What is YS?

Young Salvationist is a Christian magazine published 10 times annually by The Salvation Army. The magazine helps young people develop a mature faith, a personal ministry, and a Christian perspective on everyday life.

What can I submit?

Original photography (600 dpi), written articles, poems, drawings, paintings, designs, anime, or anything that inspires you! Written submissions must be 500 words or less.

Does the topic matter?

Yes! Each issue of YS has a specific theme. We publish creative works that connect to these topics. For full consideration, submit your work at least 60 days prior to the issue date.

How do I submit my work?

Use our online submission form.

Will I be paid?

If we select your work for publication, you’ll be paid:

  • $0.35 per word for first rights, one-time use articles
  • $0.15 per word for reprints

When should I hear back about my submission?

We try our best to respond back to all submissions, but are often times inundated. If you have not heard back from us after 4-6 weeks, please assume we will not be able to use your submission at this time.