Interlochen Arts Academy Creative Writing

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

The Red Wheelbarrow: Submissions for creative writing, visual arts, and songwriting are now open to all currently-enrolled Interlochen Arts Academy students for the December issue of our quarterly, in-house publication. Please see genre and discipline-specific guidelines below. The submission window is currently set to close on Friday, November 6th at 11:59 pm EDT.

The Interlochen Review : Submissions are now closed and will reopen during the Spring 2021 semester.

The Interlochen Review is an online literary journal edited by Creative Writing students of Interlochen Arts Academy. We’re thrilled to invite talented high school writers, singer-songwriters and artists (grades 9-12 or high school postgraduate year) from around the world to submit their work. We look forward to receiving a diverse range of voices and welcome work that exhibits passion, skill, and an innovative approach to craft.


The 2019-20 Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Scholarship Competition is now closed, to reopen for the 2021-22 school year on October 1st. The process will be different than previous years and will not go through Submittable. All applicants will officially apply to Interlochen Arts Academy, and all Creative Writing applicants who apply by the December deadline will be considered for the full-tuition scholarship. The winner will be announced by April 1, 2021. 

Interlochen Arts Academy Creative Writing