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.

We will be accepting entries for the 2018 edition of Flip the Page in Winter of 2017. Stay tuned!


  • 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

Questions? Check out our answers to these FAQs!

Other questions? Email flipthepage@thurberhouse.org. If you have technical issues, please contact Meg Brown at megbrown@thurberhouse.org.

Flip the Page is available for purchase on Amazon!

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.