Indignor Playhouse Short Story Annual Competition

Lynn Moon
August 16, 2021

Indignor House Publishing is proud to introduce the start of our annual writing competition (INDIGNOR PLAYHOUSE Short Story Annual Competition) with the first award and publication in August of 2022. Submissions will be accepted starting September 01 of each previous year and closing on March 31 of the publication year. Up to 25 submissions will be accepted for inclusion in the annual book. Book format will be in three media formats (hardback with jacket, softback, and e-book).

Every year, a theme will be announced in June for the next year’s competition. The 2022-year theme is RESENTMENT and short stories can be of any genre. Maximum word count for short stories is up to 5,000 words.

Cost for submission is $15.00 to cover administrative and production costs. Three levels of award – First Place - $500, Second Place - $250, and Third Place - $150. A ribbon metal and book publication is included. Each awardee will receive a complementary hardback copy, and the others chosen for publication will receive a softback. Books will be available through standard book distribution via Ingram Distribution for online and bookstores purchase.

For rules and more information, visit our website at: or contact me, Lynn Y Moon, at