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2024 Next Generation Short Story Awards

Next Generation Short Story Awards
Published
February 28, 2024
Location
Terra Alta, West Virginia
Job Type
Award  

Description

Entrants, please be aware that this award focuses only on short stories. However, will accept "play-centric" short stories. 

(A Not-for-Profit International Awards Program for Authors of Short Stories)

Call For Entries!

Enter by March 7, 2024 to be a part of the 2024 awards program

ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENSION!

The Next Generation Short Story Awards will honor and award 1 Winner and 3 Finalists in each of the 25+ categories and 3 Grand Prize Winners from all entries submitted this awards year.

Awards given to the Winners and Finalists of the 2024 Next Generation Short Story Awards are:

Grand Prize Winners:

1st Place: $500 cash prize, 1st Place Grand Prize Winner trophy, gold medal, an invitation to attend and be recognized at the awards gala of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards ("NGIBA"), founder of the Next Generation Short Story Awards, your story and author bio published in the Anthology, and a complimentary copy of the Anthology.

2nd Place: $300 cash prize, gold medal, an invitation to attend and be recognized at the NGIBA awards gala, your story and author bio published in the Anthology, and a complimentary copy of the Anthology.

3rd Place: $200 cash prize, gold medal, an invitation to attend and be recognized at the NGIBA awards gala, your story and author bio published in the Anthology, and a complimentary copy of the Anthology.

Winners:

Winners of each of the 25+ categories will receive: $75 cash prize, gold medal, your story and author bio published in the Anthology, and a complimentary copy of the Anthology.

Finalists:

Author name and title of story mentioned in the Anthology, Anthology available to purchase at half price.

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The Next Generation Short Story Awards is a brand new not-for-profit awards program open to authors writing original short stories (5,000 words or less per story) in English.

Brought to you by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards ("NGIBA"), the largest international book awards program in the world for independent publishers and self-published authors, and Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group (IBPPG), the 2024 Next Generation Short Story Awards offers 25+ categories and is open to all authors, even first-time authors, in the U.S., Canada, or internationally.

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity and have your short story considered for a cash prize, gold medal or trophy, invitation to the annual NGIBA gala, literary exposure, inclusion in an annual anthology, and recognition as one of the top short stories written this year!

The Next Generation Short Story Awards is accepting submissions from all short story writers. Enter and pay by March 7, 2024, to be a part of the 2024 awards program!

Medals

The Next Generation Short Story Awards is an esteemed not-for-profit awards program set up to honor, recognize and award the top short stories each year and the creative minds behind the words. The 2024 awards program offers 25+ categories and is open for entries now to short story writers around the world who have written original and unpublished works in English.

We encourage writers of all ages and genres to enter your short story (5,000 words or less) so that you can earn recognition and receive awards and other benefits from having an award-winning story!

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Winners and Finalists will also receive:

Exposure for a full year as a Winner or Finalist at Next Generation Short Story Awards. ▪ Social media coverage. ▪ The opportunity to display Finalist or Winner gold award sticker image on their story, website or social media. ▪ Other benefits of an award-winning story such as potential exposure and accolades.

The entry deadline date for the 2024 awards program is March 7, 2024.

All stories must be submitted digitally in PDF format to be eligible for the 2024 awards.

Thank you to everyone who has already entered. We wish you much success with your short stories!

Next Generation Short Story Awards
www.ShortStoryAwards.com

Presented by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards and the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group in conjunction with Headline Books and Zoom into Books.

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