2021 was the 23nd year of our
contests. The stories, as usual, are top notch. It was a
to read them and to help the judges come up with
It was also sad, because there were
many fine stories that did not make the list. In many cases they
merely because they were too short or too long. I sincerly regret that we can't
acknowledge them all.
For the 2021 contest cycle the first prize
in each category is $200. Runner-up prize is $100.
finalists receive attractive certificates suitable for
Click here to
see one of our award certificates.
here to see the
rules for the upcoming 2022 contests.
Take the time
to read these fine stories. After that, think about
one of your stories and then click
here to learn
Previous contest winners have a contest all their own. This
gives newer writers a better chance of winning one of the regular
contests. To see the results of the Winners Circle contests click
known to have passed on.
question mark (?)after a name means we have lost contact, so please
let us know if you can share their contact information.
Circle - Open Nonfiction (closed
February 28, 2021)
(closed April 30, 2021)
Nonfiction (closed June 30, 2021)
Biographical Nonfiction (closed August 31, 2021)
Nonfiction (closed August 31, 2020)
Nonfiction (closed June 30, 2020)
Circle - Biographical Nonfiction (closed
February 29, 2020)
Winners Circle - General
Nonfiction (closed February 29, 2020)
Here To See The Winners!
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