We showcase exciting and inventive stories and poetry that integrate a variety of digital formats, platforms, and media


This international event is now in its 11th year. The NMWP encourages and promotes the best in new-media writing and is leading the way toward the future of the ‘written’ word and interactive storytelling. 

The NMWP has attracted entries from the very best and most innovative writers in the field, from all around the world. To see the amazing spectrum of creativity we celebrate, please browse the shortlisters and winners from the past ten years, on this site.

See the 2020 Prize Winners and Shortlist



An International Award for Digitally-Born Writing




The competition is currently closed to entries.

If you’re intending to submit your work to the competition in 2021, be sure to check out the Competition Rules. It’s also a good idea to check out the FAQs to make sure your creative output fits our competition criteria.