The Amazon Youth Short Story- Deadline Extended!

The Amazon Youth Short Story competition deadline has been extended to Friday, February 22, 2019, at 8 p.m. EST. If a submission came in on Thursday, January 31, 2019, after 8 p.m. EST it will now be accepted.

The prize for the winning short story is $5,000 and a mentorship lunch with Walrus magazine editors.

Quick facts

-The new deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019, at 8 p.m. EST

-$5,000 prize and mentorship lunch with Walrus editors

-Youth Authors must be the older of 13 years old and under the age of 18 at the time of entry into the Competition

-The submission must be an original piece of fictional work under 3,000 words (published or unpublished), can be a school assignment

-Further instructions on how to submit at

-Hashtag is #AmazonFNA


Good luck to all!