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The deadline in our current contest has been extended to Midnight, Thursday, July 31. This deadline is final.

We are pleased to announce the New Millennium Awards for Nonfiction and Short-Short Fiction in our 37th competition.

Judging in the Fiction and Poetry categories is in the final stages and will be announced soon.

Daisy Pitkin of Tucson, AZ has won the New Millennium Nonfiction Prize for “Sowing Cycles,” the story of her childhood with a struggling mother in a small town dominated by the large farm that employs nearly every member and affects every facet of the small community.

Roswell Spafford of Santa Cruz, CA, has won the New Millennium Short-Short Fiction Prize for “Watering Stones,” her story of a woman struggling with her feelings about an unexpected pregnancy and the world the baby will grow up in.

Spafford and Pitkin will each receive $1,000, a certificate to document the success, and publication both online and in the 2015 issue, which all contestants will receive next spring.

Our talented Nonfiction and Short-Short Fiction Honorable Mentions are listed below.


The final deadline in our current contest is Midnight, Thursday, July 31st. Watch for winners to be announced, beginning in October.

$4,000 in Prizes, plus publication in NMW and at $1,000 each for best Short Fiction; best Short-Short Fiction (1,000-word limit), best Poem, best Nonfiction (Nonfiction includes humor, memoir, creative nonfiction, travel, opinion, essay, interview, features, reporting, etc.)


Nonfiction Honorable Mentions

Jacob Appel, New York, NY
Emily Avery-Miller, Watertown, MA
Berry, Irvington, NY
Bindas-Tenney, Tucson, AZ
Branscum, Indiana, PA
Bullard, Coeur d'Alene, ID
Byrne, Auburn, WA
Scott Gregory, Sandy Hook, CT
Jainchill, Woodstock, NY
Wilson Kenna, Wicomico Church, VA
Nassi, Sacramento, CA
Shave, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Smith, Grants Pass, OR
Smith, Santa Fe, NM
Sweeney, Ames, IA
Topel, Atlanta, GA
Wark, New York, NY
Weinstock, Miami Beach, FL
Zelman, Stoughton,MA


Short-Short Fiction Honorable Mentions

Margo Barnes, Tucson, AZ
Sunny Bossenmaier, Cortez, Colorado
Chad Broughman, Harbor Springs, MI
Samantha Coggin, New York, NY
Kathy Conde, Superior, CO
Tyler Dempsey, Francis, OK
Deborah DeNicola, Pompano Beach, FL
Jonathan Eberle, Tacoma, WA
Lili Flanders, Los Angeles, CA
Jim Hohenbary, Manhattan, KS
Ronald Jackson, Durham, NC
William Marcy, Jefferson Valley, NY
Chester Meyer, Catskill, NY
Thomas Mulhern, Paradise Valley, AZ
Emmett Rensin, Chicago, IL,
Frank Rizzuto, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
David Ross, Whitesboro, NY
RC Smith, Jamestown, NC
James Waller, Falls Church, VA

All winning entries and selected finalists will also appear in the 2015 issue of New Millennium Writings, due out next spring.

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