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 Each submission must be a completed, unpublished short-story between 250 to 3,500 words written in English.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bubbly Youth Short-Story Competition 2023
30 April 2023
S$15 per submission
Payment to be made 24 hours upon acknowledgement of receipt and payment details or submission will be forfeited.
7 to 11, 250 to 800 words
12 to 15, 1000 to 2000 words
16 to 19, 1500 to 3500 words
Entries cannot be previously published work.
Entries must be an original work by the author(s).
Entries may be written by an author or a team consisting of a maximum of three authors.
Each author/team is allowed to make multiple submissions. Each submission must be different and not variations of the same story. Authors/Teams must submit a new registration form and pay the registration fee for each submission.
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
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.