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This international event is now in its 12th 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 2021 Shortlist!



An International Award for Digitally-Born Writing




We are now closed to entries.



The competition is now closed for 2021. Thank you to everyone who entered. Be sure to follow us on social media Facebook and Twitter and check out the 2021 shortlist!

If you’re intending to submit your work in 2022, please 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.