Writing Contest XLIII • Katie Bickham, Poetry Prize • NMW (2017)

43rd Writing Contest • First Place, Poetry Katie Bickham of Shreveport, LA has won the 43rd New Millennium Poetry Prize for “Shorn.” She will receive $1,000, a certificate to document the success, and publication both online and in print. “Equal parts ode and lament, this poem explores the power of women’s hair, its ubiquitous influence […]

Writing Contest XLII • Kerry Tepperman Campbell, Poetry Prize • NMW (2016)

42nd Writing Contest • First Place, Poetry Kerry Tepperman Campbell of San Anselmo, CA has won the New Millennium Poetry Prize for “Bougainvillea.” She will receive $1,000, a certificate to document the success, and publication both online and in print. “Our Editor Emeritus, Don Williams, was moved nearly to tears the first time he read […]

38th Writing Contest • Rosa Lane, Poetry Prize • NMW (2014)

38th Writing Contest • First Place, Poetry Rosa Lane of El Cerrito, CA has won the New Millennium Poetry Prize for “Father.” She will receive $1,000, a certificate to document the success, and publication both online and in print. “Her vivid imagining of her father returned from death as a hummingbird, hovering above his daughters.”

39th Writing Contest • Noah Stetzer, Poetry Prize • NMW (2015)

39th Writing Contest • First Place, Poetry Noah Stetzer of Washington, D.C. has won the New Millennium Poetry Prize for “Intruder.” He will receive $1,000, a certificate to mark the success, and publication both online and in print. “It begins with the mystery of a few missing pills…or is it a few too many? A clever take on […]

Writing Contest XL • Claire Bateman, Poetry Prize • NMW (2015)

40th Writing Contest • First Place, Poetry Claire Bateman of Greenville, South Carolina has won the New Millennium Poetry Prize for “Meanwhile, We Called Ourselves Human,”. She will $1,000, a certificate to mark the success, and publication both online and in print. Maureen McLane, celebrated poet and 2014 National Book Award Finalist, served as our guest judge […]

FIRST VERSE • “Parental Love” by Lee Jines • NMW (2012)

FIRST VERSE (Author’s first-ever published poem.) –New Millennium Writings– Issue 21 (2012) Parental Love By Lee Jines I remember my mother yelling upstairs for me to get up, And that if I didn’t get up right now, she waddn’ gonna yell any more, And I remember her yelling some more. I remember my mother standing […]

Special “Obama” Writing Contest, Frances Payne Adler • NMW (2010)

Frances Payne Adler, Poetry Winner

Special “Obama” Writing Contest • First Place, Poetry Frances Payne Adler has won the New Millennium “Obama” Poetry Prize for “In the White House.” He will receive $1,000, a certificate to document the success, and publication both online and in print. In the White House By Frances Payne Adler   In the White House January […]