The 2018 edition of Flip the Page is now available on Amazon and in the Thurber Country Bookstore!

Flip the Page: Central Ohio's Teen Literary Journal

Are you a writer of short stories, poems, songs, or humor? Want to be published?

Thurber House is accepting submissions for the seventh edition of Flip the Page!

Flip the Page is written, staffed, and produced by Central Ohio teens. Our mission is to provide a showcase for the work of young local writers and offer opportunities to learn about publishing. All accepted writers receive a complimentary copy of the journal and an invitation to read their work at the Columbus Arts Festival.


  • Must reside in Central Ohio
  • Open to teens, ages 13 to 19
  • Maximum of 800 words per piece
  • Limit of two entries per person
  • We accept Word documents and shareable Google document
  • All comics submitted must be 6 panel and use our downloadable template

Questions? Check out our answers to these FAQs!

Download our comic template

Other questions? Email If you have technical issues, please contact Meg Brown at

Flip the Page is made possible in honor of Frances Kosmider, whose love of the arts and support of creativity inspired all who knew her.