The Shrimpy Awards Contest

Shrimpy Awards

Welcome to the Shrimpy Awards Contest for outstanding short literature and book chapters!

Got a short story, a poem, or maybe just a really engrossing chapter from one of your books?  Send it our way!  Our contest is simple to enter, and a single entry allows you to compete in this year’s contest and all the future competitions, no need to reapply or resubmit anything!  Winners will be chosen and announced on May 1st each year.  Winners receive a small payment, a chance to display their short story or chapter on this page with links to the author’s other works, and a Shrimpy Award to use in their own marketing or display!

Be sure to check out the Contest Rules and Submission Guidelines link below if you’re interested in joining the contest.  And as always, I can’t wait to read your work!

Current Participants: 25

Contest Rules and Submission Guidelines

Submit a Story, Poem, or Chapter

The Golden Shrimpy Winners

2021 Shrimpy Award Winner Dale Lehman

Lets celebrate Dale Lehman, our first ever Shrimpy Award winner, and his winning excerpt from Weasel Words, an exciting and fun heist novel!  You can check out the excerpt and learn more about Dale by clicking on the link below!

Read the Award Winning Entry Here!