45th Writing Awards – November 30 Deadline

Archives: 2016

Kerry Tepperman Campbell’s “Bougainvillea” (NMW 2016)

Kerry Tepperman Campbell’s “Bougainvillea” (NMW 2016)

Kerry Tepperman Campbell of San Anselmo, CA has won the 42nd New Millennium Poetry Prize for “Bougainvillea.”

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

“Our Editor Emeritus, Don Williams, was moved nearly to tears the first time he read this fine poem. Its lines evoke the lushness and possibility of youth and remind the reader that eventually the garden within each of us must return to the earth.” –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