Deadline: June 30, 2022

Entry fee: $20 

About the contest

New Millennium Writings Awards in Poetry, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Nonfiction.

New Millennium Writings was launched in 1996 with a 15-word classified ad. From those humble beginnings, NMW has exploded into an internationally recognized and highly sought-after literary award and journal.

Since 1996, New Millennium Writings has:

  • Hosted 185 Consecutive Writing Awards
  • Published 2,000+ authors
  • Delivered 50,000+ anthologies
  • Awarded more than $350,000 to new and emerging poets and writers

We believe in the creative potential of every writer, regardless of experience. Our blind and anonymous judging system ensures equality to writers of every level. All writers are welcome, and no subject is off-limits.

Submission 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 (all types welcome) – 7,499 words or less
  • Nonfiction (all types welcome) – 7,499 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, or poem(s). Cover letters are optional and may be uploaded separately.
  • For mail/postal submissions click here for instructions.
  • Submit your work (or postmark) by  June 30, 2022.
  • Enter the contest here.
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