The Writers Bloc

The Booksie 2022 Short Story Contest

We're looking for the most interesting, original stories that will make us laugh, cry and see the world in a slightly different way.

Competitions

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Sep 24, 2022

Location

National

Artform

Writing and Publishing

The winner will receive the Booksie Short Story Award, which comes with a hefty cash prize, a gold trophy badge, and one week of free Boosts. We also have awards for the runner-ups. Maximum length of 5,000 words.

Submissions via the Booksie website; reprints/previously published okay; simultaneous submissions okay; reprints/previously published are okay; multiple submissions are okay. Open internationally per the contest rules.

Prizes:

Grand prize winner

  • $500 cash award
  • Gold winner badge
  • A free week of Promote for any published content of the winner’s choice (Promote features the content in front of Booksie’s millions of monthly readers).
  • A Pro Review of the winning entry by Sol Nasisi, the publisher of WorldMaker Media.

Two runners-up

  • $100 cash
  • Silver winner badge
  • One free week of Promotes for any published content of the winner’s choosing (Promote features the content in front of Booksie’s millions of monthly readers).

Entry: $5.99 entry fee; $3.00 for Premium members of Booksie.

POSTED 21/06/22
CLOSING 24/09/22
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