45th Writing Awards – November 30 Deadline

by NMW

Kirk Wilson’s “A Brief and Necessary Madness” (NMW 2016)

Kirk Wilson’s “A Brief and Necessary Madness” (NMW 2016)

Kirk Wilson of Austin, Texas has won the 42rd New Millennium Nonfiction Prize for “A Brief and Necessary Madness.”

He will receive $1,000 and publication both online and in print.

“A murderous sheriff, an indigent ex-baseball star, and a lone boy trying to make sense of the madness his town has grown accustomed to. In his stirring recollection of small-town Texas, our Nonfiction Winner’s empathetic portrayal brings each character to life and his lyrical prose makes the essay sing.” –NMW

Carol Marsh’s “Pictures in Leaves” (NMW 2016)

Carol Marsh’s “Pictures in Leaves” (NMW 2016)

Carol Marsh of Washington D.C. has won the 41st New Millennium Nonfiction Prize for “Pictures in Leaves.”

She will receive $1,000 and publication both online and in print.

“For anyone who’s ever shouted across the dinner table, debating with a loved one about war, dissent, and the true meaning of patriotism, Marsh’s essay will resonate deeply.” –NMW

Adrianne Aron’s “The Envelope Trick” (NMW 2016)

Adrianne Aron’s “The Envelope Trick” (NMW 2016)

Adrianne Aron of Berkeley, CA has won the 41st New Millennium Flash Fiction Prize for “The Envelope Trick.”

She will receive $1,000 and publication both online and in print.

“As immigration and foreign policy issues divide and dominate our culture, ‘The Envelope Trick’ reminds us that the political is always personal, and that many people are hanging on by only a finger or two.” –NMW

George Choundas’s “Troth” (NMW 2014)

George Choundas’s “Troth” (NMW 2014)

George Choundas of Pleasantville, NY has won the 38th New Millennium Fiction Prize for “Troth.”

He will receive $1,000 and publication both online and in print.

“George’s story imagines a world exactly like ours,  except for three subtle differences that change everything for the better… or do they? Founding Editor Don Williams declared this story to be ‘among the best work New Millennium Writings has ever published.'” –NMW

Jackie Davis Martin’s “Knife” (NMW 2015)

Jackie Davis Martin’s “Knife” (NMW 2015)

Jackie Davis Martin of San Francisco, CA has won the 39th New Millennium Fiction Prize for “Knife.”

She will receive $1,000 and publication both online and in print.

“This is the story of the man who came to dinner. When a famous writer crashes their party, he brings risk, subterfuge, and creativity back into a life gone dull. But what will he take in return?” –NMW