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Story League Story Contest 2
Busboys and Poets
Washington, DC
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Story League Story Contest 2
$100 Cash Prize for Best Story! JUDGES:

* New York Times-bestselling author CAROLYN PARKHURST (The Dogs of Babel, Lost and Found, The Nobodies Album)

* Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter SCOTT HIGHAM (Finding Chandra: A True Washington Murder Mystery)

* Theatre artist REGIE CABICO (HBO's Def Poetry)

HOST: SM SHRAKE (This American Life, The Moth slam winner)


The judges will consider all story submissions before the contest begins and decide which 10 they most wish to hear. Tellers have exactly 7 minutes to tell a story on the theme Unsolved Mysteries. At 6 minutes you will receive a time notification that you only have 1 minute left. The winner will be announced at the end of the night and will receive $100 cash as a prize.

Submit your 100-word story synopsis here: or fill out a card at the show.


Busboys and Poets (View)
2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States


Arts > Performance

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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