copy and paste your piece into the body of the email OR, attach it as a .doc document. Please NO PDFs.
  5. If your piece is an illustration, please attach it as a PDF, JPEG, or PNG.
  6. If you do not have access to a scanner, please bring your illustration to the library. 

The magazine’s editorial team will read through your submission and may suggest some edits. If edits are needed, someone will email you with those suggestions.

There is no guarantee that your submission will be published. 

Submissions will be continuously accepted for as long as the magazine survives.

 

Read the Current Issue

Volume 1: Winter 2018

Past Issues

Volume 1: Winter 2018

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Mission

The Milton Public Library opens doors for curious minds, nurtures learning and creativity, creates opportunities and enriches lives by bringing people and ideas together!

Contact Us

phone icon  608-868-7462

location icon  Email Us

location icon 430 E High St, Milton, WI

Connect with Us

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Library Hours

Monday-Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Mission

The Milton Public Library opens doors for curious minds, nurtures learning and creativity, creates opportunities and enriches lives by bringing people and ideas together!