45th Writing Awards – November 30 Deadline

Archives: Fiction

Cassady Black’s “Mapping Hana” (NMW 2017)

Cassady Black’s “Mapping Hana” (NMW 2017)

Cassady Black of Denver, Colorado has won the 43rd New Millennium Fiction Prize for “Mapping Hana.”

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

“A haunting and enchanting mystery. From the startling first lines to each smoldering revelation, readers will be delightfully lured into this map of a marriage whose true north has vanished in the night.”

Elizabeth Amon’s “Hair of the Dog” (NMW 2016)

Elizabeth Amon’s “Hair of the Dog” (NMW 2016)

–This award is Elizabeth’s first literary prize for fiction.–


Elizabeth Amon of Seattle, Washington has won the 42nd New Millennium Fiction Prize for “Hair of the Dog.”

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

“Each time I read Amon’s story, the lines of a favorite Paul Simon song, ‘Slip Slidin’ Away,’ ran through my head. For anyone who worries that the best parts of life have gotten away from you, this story is here to remind us that sometimes we let things escape because otherwise they would have consumed us whole.”–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

Sari Rose’s “The Daughter of Retail” (NMW 2001)

Sari Rose has won the 12th New Millennium Fiction Prize for “The Daughter of Retail.”

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

A Note from the Author

“This is a story I always wanted to write. I had the store, the family, the bras. What I didn’t have was a way in, and a defining action. Verna Pixley appeared one day and led me down the aisle.”

—Sari Rose