deadline extension: New Millennium Writings contest
- Deadline in the New Millennium Writings Winter Contest has been extended once only to
Jan. 31, 2009. This deadline won't be extended.
$4,000 in Prizes, plus publication in NMW and on the Web. $1,000 for best Story; $1,000
for best Poem; $1,000 best Nonfiction; $1,000 for best Short-short fiction (1,000-word
(Nonfiction includes humor, memoir, creative nonfiction, travel, opinion, essay, interview,
features, investigative reporting, etc.)
Winners of NMW Awards are showcased along with interviews, profiles and tributes to
famous writers such as Kurt Vonnegut, J. D. Salinger, 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, Walker Percy, Robert Penn Warren, Faulkner, Hemingway, Dickinson,
Keats and many others. Also, prize-winning stories, poems & articles, humor, graphic arts
To Enter, follow these Guidelines, or enter on-line at www.writingawards.com .
1. No restrictions as to style, content or number of submissions. Enter as often as you like.
Materials previously published OK if online or under 5000-circulation in book or
2. Winners and selected finalists---including all poetry finalists---will be published in
our 2009-10 issue--which contestants will receive--and/or on-line at
3. Send between now and midnight of Jan. 31, 2009.
double line break 4. Simultaneous & multiple submissions welcome.
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. All 20 poetry finalists will be published. If entering online, upload all 3 poems in a
single file, per entry.
7. Include name, phone, address, email & category on cover page or page 1.
8. Manuscripts not returned. Include email address or SASE for list of winners.
9. Include $17 check payable to NMW with each submission.
10. Enter online at www.writingawards.com or send by U.S. Mail or other carrier to: "NMW"
Room EM, PO Box 2463, Knoxville, TN, 37901.
To order a sample issue, add $10.
For Results of our last contest, visit www.newmillenniumwritings.com.
For more information, email <DonWilliams7(at)charter.net> (replace (at) with @)