We are proud to present this compilation of new poetry, nonfiction and flash fiction for your enjoyment. These pieces were entirely created by young writers, ranging in age from elementary school through college. Devour, savor, and share!

word:  noun \ˈwərd\ (1) : a speech sound or series of speech sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning usually without being divisible into smaller units capable of independent use; (2) : the entire set of linguistic forms produced by combining a single base with various inflectional elements without change in the part of speech elements

smorgasbord: noun \ˈsmȯr-gəs-ˌbȯrd\ (1) : a luncheon or supper buffet offering a variety of foods and dishes (as hors d’oeuvres, hot and cold meats, smoked and pickled fish, cheeses, salads, and relishes); (2) : a large mixture of many different things


Word Smorgasbord is an online literary journal founded and edited by Dallas Woodburn, a passionate champion of young writers. Learn more about Dallas and her work here.