The storySouth 2006 Million Writers Award

The overall winner of the 2006 Million Writers Award is "There's a Hole in the City" by Richard Bowes (published in SCIFICTION). Bowes' story won with 24% of all votes cast. The two runner-ups were "Two Lives" by Michael Croley (Blackbird) with 21% and "The Black Tongue" by Anjana Basu (Gowanus) with 19%.

This year's award was sponsored by the Edit Red Writing Community (formerly known as Spoiled Ink). As a result of this sponsorship, the award featured a $300 prize for the overall winner (Bowes) and $50 memberships to Edit Red for each of the authors of the top ten stories of the year.

Thank you to everyone who took part in this year's award.

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For additional questions or inquiries about the Million Writers Award, contact storySouth editor Jason Sanford at