The 2016 storySouth Million Writers Award

2016 storySouth Million Writers Award winners

First place. “The Son of Summer and Eli” by Lee L. Krecklow
Second place. “Big Joy Family” by Jude Whelchel
Third place. “Last Song” by Annie Reid

2016 Finalists

“Tasneem” by Ahsan Butt
“All That We Loved, All That We Burned” by Laura Haugen
“The Son of Summer and Eli” by Lee L. Krecklow
“Leftovers” by Kiare Ladner
“Tiny Dancer” by Lisa Lang
“Half in the Truth” by Gariot Louima
“The Battle” by David Naimon
“Last Song” by Annie Reid
“Do You Hear What I'm Saying?” by Kori Waring
“Big Joy Family” by Jude Whelchel

More information

Visit our award page for up-to-date information on this year’s contest. 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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