What's It All About


Welcome to the Six-Word Festival on Twitter! From September 24-26, this virtual storytelling celebration will consist of Six-Word prompts and tweets in response. Celebrities will share their own stories in #sixwords, retweet favorites and choose daily winners. HarperCollins, the publisher of the bestselling Six-Word Memoir series, will give out books every six minutes during the festival. The best #sixwords tweets could be in a new book of Six-Word Memoirs.

Check out the full festival schedule and complete judge list with Jason Biggs, Tim Gunn, Jane Pratt, Rob Delaney, Michael Ian Black, and more.

Want to take part in the Six-Word Festival? It’s easy.
1. Follow @sixwords on Twitter.
2. Check back here on the Six-Word Festival page for the full schedule, real-time tweets during the festival, daily editors’ favorites, as well as all the judges’ winners.
3. On Sept. 24, 25, 26 share your six-word responses to challenges posed by our amazing cast of celebrity tweeters and judges.

Festival Schedule

Day 1, Sept 24

Jason Biggs, and OITNB cast members, Danielle Brooks, Uzo Aduba, Lea Delaria, Matt McGorry, Alysia Reiner and others.

Full Schedule

Day 2, Sept 25

Michael Ian Black, Jane Pratt, Tim Gunn and more.

Full Schedule

Day 3, Sept 26

Rob Delaney, Baratunde Thurston and more.

Full Schedule

Festival News

Mom forgot to say a lot. #MomForgot

Mom knows best. Or does she? xoJane.com, the cutting edge online women’s magazine, along with Jane Pratt and Mandy Stadtmiller joined @sixwords in today’s challenge, “Six Words Mom Never Told Me” And the winner is… @JessicaGymnast1 for: “Secret of Life, don’t impress everybody.” Apparently Mom forgot to pass along

More Six-Word Festival Posts

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  • Wit Stream Comedy
  • Harper Perenial
  • Slate
  • Foundry Literary Media
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  • Unscrolled