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Editor nominations for Million Writers Award

The 2006 Million Writers Award is now CLOSED for nominations. This page was for EDITORS to nominate three short stories published in their online magazine. Individuals nominations are here.

Thank you to everyone who nominated a story. The list of notable stories will be released on March 15.

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Small Spiral Notebook
http://www.smallspiralnotebook.com
Story 1: "May Your Next Be Your Last" by Lisa Selin Davis
http://www.smallspiralnotebook.com/summer05/lisadavis.shtml
Story 2: "Thankful" by
Terese Svoboda
http://www.smallspiralnotebook.com/summer05/tsvoboda.shtml
Story 3: "Thief" (this story is non-fiction) by Debra Anne Davis
http://www.smallspiralnotebook.com/winter04/ddavis.shtml

2nd Hand
http://www.the2ndhand.com
Story 1: Birthday, With Grandfather's Corpse, by M. Lynx Qualey
http://www.the2ndhand.com/print17/story1.html
Story 2: The General, by Mike Nowacki
http://www.the2ndhand.com/archive/general.html
Story 3: The Kind of Girl You Read About in New Wave Magazines, by Paul A. Toth
http://www.the2ndhand.com/print16/story1.html

Verbsap
http://www.verbsap.com

Story 1: "Torture," by James Thompson http://www.verbsap.com/2005oct/thompson.html
Story 2: "Desire Equals Rain," by John Flynn http://verbsap.com/2005oct/flynn.html
Story 3: "Getaway," by Paul Silverman
http://verbsap.com/2005april/silverman.html

Tryst
http://www.tryst3.com

Story 1: "Korematsu Love" by Steven Gillis
http://www.tryst3.com/issue13/gillis.html

Story 2: "The Soup in Uncle Norman's Beard" by Steven Pirie
http://www.tryst3.com/issue13/pirie.html

Story 3: "Off-Shore Promises" by Rochelle Mass
http://www.tryst3.com/issue14/mass.html

Storyglossia
http://www.storyglossia.com

Story 1: "Tether" by Kirby Gann
http://www.storyglossia.com/ten/kg_tether.html
Story 2: "Paper Swallows" by Rebekah Cotton
http://www.storyglossia.com/ten/rc_paper.html
Story 3: "Shut-ins" by Connie Corzilius
http://www.storyglossia.com/ten/cc_shutins.html

Outside Ink
http://outsiderink.com

Story 1: "The Day The World Ended" by Devan Sagliani
http://outsiderink.com/05/fall/sagliani.php
Story 2: "Insects" by Alex Hare
http://outsiderink.com/05/summer/hare.php
Story 3: "Bottom Feeder" by Tom Cardamone
http://outsiderink.com/05/summer/cardamone.php

Velvet Mafia
http://velvetmafia.com

Story 1: "Seahorse" by Michael Graves
http://velvetmafia.com/14/graves.php
Story 2: "Extinction" by Jeff Leavell
http://velvetmafia.com/17/leavell.php
Story 3: "Still Missing" by Dean Durber
http://velvetmafia.com/16/durber.php

Underground Voices
http://www.undergroundvoices.com

Story 1: "Unzipped" by Steven J. Dines
http://www.undergroundvoices.com/UVDines.htm
Story 2: "Indian Nights" by Meena Afsari
http://www.undergroundvoices.com/UVAfsari.htm
Story 3: "Superhero" by Mason Lerner
http://www.undergroundvoices.com/UVLerner.htm

Shots Magazine
http://www.shotsmag.co.uk

Story 1: "Chairman of the Bored" by Iain Rowan
http://www.shotsmag.co.uk/fiction2005/chairman.html
Story 2: "Limp Puppets" by David White
http://www.shotsmag.co.uk/fiction2005/limppuppets.html
Story 3: "Milady's Diamonds" by Enriqueta Carrington
http://www.shotsmag.co.uk/fiction2005/diamonds.html

Drunken Boat http://www.drunkenboat.com
Story 1: "Life on Earth Deserves to be Lived in Las Vegas" by Fredrick Zackel
http://www.drunkenboat.com/db7/index.html
Story 2: "Flotsam" by Gayle Brandeis
http://www.drunkenboat.com/db7/index.html
Story 3:"From Me Then to You Now" by David Barringer
http://drunkenboat.com/db6/

Shred of Evidence
http://www.shredofevidence.com

Story 1: "A Sack of Potatoes" by Sarah Weinman
http://shredofevidence.com/may05/potatoes.html
Story 2: "The Inspector" by Steven Torres
http://shredofevidence.com/aug05_nov05/inspector.html
Story 3: "Piggy Eyes" by Iain Rowan
http://shredofevidence.com/may05/piggy_eyes.html

Chick Flicks
http://www.chickflicksezine.com

Story 1: "A Few Ugly Humans" by Hareendran Kallinkeel
http://www.chickflicksezine.com/archives/issue4/kallinkeel.html
Story 2: "Song of the South" by Athena Workman
http://www.chickflicksezine.com/archives/issue3/workman.html
Story 3: "Obsession" by Adam Burns
http://www.chickflicksezine.com/archives/issue5/burns.html

Southern Gothic Online http://www.southerngothic.org

Story 1: Nobody's That Good All the Time - Joanne Merriam
http://www.southerngothic.org/Fiction/nobody.htm
Story 2: Space is Kindness - Christopher Howard
http://www.southerngothic.org/Fiction/kindness.htm
Story 3: An Aesthetic Education - Catharine Savage Brosman
http://www.southerngothic.org/Fiction/aesthetic.htm

In the Fray
http://inthefray.com
Story 1: "Land of enchantment" by Katharine Tillman
http://inthefray.com/html/article.php?sid=1354&mode=&order=0&thold=0
Story 2: "The stoning of Andrew" by Chad Gurley
http://inthefray.com/html/article.php?sid=1165&mode=&order=0&thold=0
Story 3: "Taking care of one another" by Susan Parker
http://inthefray.com/html/article.php?sid=1126&mode=&order=0&thold=0

ChiZine: Treatments of Light and Shade in Words http://chizine.com

Story 1: "Under the Bridge" by Hannah Wolf Bowen
http://www.chizine.com/underbridge.htm

Story 2: "Standard Deviation" by Anil Menon
http://www.chizine.com/standard_deviation.htm

Story 3: "The Man With Hungry Eyes" by Mark Budman
http://www.chizine.com/hungry_eyes.htm

BathHouse Magazine http://www.emich.edu/studentorgs/bhouse
Story 1: "Terrified by Raisins" by Jason Ockert
http://www.emich.edu/studentorgs/bhouse/terrified.html

The Thrilling Detective Web Site
http://www.thrillingdetective.com/
Story 1: "Acquainted with the Night" by David White
http://www.thrillingdetective.com/fiction/05_07_01.html
Story 2: "Consider It Lit" by Stephen D. Rogers
http://www.thrillingdetective.com/fiction/05_07_03.html
Story 3: "Dirty Barry" by Ray Banks
http://www.thrillingdetective.com/fiction/05_07_02.html

failbetter
http://www.failbetter.com

Story 1: “San Francisco in the 1990s” by Chris Lombardi http://www.failbetter.com/2005-1/LombardiSF.htm

Story 2: “Someone's Drunk Wife” by Susan Buttenwieser
http://www.failbetter.com/2005-3/ButtenwieserSomeones.htm

Story 3: “To Do List - Week of March 14th” by Carolyn Hiler
http://www.failbetter.com/2005-3/HilerToDo.htm

The Rose & Thorn: http://www.theroseandthornezine.com

Story 1: God's Good Goodbye in Vapour Trail by Alexander Zelenyj
http://www.theroseandthornezine.com/Fall05/Vapor.htm
Story 2: After Birth by Adam Peichert
http://www.theroseandthornezine.com/Summer05/Afterbirth.htm
Story 3: On A Summer Afternoon by Zelda Erskine
http://www.theroseandthornezine.com/Winter04/Afternoon.htm

The Story Garden 5.0
http://www.stwa.net/tsg5/index.html

Story 1: “Pop-Tarts” by Mary Corinne Powers http://www.stwa.net/tsg5/mcpowerspoptarts.html
Story 2: “John Wayne and the Perfect Angel Food Cake” by Gerald Budinski
http://www.stwa.net/tsg5/gbudinskijohnwayne.html
Story 3: “Blood From Anything” by Rusty Barnes
http://www.stwa.net/tsg5/rbarnesbloodfromanything.html

Stickman Review
http://www.stickmanreview.com
Story 1: "My Father's Heart" by David Abrams
http://www.stickmanreview.com/V4N1/contents/abrams.html
Story 2: "Lake People" by William Borden
http://www.stickmanreview.com/V4N1/contents/borden.html
Story 3: "The Last Foreigner" by Karen Regen-Tuero
http://www.stickmanreview.com/V4N1/contents/regen-tuero.html

Red China Magazine
http://www.redchinamagazine.com
Story 1: "Parallel Universe" by Alison Weaver
http://www.redchinamagazine.com/weaver.htm

DISPATCH LITAREVIEW
http://www.litdispatch.net
Story 1: "Jesus Loves His Little Children" by James Craig
http://litdispatch.net/one/fic/jcjesus.html

The Lampshade
http://ls.thewritepath.org

Story 1: "Do you feel better now?" by Michael Leone
http://ls.thewritepath.org/arch/2/s/better.html

Gowanus http://www.gowanusbooks.com
Story 1: "Grey White Yellow" by Mita Ghose
http://www.gowanusbooks.com/Mita_Ghose_GWY.html
Story 2: "The Black Tongue" by Anjana Basu
http://www.gowanusbooks.com/black_tongue_basu.html
Story 3: "A Family Business" by Padma Prasad
http://www.gowanusbooks.com/family_business_prasad.html

The Summerset Review http://www.summersetreview.org
Story 1: "Beneath the Starfish Sky" by Barbara Jacksha
http://www.summersetreview.org/06winter/starfish.htm
Story 2: "An Odd-Looking Catfish" by B. J. Hollars
http://www.summersetreview.org/05summer/catfish.htm
Story 3: "My Father of Geometry" by Mark X. Cronin
http://www.summersetreview.org/05spring/geometry.htm

Laura Hird
http://www.laurahird.com

Story 1: 'Mother's Bony Behind' by Elizabeth Glixman
http://www.laurahird.com/showcase/elizabethglixman.html
Story 2: 'My Sister's Death' by Bhupinder D. Mahi
http://www.laurahird.com/showcase/bhupindermahi.html
Story 3: 'The Laughter of the Clown' by Mark SaFranko
http://laurahird.com/showcase/marksafranko.html

HOBART http://www.hobartpulp.com/

Story 1: "What it Means When the Sky Turns Pink and the Rain Starts to Fall" by Kevin Kalinowski
http://www.hobartpulp.com/fiction/jun05kalinowski.html
Story 2: "The Combat Photographer" by Dave Housley
http://www.hobartpulp.com/fiction/may05housley.html
Story 3: "Genius" by Terri Brown-Davidson
http://www.hobartpulp.com/fiction/nov05browndavidson.html

Antithesis Common: http://www.antithesiscommon.com
Story 1: "Healthy Guy" by David J. LeMaster
http://www.antithesiscommon.com/Issue2/pg4.htm
Story 2: "Pacific Northwest" by Aaron Hellem
http://www.antithesiscommon.com/Issue2/pg8.htm
Story 3: "Requiem For An Author" by R. Holsen
http://www.antithesiscommon.com/Issue1/pg9.htm

Apogee Magazine
http://www.apogeemag.com

Story 1: Schmuck Brothers of East Harlem by Richard Grayson
http://www.apogeemag.com/prosepoetry/schmuck.html
Story 2: Booked Solid by William Leigh Baumgartner
http://www.apogeemag.com/prosepoetry/bookedsolid.html

Thirst for Fire
http://thirstforfire.com

Story 1: "Miho and Carlos" by Andrij Zip
http://thirstforfire.com/120501.html

Defenestration http://www.defenestrationmag.net

Story 1: "My Fool" by Jeff Nowak http://www.defenestrationmag.net/prose/jnowak.htm

Story 2: "Ransom" by Michael Hulme http://www.defenestrationmag.net/prose/mhulme3.htm

Story 3: "The Nouveau Shelter for the Rich" by Michael Fowler http://www.defenestrationmag.net/prose/mfowler3.htm

The Blue Moon Review
http://www.thebluemoon.com

Story 1: TAKING UP WITH BERTA, by Jamey Gallagher
http://thebluemoon.typepad.com/bmr/2005/12/taking_up_with_.html
Story 2: JUVENALIA, by C. Bard Cole
http://thebluemoon.typepad.com/bmr/2005/11/juvenalia_by_c_.html

Me Three http://www.methree.net

Story 1: "Coma" by John McCaffrey http://www.methree.net/archives/2005/May/mccaffreycoma.htm

Story 2: "Marble Work" by Nate House http://www.methree.net/archives/2005/November/housemarblework.html

Story 3: "Three Scenes from My Life (With Special Guest Star Truman Capote)" http://www.methree.net/archives/2005/January/graysoncapote.html

Toasted Cheese http://www.toasted-cheese.com
Story 1: "Musee Mecanique" by Terri Brown-Davidson
http://www.toasted-cheese.com/ezine/5-4/brown-davidson.htm
Story 2: "Refuge" by Anna Evans
http://www.toasted-cheese.com/ezine/5-3/evans.htm
Story 3: "Cravings" by Trish O'Brien-Edwards
http://www.toasted-cheese.com/ezine/5-3/obrien-edwards.htm

THE KING'S ENGLISH
http://www.thekingsenglish.org

Story 1: "Pig Roast," by Bill Bukovsan
http://home.comcast.net/~wapshot1/Fall05/PigRoast.pdf
Story 2: "The Audience," by James Chapman
http://home.comcast.net/~wapshot1/Fall05/Audience.pdf
Story 3: "The Fear of Stones," by Kei Miller
http://home.comcast.net/~wapshot1/Fall05/FearofStones.pdf

Thunder Sandwich
http://www.thundersandwich.com

Story 1: "One of Those Zombie Lovers" by James Valvis
http://www.thundersandwich.com/ts25/valvis.htm
Story 2: "A Small, Simple Gift" by Justin Crouse
http://www.thundersandwich.com/ts26/page74.html
Story 3: "The Listening Post" by Legs Orlasky
http://www.thundersandwich.com/ts25/page80.html

Eclectica Magazine http://www.eclectica.org

Story 1: "The Caketopper" by Ali Fahmy
http://www.eclectica.org/v9n4/fahmy.html

Story 2: "Are You Lonesome Tonight" by Roderick Leyland
http://www.eclectica.org/v9n2/leyland.html

Story 3: "The Promised Land" by Stephen Healey
http://www.eclectica.org/v9n3/healey.html

Barrelhouse
http://www.barrelhousemag.com

Story 1: "Go Fish," by Mary Miller
http://www.barrelhousemag.com/gofish.html

Story 2: "Surviving Death," by Tom Whalen
http://www.barrelhousemag.com/survivingdeath.html

Story 3: "Queer Studies: Six New Texts," by Matt Williamson
http://www.barrelhousemag.com/studies.html

JMWW: A Quarterly Journal of Writing
http://www.JMWW.150m.com

Story 1: "White Out" by Kirsten Noelle Hubbard
http://jmww.150m.com/Hubbard.html
Story 2: "Ichthyology" by Michael Hartford
http://jmww.150m.com/Hartford.html
Story 3: "Deep Tissue" by Penelope Horn
http://jmww.150m.com/Penelope.html

Identity Theory
http://www.identitytheory.com

Story 1: "Fists for Hands" by Suzanne Nielsen
http://www.identitytheory.com/fiction/nielsen_fists.php

Story 2: "My Cherry" by Henry Baum
http://www.identitytheory.com/fiction/baum_cherry.php

Story 3: "Funny Silhouette" by Nick Jager
http://www.identitytheory.com/fiction/jager_funny.php

LitRag
http://www.litrag.com

Story: "Fish Heads" by Peter Markus
http://www.litrag.com/indexeighteen.html

Mad Hatters Review
http://www.madhattersreview.com

Story 1: "Re-Birthing" by Marc Lowe
http://www.madhattersreview.com/issue2/whatnots_lowe1.shtml
Story 2: "The Necessary Devil" by Fisher Thompson http://www.madhattersreview.com/issue2/whatnots_thompson1.shtml
Story 3: "Falcon High School Reunion Steering Committee" by Maggie Shearon
http://www.madhattersreview.com/issue3/fiction_shearon1.shtml

Defenestration
http://www.defenestrationmag.net

Story 1: "Noah's Personal Rapture" by David Dumitru http://www.defenestrationmag.net/prose/ddumitru.htm

Story 2: "My Fool" by Jeff Nowak http://www.defenestrationmag.net/prose/jnowak.htm

Story 3: "Lundy Man" by Jay Wexler http://www.defenestrationmag.net/prose/jwexler3.htm

Thuglit http://www.thuglit.com/

Story 1
Johnny Cash Is Dead by Jordan Harper
http://www.thuglit.com/zine/thug2/johnny.pdf
Story 2
McHenry's Gift by Mike MacLean
http://www.thuglit.com/zine/thug3/gift.pdf
Story 3
Roses At His Feet by Dana Frittersmash
http://www.thuglit.com/zine/thug4/roses.pdf

Per Contra
http://www.percontra.net

"The Endless Visit" by Richard Burgin
http://www.percontra.net/featured.html

Pindeldyboz
http://www.pindeldyboz.com

Story 1: "Lost in Carver Country" by Greg Ames
http://www.pindeldyboz.com/gacarver.htm

Story 2: "Self Defense" by Michael Hartford
http://www.pindeldyboz.com/mhdefense.htm

Story 3: "Waiting" by Amy Kiger-Williams
http://www.pindeldyboz.com/akwwaiting.htm

Thieves Jargon
www.thievesjargon.com

Story 1: "Whisper California" by Vishal Khanna.
http://www.thievesjargon.com/content/workview.php?work=461

Story 2: "A Matter of Time, Mrs. Pyle" by Caroline Kepnes.
http://www.thievesjargon.com/content/workview.php?work=364

Story 3: "Hail Mary" by Maggie Shearon.
http://www.thievesjargon.com/content/workview.php?work=301

kwani?
http://www.kwani.org
Story 1: "The Applications" by B. Karanja wa Njama
http://www.kwani.org/applications.htm

Story 2: "Transitions" by Muthony wa Gatumo
http://www.kwani.org/transitions.htm

Story 3: "The Deed" by Dayo Forster
http://www.kwani.org/deed.htm

Story 1: "Snowbound" by Shirley Richardson
http://thelandingmag.blogspot.com/

Turk Magazine
www.turkmagazine.com
Story #1: Work of Genus
http://www.turkmagazine.com/issue6/workofgenus.html

Juked http://www.juked.com
Story 1: "Bare Ana" by Robbie Shapard
http://www.juked.com/2005/09/bareana.asp
Story 2: "Zombie Sharks with Metal Teeth" by Stephen Graham Jones
http://www.juked.com/2005/09/zombiesharks.asp
Story 3: "Homecoming King" by Alan Rossi
http://www.juked.com/2005/10/homecomingking.asp

Poor Mojo's Almanac(k)
http://www.poormojo.org

Story 1: "A Wide Ass And No Shame"
by Gwendolyn Joyce Mintz
http://www.poormojo.org/cgi-bin/gennie.pl?Fiction+221+bi

Story 2: "17th Century Anarchism"
by Nicholas A. Vandermolen
http://www.poormojo.org/cgi-bin/gennie.pl?Fiction+225+bi

Story 3: "The Good-Bye Hyena"
by J.R. Salling
http://www.poormojo.org/cgi-bin/gennie.pl?Fiction+251+bi

Lily
http://lilylitreview.com

Story 1: Only the Washed, by Neal Dorenbosch
http://freewebs.com/lilylitreview/2_2dorenbosch.html
Story 2: The Jungle Room, by Justin Crouse
http://freewebs.com/lilylitreview/2_5crouse.html
Story 3: The Situation, by Jen Michalski
http://freewebs.com/lilylitreview/2_7michalski.html

Pulp Net
http://pulp.net

Abandoned Things by Ryan Kennebeck
http://pulp.net/fiction/stories/13/abandoned-things.html
Eustace’s child by Heather Macleod
http://pulp.net/fiction/stories/20/eustaces-child.html
Symphony of the flying insect by Dominic Murphy
http://pulp.net/fiction/stories/15/symphony-of-the-flying-insect.html

Spoiled Ink
http://www.spoiledink.com

"So Very Necessary" by Stacy Taylor
http://www.spoiledink.com/Uploads/st_38_So_Very_Necessary
"The Paris Girl Who Moaned Like Water" by Jimmy Scoville
http://www.spoiledink.com/Uploads/st_435_the_Paris_Girl_who_Moans
"The City of Lighthousekeepers" by Kirsti Wishart
http://www.spoiledink.com/FICTION/short_stories_apr002.php

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