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Bubbly Youth
Short-story Competition

Introducing the inaugural Bubbly Youth Short-Story Competition, created to enable young aspiring writers to take the first step in their publishing journey and nurture the budding literary talents of the future of SingLit.


Authors must be students currently residing in Singapore between the ages of 7 to 19. Each submission must be a completed, unpublished short-story between 250 to 3,500 words written in English.

For multiple submissions, please fill in a separate registration form. Attach each registration form with the corresponding soft-copy of your short-story submission to

Bubbly Youth Short-Story Competition 2023


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Bubbly Youth Short-Story Prize, including cash prize!

Readers’ Youth Short-Story Prize (Public Voting: June 2023)

Publication of winners’ stories in an anthology

Mentorship under one of Bubbly Books’ published authors developing stories for publishing

Announcement of Winners

July 2023

Mentorship and Responsibilities

The mentorship will be conducted in July 2023.

The winners of the BYSC will be required to support Bubbly Books in BYSC-related marketing.

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