Submission Info

  • Type of electronic submissions accepted: NONE; you may e-query about nonfiction texts, puzzles, and activities via e-mail at
  • Additional payment info: Prose pay is AU$270 per 1000 words; payments to overseas contributors are converted to the currency of the payee’s country
  • Publications: Countdown: 7-9 year olds; Blast Off: 9-10 year olds; Orbit: 10-11 year olds; Touchdown: 11+ years
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted: no
  • Multiple submissions accepted: yes, maximum of 3 stories or 3 poems
  • This publication ONLY accepts postal mail submissions at:

    • Alan Edwards, The Editor
    • The School Magazine
    • Department of Education and Communities
    • Locked Bag 53
    • Darlinghurst NSW 1300
    • Australia