PaperBound Magazine is an online magazine for the young, and the young at heart. We are dedicated to showcasing authors and illustrators for children’s and young adult fiction and we strive to deliver inspiring content, uplifting stories, and top tips for young and aspiring writers yet to burst on to the literary scene.

Wherever you are on your path to publication, you can be sure to find something useful within our pages.

We publish every quarter of the year and you can access our current issues here.

Want to find out a little more about us? Read on below where you can get to know our three founders and editors of the magazine.

Emily Charlotte Ould

Emily lives in Cornwall, where she’s inspired by long sandy beaches and hidden trails through the woods. She has a burning passion for young adult fiction, cats and country music. She met her co-founders of PaperBound Magazine while studying the MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University and hopes to be a published novelist some day.

You can follow her on Twitter here.

Lucy Mohan

Lucy is a dedicated writer of chilling young adult fiction and a teacher of English, media and creative writing. She has studied creative writing at the Open University and Curtis Brown Creative as well as completing an MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University. Currently living in Wales, she is also a profound baking enthusiast and loves stories with a hint of mystery or a sprinkle of magic.

You can follow her on Twitter here.

Rayan Phillips

Rayan lives in Bristol – both a writer and artist – and enjoys reading and writing LGBT sci-fi fiction and graphic novels. With a BA in Creative Writing and an MA in Writing for Young People from Bath Spa University, Rayan loves discovering new stories with diverse, authentic characters. He is signed with Beth Marshea of Ladderbird Agency.

You can follow him on Twitter here.

So you’ve heard all about us.

Now we’d love to hear about you. Want to submit to PaperBound Magazine?

Just contact us at: paperboundmagazine@outlook.com with any questions, further queries, or submissions. We’d love to hear from you.

Or, alternatively, you can use the contact form below to get in touch. We will aim to respond as soon as possible.