Please visit our contest page for the 2018 Best American Newspaper Narrative writing contest for work published in a print newspaper and or newspaper website during calendar year 2017. Complete details and an application/entry form are now available. Single story and series entries are eligible.
Judges will select a first, second and third place winner, along with three runner-ups and four notable narratives to be included in our Best American Newspaper Narrative Vol. 6 anthology (to be published in 2019). The 2018 winners will be recognized at our annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, July 20-22, 2018, in Grapevine, Texas.