About the contest

Read stories that inspire smiles and have you laugh out loud. Dark humor, light humour, irony and satire.

The stories that earned the top 10% of reader votes got the chance to be picked by the Inkitt staff for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize.

  • Authors have retain all rights to works submitted to the contest.
  • What you win

    1st Place

    $30 Amazon gift card, Inkitt custom mug, Inkitt custom notebook

    2nd Place

    $20 Amazon gift card, Inkitt custom mug, Inkitt custom notebook.

    3rd Place

    Inkitt custom mug, Inkitt custom notebook.

    Top 10%
    All top 10% contestants received a badge to their profile!

    Contest Terms

  • Multiple entries are allowed, but each individual participant may win only one prize.
  • Old or previously published works are acceptable.
  • Physical prizes can only be shipped to the United States, Canada, countries in the EU, and Australia/New Zealand.
  • There is no age requirement for participation but all stories must be rated appropriately by their authors.
  • Inkitt staff are not eligible to receive prizes, or be chosen as winners.
  • Before submitting a story be sure to check our guidelines page to ensure that you comply with all of our publication rules.
  • Meanwhile, make sure you check out one of our current contests:
    Prizes for Winners

    About Us

    Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.