Thursday, March 29, 2012

Million Writers Award: The Best New Online Voices + The Best Online Science Fiction and Fantasy

For nearly a decade the Million Writers Award has honored the best fiction published in online magazines and journals. Now for the first time are the most exciting stories recognized by this award gathered in 2 collections:

Million Writers Award: The Best New Online Voices
includes stories by Sefi Atta, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Corey Mesler, Roxane Gay, Eric Beetner, Randa Jarrar, Jessica Schneider, Matt Bell, Anjana Basu, and many more

Million Writers Award: The Best Online Science Fiction and Fantasy
includes stories by N. K. Jemisin, Saladin Ahmed, Rachel Swirsky, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Aliette de Bodard, Richard Bowes, Lavie Tidhar, Hannu Rajaniemi, Catherynne M. Valente, and many more

Some of these authors are well-known from print magazines and books; others have only published online. But all of them are reshaping the world of short fiction. Read these groundbreaking stories and you’ll understand why online magazines and journals are the place to find today’s most vital and challenging fiction.

If you “are curious about the boundaries writers are pushing in short fiction, (the Million Writers Award) is a very good place to start.” – Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times “Jacket Copy” blog

Pre-Order Special— free ebook offer!
If you pre-order one or both anthologies from Spotlight Publishing before June 14 you'll receive special pricing on print editions and ebooks.

Million Writers Award Anthologies + Pre-Order offer
edited by Jason Sanford
publication date: June 14th
pre-orders are open now

Call: The Million Writers Award 2012
The Million Writers Award is now inviting nominations from readers, writers, and editors. This award is for any fictional short story of at least a 1,000 words first published in an online publication during 2011. Info + Guidelines: Million Writers Award 2012. The deadline for nominations is April 9.

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