Join Us!

NOTICE: Please add “[email protected]” to your contacts to ensure our reply does not go to your spam folder. If you are still waiting for a reply, please check your spam. 

Got something to say? If you’re aged 15-24 with views you want to share, why not consider getting them published through Filibuster?

Are you interested in and opinionated about any of the following?

  • UK Politics
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Economics and Business
  • Law
  • Science, Health and Technology
  • Arts and Culture
  • Literature (Fiction)

If you’re aged 15 to 24 and have views worth hearing, we want to give you a platform for you to be heard. All that’s required is an interest in and knowledge of your chosen area, and the ability to write using a good standard of English. No experience necessary.

If you’re a budding young fiction writer, you’ll be pleased to know that we now publish poems and short stories! For more information about our new Literature section, head over here for details.


“Writing for Filibuster is fantastic – a brilliant, professional platform to air your views and develop as a writer. It’s such a relaxed, friendly team to be part of.”
– Matt Gillow, 19




“Writing for Filibuster has given me an opportunity to have a say about current affairs whilst gaining experience in writing and journalism. It isn’t just about improving your CV though – it is a unique chance to speak up as a young person to a world that is finally listening.”
– Joanne Reed, 16


When you join, you get the chance to:

    • Write about your opinions/put forward informed arguments
    • Get your work published to a wide audience (over 80,000 readers since January 2015)
    • Influence the agenda by getting youth opinion heard
    • Develop your writing skills
    • Gain valuable experience in the fields of politics/economics/law/science/culture/journalism and much more!
    • Demonstrate initiative and an awareness of current affairs and the world around you so that you stand out when it comes to university/job applications

If you want to be a part of this exciting, rapidly expanding venture, download the appropriate application form below, complete it and email it to Louise Randall at [email protected]. For more information, please email Louise. Applications through Twitter and Facebook will not be accepted.

Click to download our application form for:

Alternatively, if you have a one-off piece you wish to contribute for publication, please contact the Editors directly at [email protected].

We aim to reply to all enquiries within 3 working days. If you are yet to receive a reply after this period, please check your spam/junk folder!

We hope to hear from you soon!
The Editors