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The Digital Storymakers Award

Be one of 9 GRAND PRIZE WINNERS to earn a $5,000 cash award and publication in the Digital Storymakers Award app! 

The Digital Storymakers Award recognizes excellence in original student nonfiction. Using the Atavist authoring tools, you can combine text, photos, video, interactive maps, and other rich media features to create your own story. No coding or technical skills are necessary! The award is open to any student enrolled in high school, or an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting program in the United States who creates a nonfictionmultimedia narrative—including those students studying journalism, graphic arts, writing, photography, and documentary video/film.

You can enter a digital story in one of three categories:

1.     Long form (text-based, over 10,000 words)

2.     Short form (text-based, 1,500 to 5,000 words)

3.     Visual (image-based stories)

Submissions Accepted: January 1, 2013

Deadline for Submissions: April 15, 2013

For more information and to register now, visit