Ice Lolly Review Campaign Contest

The magazine is proud to announce the international Campaign Contest. The Campaign Contest is a literary contest open to all writers age 12-18.  Its goal is to raise awareness and encourage youth activism.  


The Campaign Contest is an international initiative that aims to raise awareness to certain issues and social movements using writing. It aims to bring light to different viewpoints and certain issues. The Contest is solely funded by the editor's pocket. Half of the winning money will be donated to a non-profit organization of the winner's choice and the other half will go to the winner. Some organizations you might consider donating to are Feeding America, American Red Cross, She Should Run, etc. 

Submission Guidelines

Genres: Nonfiction (Memoir, Personal Essay), Fiction, and Poetry. 

Theme: There is no specific theme but your piece must touch upon social issues or issues that are important to you. The theme can be subtle but it must be there. Some things you may consider writing about are ethnicity, identity, feminism, BLM, climate change, mental illnesses, etc. 

Word Count: Up to 2,000 words or up to 100 lines for poetry. We will make exceptions if your word count or lines are a little over. 

Submission Guidelines: Submissions must be in Times New Roman, font 12, and 1.15 spacing. Please include your first and last name on the top left side of your piece along with your age and email. This will make the judging process a lot easier. 

Criteria: Pieces will be judged by the Ice Lolly Review team and winners will be chosen based on originality, grammar, and voice. 


Previously published submissions and simultaneous submissions are allowed. You can submit as many pieces as you like but please only submit one piece per google form. This helps the team keep track of submissions. All submissions are considered for publication in our magazine.

Submissions must be in English. 

Hate and bigotry will not be tolerated. 

Submission Date: December 26, 2020, to February 28th, 2021. Please do not submit to the contest before or after this timeline. Winners and finalists will be notified via email. 

All submissions will be judged anonymously. 

Prizes: $100 to one winner in each category. $50 will be given to the winner and $50 will be donated to the charity of the winner's choice. The money will be sent via PayPal. 

Submit by clicking here. 

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