The Matchstick is currently open for submissions!

Submissions deadline for The Matchstick’s next issue is: August 25th, 2017

We are Amnesty International’s first human rights youth newspaper. Our content is opened to seasoned and beginner artists. We take everything from op-eds, personal stories, photography, poems, interviews, and artwork. No prior experience necessary and previously published pieces are accepted.

There is a selection process for all submissions, meaning that your piece may or may not be published. We encourage youth aged 15-25 to send their pitches to