The Wattys shortlist has now been announced.

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

Wattys by the Numbers

writers

293,553.81

submissions

358,798.77

countries

34.65

Read the Wattys 2018 shortlist now.

Thank you for sharing your Wattys 2018 stories and making this season our best yet. 362,423 submissions later, our Wattys Shortlist has now been selected.

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.