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Amazon Kindle Storyteller Writing Competition 2019 (win £20,000)

Amazon Kindle Storyteller Writing Competition 2019 (win £20,000)

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The Amazon Kindle Storyteller Award 2019 is a £20,000 literary prize recognizing outstanding writing. It is open to writers publishing in English in any genre, who publish their work through Kindle Direct Publishing between 1st May and 31 August 2019. Readers play a significant role in selecting the winner, helped by a panel of judges including various book industry experts.

The winners of Amazon Kindle Storyteller Writing Competition

The finalist of Amazon Kindle Storyteller Writing Competition will each receive a Kindle Oasis E-reader – Graphite, Waterproof, 7″ High-Resolution Display (300 ppi), Built-In Audible, 32 GB, Free 3G + Wi-Fi.

One Grand Prize winner will receive the following Grand Prize package (collectively, the “Grand Prize”):

  • £20,000 cash or check award to be direct deposited or electronically wired to the Grand Prize winner’s account;
  • A book launch merchandising package on for the launch of the Grand Prize Winning Book
  • A publishing agreement with Amazon Publishing granting Amazon the exclusive worldwide publication rights in all formats for a translated edition of the Grand Prize winning Book in at least one language other than English (and at Amazon’s option, in all other languages), as determined by Amazon in its sole discretion (the “Publishing Agreement”);
  • The opportunity to participate in a mentoring session with a KDP author selected by Amazon in its sole discretion.

Who are eligible for Amazon Kindle Storyteller Competition?

  • Individuals who are above 18 years of age or the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence.
  •  The Book must not currently or previously have been the subject of a publishing agreement or option with any publisher or have been previously published in any format (including KDP) or in any other language.
  • The Competition and these Official Rules are void in Mexico, Brazil, Tasmania, Quebec and where the law prohibits.
  • Nor entrants should be a national or legal permanent resident of any of the following countries: Cuba; Iran; North Korea, Sudan, Syria or Region of Crimea.
  • Further entrants may not be members of any guild, union or other organization that may prohibit them from participating in this Competition.
  • The competition is not open to employees or independent contractors, or immediate family members.

How to enter Amazon Kindle Storyteller Writing Competition?

Amazon Kindle Storyteller Writing Competition is open during the entry period. Entrants may submit their work before the deadline through the Kindle Direct Publishing (“KDP”) page. Moreover, the entrants must follow the instructions to upload and publish to KDP an original, previously unpublished, English-language book. While making a submission, the entrants must include the exact phrase “StorytellerUK2019” (without quotation marks) in the “keywords” metadata field in order for us to identify your Entry.

Entry into the Competition also requires that you have an Amazon account and a completed KDP account. There is, however, no limit to the number of submissions that each Entrant can submit per account. Entrants assume all risk of lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, or unintelligible Entries.


Amazon Kindle Storyteller Writing Competition entry period begins at 00:00:01 (BST) on 1st May 2019 until 23:59:59 (BST) on 31st August 2019.


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline31 August,2019
Open toAll Nationalities



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