The Booksie 2022 Short Story Competition

The Booksie 2022 Short Story Competition

Enter the Contest

$500 grand prize winner. Enter your short story for exposure, fans, and a chance to win,

We're excited to announce the Booksie 2022 Short Story Competition. We're looking for most interesting, original stories that will make us laugh, cry and see the world in a slightly different way. 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.

 
All Genres and Themes

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. 

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).

Frequently Asked Questions

Many of the most common questions are answered in our contest rules

 

Is there a word limit on contest entries?

There is no mimimum limit. The maximum length is 5,000 words.

Can I enter as many stories as I want?

Yes, you can enter an unlimited number of stories.

Do I have to be a member of Booksie to enter?

Yes, you must be a Booksie member but membership is free. If you are not a member, you can easily become one as part of the entry process.

 

About Booksie Contests

Booksie is an online writing platform to help writers tell their stories and promote their written work. It is not a publisher and does not take any ownership of the writing posted to the site. Booksie has run writing contests for the last three years. Our sister site, TheNextBigWriter has run writing contests for the last thirteen years. Click here to view a list of previous Booksie winners.

Share on Twitter

Facebook Comments

Welcome New Writers