The Wattys are now closed.

Raise your voice. Share your story. Change the world.

Wattys by the Numbers

writers

293,553.81

submissions

358,798.77

countries

34.65

Awards Closed

Thank you for sharing your Wattys 2018 stories and making this season our best yet. 359,000 submissions later, the Wattys are officially closed. Our judges and data scientists are poring over your stories and one thing is already clear. Your stories are empowering. They’re diverse. They’re going to open hearts. And they’re already changing the world.

Wattys Milestones

Longlist // Late-August

Longlisted entries will be notified and announced late August once our judges and data scientists have had a chance to review all your wonderful Wattys submissions.

Shortlist // Mid-September

Round two! Our shortlisted entries will be evaluated and announced in mid-September, 2018.

Winners // Late September

Drumroll please…. We’ll announce the Watty Awards winners at the end of September, 2018.

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