The Kindle Storyteller Award is a £20,000 literary prize recognizing outstanding writing. It is open to writers who publish in English in any genre through Kindle Direct Publishing. Readers—helped by a panel of judges, including various book industry experts—play a significant role in selecting the winner. The Kindle Storyteller Award is open for entries between 1 May and 31 August 2020. You can visit the official Amazon Storyteller page to find out requirements and how to enter.
Last years winner, Ian W. Sainsbury, wrote The Picture on the Fridge, which follows Mags Barkworth as she suffers the after-effects of a life-changing tragedy more than a decade ago. The novel, published through Kindle Direct Publishing, was awarded the 2019 Kindle Storyteller Award – a £20,000 literary prize that recognises outstanding writing published through the service. The novel now stands a chance of being turned into an Amazon Original production. Although The Picture on the Fridge is a stand-alone novel, Ian became a prolific author with his first series of novels, The World Walker series, which he completed in 2016 after turning to writing full time. Ian’s next series of novels, The Halfhero Trilogy was written the following year, and published in 2018.
Michael Kozlowski is the editor of the Good e-Reader News Publication and the Good e-Reader Bookstore. He has been chronicling the e-reader and publishing industry since 2007, the year the Kindle was first released. His stories have been picked up by the New York Times, Washington Post and various online news sites.