JULY 31, 2017 - Submission Deadline for Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction & Flash Fiction

The New Millennium Writing Awards are the cornerstone of prize-winning literary journal New Millennium Writings. Founded in 1996, NMW has published more than 1,700 authors, delivered 50,000 anthologies, and awarded $200,000+ to new and emerging poets and writers.

"NMW allows writers to explore themes in any way they choose."

"First time award winner" and "first time published" are common here at NMW. Blind and anonymous judging ensures equality to writers at any level. All are encouraged, and all are welcome.

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Ends on July 31, 2017$20.00
$20.00
POETRY • FICTION  FLASH FICTION • NONFICTION

$4,000 IN AWARDS
 — SUBMIT BY JULY 31, 2017

PRIZES
  • First Place in each category receives a $1000 cash prize, a certificate to document the success, publication online and in print, in New Millennium Writings, and two complimentary copies.
  • Select Finalists, and all Poetry Finalists, will be published in New Millennium Writings and receive two complimentary copies. 

GUIDELINES
  • No restrictions on style or subject matter.
  • Entrant retains copyright ownership of work.
  • Multiple and simultaneous submissions welcome.
  • Previously published works accepted if: Print circulation was under 5,000, or the work was published online only.
  • Fiction - 6,000 words or less
  • Nonfiction (all types welcome) - 6,000 words or less
  • Flash Fiction (aka: Short-Short Fiction) - 1,000 words or less
  • Poetry - each entry may include three poems, up to five pages total. 
  • Anonymous Judging: Submission file should contain only the title and text of the story, essay, poem(s). Cover letters are optional and may be uploaded separately.
  • For mail/postal submissions click here for instructions.

ENTRY FEES AND MULTIPLE ENTRY SUPPORT

For any category or combination of categories: 
  • 1 Entry - $20
  • 2 Entries - $40
  • 3 Entries - $45 (reg $60)
  • 4 Entries - $60 (reg $80)
  • 5 Entries - $75 (reg $100)
Note: Poetry may include up to three poems per Entry.

FINAL DEADLINE - JULY 31, 2017
  • Submissions must be received by July 31, 2017. This is the final deadline.