The 2016 storySouth Million Writers Award

The goal of the storySouth Million Writers Award is to honor and promote the best fiction published in online literary journals and magazines during 2015. Nominations will be accepted until 31 August 2016. Readers can submit one nomination only at the individual readers page. Editors of online journals can submit three stories from their own publications at the editor page. We will list all nominations at the end of the nominations period. Thank you for honoring the best new fiction on the web!

Support the Million Writers Award

Each year, the Million Writers Award offers prizes to the authors of the winning story, a runner-up, and an honorable mention. These prizes are possible thanks to your generous support. Please click on the donate link below to offer your support. Donors have the option of being listed on the Million Writers Award Page or remaining anonymous. Donations are not tax-deductible. Except for the small percentage collected by PayPal to facilitate the transaction, all of your donation goes to fund the Award.

For additional questions or inquiries about the Million Writers Award, contact storySouth editor Terry Kennedy at terry@storysouth.com. For general updates about the award, be sure to check out storySouth.

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Million Writers Award anthologies

Spotlight Publishing has released two retrospective anthologies of Million Writers Award stories. For complete information, including how to order, go here for the SF/F anthology and here for the New Online Voices anthology.

Previous Million Writers Awards

Visit the links below to check out award winners, noteable stories, and donors from previous years.

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