General Information

The Young Actors Studio is now accepting submissions for the National Young Writers Performance Festival. We will be showcasing some of the best fiction, poetry, and theatre writing by young writers with public readings and presentations in June 2017 at our theatre located in North Hollywood.

Selected writers will have the opportunity to see their work brought to life by a studio dedicated to developing new work.


– Young writers may submit up to 3 works for consideration.
– Work may include fiction, poetry, plays.
– Each work must be no longer than 10 pages. There is no minimum length for pieces. Submitted work can be an excerpt from a longer story, play, or poem.
– All work must entirely be the original work of the author.
– All material must be sent in .pdf format.
– A separate cover page that includes your name, contact information. Writer’s name should NOT be included on any other pages.

Please e-mail all submissions to literary@youngactorsstudio,com. The submission deadline is March 30th. That said, we highly encourage submitting sooner than the deadline.


Anyone 19 years old, or younger

Selection Process

We will contact selected writers by mid-April. Chosen work will be presented as part of our New Work Festival in June 2017. Writers are welcome to attend the presentation, but if this is not possible then video recordings will be made available of the evening.