Awards & Contests: New Millennium Writings
$4,000 in Prizes, plus publication in NMW and on the Web at www.NewMillenniumWritings.com
$1,000 for best Story; $1,000 for best Poem; $1,000 best Nonfiction (Nonfiction includes humor, memoir, creative nonfiction, travel, opinion, essay, interview, features, investigative reporting, etc.)
Plus, $1,000 for best Short Short Fiction (1,000-word limit)
Winners of NMW Awards are showcased along with interviews, profiles and tributes to famous writers such as Julia Glass, Shel Silverstein, Khaled Hosseini ( The Kite-Runner), George Garrett, Ken Kesey, John Updike, Lee Smith, Cormac McCarthy, Lucille Clifton, Shelby Foote, Paul West, Norman Mailer, Sharyn McCrumb, William Kennedy, Faulkner, Hemingway, Dickinson, Keats, Percy, Warren and many others. Also, prize-winning stories, poems & articles, humor, graphic arts & writing advice.
To Enter, follow these Guidelines, or enter on-line at www.writingawards.com.
1. No restrictions as to style, content or number of submissions. Previously published pieces OK if online or under 5,000 print circulation. Enter as often as you like.
2. Winners and selected finalists published in our 2008 issue and/or on-line at www.NewMillenniumWritings.com.
3. Send between now and midnight of July 31, 2007 (postmark OK).
4. Simultaneous & multiple submissions welcome. Previously published material welcome if under 5,000-circulation or online only in previous dissemination.
5. Each fiction or nonfiction piece is counted as a separate entry, and should total no more than 6,000 words except Short-Short Fiction (no more than 1,000 words).
6. Each poetry entry may include up to three poems, not to exceed five pages total per entry.
7. Include name, phone, address, email & category on cover page or letter only.
8. Manuscripts not returned. Include email address or SASE for list of winners.
9. Include $17 check payable to NMW with each submission.
10. Send to: “NMW” Room EM, PO Box 2463, Knoxville, TN, 37901.