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Our New Storytelling Competition!

Our Unique Storytelling Competition

A digital storytelling competition served in delicious bite-size pieces. Think of it as a grab-n-go story for the 21st-century soul.

Meaningful themes are explored over the course of our season, each featuring a handful of stories released weekly on YouTube. The story, within each theme, to accumulate the most views over its first week online will wins the…

NiceNosh Award

A $100 cash prize, swag bag, accolades across social media and a chance to win…

The BigNosh

The tournament of champions between the winners of each theme! The four winning stories will be performed live on stage during a grand, in-person event (with sips and snacks) that is simultaneously LiveStreamed on YouTube.

The winner of the BigNosh wins a $250 cash prize.

All written submissions are considered by The Braid’s StoryNosh team. Selected works will be performed by professional actors and filmed by The Braid’s production team to be released digitally for a chance to win a NiceNosh Award and The BigNosh.

“How do I submit?”

The Braid / StoryNosh produces contemporary stories grounded in Jewish culture and experience. Most of the stories are true.  If you want to see your work performed, your best chance is to submit a first-person narrative OR a short story that is no longer than 750 words AND illuminates a theme that StoryNosh is exploring (themes listed below.)  Stories, poems or songs will be considered.  Sometimes we incorporate short, 5-minute plays. 

Submissions are currently open! Click Here to Discover Year 2’s Themes and Guidelines

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