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. Our nominations period is now closed.
The votes have been tallied and we're excited to announce the following winners of the 2016 storySouth Million Writers Award!
Second place. “Big Joy Family” by Jude Whelchel
Third place. “Last Song” by Annie Reid
Our judges have selected the following finalists in the 2016 storySouth Million Writers Award. Please place your vote via Google Form at the following link. Voting will remain open until 15 February 2017.
Thank you for helping to recognize the best writing on the internet!
2016 Notable Stories
Our judges have considered the nominated stories and are excited to announce the list of 2016 Notable Stories!
“Soup” by Chikodili Emelumadu
“Devildoms” by Saytchyn Maddux-Creech
2016 Nominations for the Million Writers Award
Our judges are now considering the following nominations for the Million Writers Award. Thank you for your interest in the award, and check back soon for finalists.
“Act 1 of That Football Story, or: The Tragedy of Mack Bethlehem” by JD Mitchell
“Mother’s New Leg (Issue 70)” by Jeffrey Boyer
“Surface Tension” by Steve Vermillion
“The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn ” by Usman T. Malik
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For general updates about the award, be sure to check out storySouth.
Million Writers Award anthologies
Previous Million Writers Awards
Visit the links below to check out award winners, noteable stories, and donors from previous years.