The 2012 storySouth Million Writers Award

Winners

First place: “The Mill Pond” by xTx (StoryGlossia)
Runner-up: “On Familiar Terms” by Kelly Cherry (Blackbird)
Honorable mention: “The Butcher’s Chimes” by Micah Dean Hicks (Menda City Review)

Prizes

The award for first place was $500 and a $100 gift certificate from ThinkGeek. The award for runner-up was $250. The award for honorable mention was $100 and a $50 gift card to Powells.com, sponsored by writingprompts.us.

Donors

We are pleased to thank the following donors for making the 2012 Million Writers Award possible.

$100 or more.
Spring Garden Press (publisher of storySouth | Anonymous Donor

$50 to $100.
Daily Science Fiction | Dzanc Books | StarShipSofa | Rick Groszkiewicz | Tarl Kudrick, founder of On The Premises magazine

Other amounts.
Kathryn Baker | Richard Bowes | Jeremy Butler | Cartwheel Media | Barbara Diehl | Mary Garber | Anne Germanacos | The Workplace Anthology | Caroline Yoachim | Peter Young | Several anonymous donations

More information

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.

Previous Million Writers Awards

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

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