Booksie Fall 2016 Short Story Contest

Booksie Fall 2016 Short Story Contest

Contest Closed

Contest Closed. Look for other great writing contests.


Contest Closed

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Fall Short Story Contest!

1st Place:

The Devil is in the DewHickees by Harris Proctor

Runner Ups:

JABBO by Jim Shipp

The Scar on a Butterfly by Michelle Audet

If you didn't win, don't despair. There were a lot of excellent entries. Keep writing, reading, and your time will come.


12/1/2016 Update - Congratulations to everyone who entered. We'll be reading the entries and will announce a winner in approximately one month. Good luck!


Hello, Booksie world! We're pleased to announce the launch of our fall 2016 short story contest. We're looking for interesting, original stories that will make us laugh, cry and see the world in a slightly different way. 

The contest is open to all genres and themes. You can enter a previously posted story on Booksie or post a new one and enter it.

The judges for this contest are the editorial staff of 


This is an official Booksie contest, sponsored by For questions about the contest, please email contact (at) Good luck!

Pumpkin image courtesy of Ryan McGuire

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