New Millennium Writings Contest

13 November 2007

Midnight Nov. 17 (postmark OK) is the next deadline in our New Millennium Writings Contest.
This deadline may be extended once only. Enter as often as you like at or by U.S. Mail or Other Carrier.

* Books have been shipped. Judging continues in our Summer Contest. Winners announced in coming weeks.

Winter Guidelines Follow.
Awards & Contests

$4,000 in Prizes, plus publication in NMW and on the Web at
$1,000 for best Story,
$1,000 for best Short-Short Story (1,000-word limit),
$1,000 for best Poem
$1,000 best Nonfiction (includes memoir, creative nonfiction, travel, opinion, essay, interview, features, true humor, investigative reporting, etc.)

Winners Announced in March or April, 2008
To Enter, follow these Guidelines, or enter on-line at

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 by New Millennium Writings (

3. Send between now and midnight of Nov. 17, 2007 (postmark OK).

4. Simultaneous & multiple submissions welcome. Previously published material welcome if under 5,000-circulation or online only.

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.To order our current issue, add $10.

Winners of NMW Awards are showcased along with interviews, profiles and tributes to famous writers such as 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, Faulkner, Hemingway,
Dickinson, Keats, Percy, Warren and many others. Also, prize-winning stories, poems & articles, humor, graphic arts & writing advice.

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