About

Children's literary monthly Cricket publishes poems, stories and articles for readers 9-14. Founder Marianne Carus has described the magazine as "The New Yorker for children."

Poetry Sought

"From nature, to family and friendships, to whatever you can imagine that will delight our readers and invite their wonder."

Quick Facts

  • Pays cash
  • Accepts reprints
  • Highly competitive market

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More About Cricket

"Cricket publishes both serious and humorous poetry... Keep in mind that Cricket is for pre-teen and early teens, young but thoughtful, curious readers. Poetry should feel contemporary, never singsong or moralizing." Pays up to $3.00 per line (at least $25) for poetry.

Established 1973.

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