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Welcome to New Voices!

Proudly sponsored by EPIC, the Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition.

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The 2015 New Voices Anthology is now available for download. Click here.

The entry period for 2016 begins on November 1, 2015. Read the rules for all the info!

We congratulate the winners of the 2015 New Voices Young Writers competition. Their work is included in the New Voices 2015 anthology. Scroll down for the full list of this year's talented young writers.


Cover courtesy of Sheri L. McGathy.

Download a New Voices Young Writers brochure,which you can print and distribute at will.

Grand Prize Winners

Junior Division Falling Into Pieces Erina L. Virginia, USA
Senior Division A Soul Unmasked Nathan Q. Washington, USA

Junior Division


First Place A Snowy Diwali Prisha M. New Jersey, USA
Second Place Listen Phoebe P. Texas, USA
Third Place The Quadruplets Kelly C. New York, USA
Award of Excellence A Little This, a Little That Divya P. California, USA
Honorable Mention Love Or Hate Ribka T. Virginia, USA
Judges' Award The End Sabrina C. Tennessee, USA

Short Story

First Place Falling Into Pieces Erina L. Virginia, USA
Second Place
The LIttle Starfish
Kaitlin K. Virginia, USA
Third Place Down Lindsey N. Colorado, USA
Award of Excellence Handle With Caution Divya P. California, USA
Honorable Mention Snow White and I Only Nardia I. Tennessee, USA
Judges' Award Out of the Dark Anna C. Montana, USA


First Place The Motivational Dictionary Jeremiah Y. Illinois, USA
Second Place Sustainability and Sustainable Living Aaditya S. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Third Place Not For You Shannon S. New York, USA
Award of Excellence A Benefit With Every Stride Kaitlyn Y. Illinois, USA
Honorable Mention The Way of Books Amber A. Germany
Judges' Award The Story of Reality Shruti R. New Jersey, USA

Senior Division


First Place A Soul Unmasked Nathan Q. Washington, USA
Second Place The Clouds' Courante Madison M.. Utah, USA
Third Place Last Time Sofia J. Belgrade, Serbia
Award of Excellence The Blue Dress Cerlina L. New York, USA
Honorable Mention Cycle Tracy R. Florida, USA
Judges' Award Two-Faced Nina S. New York, USA

 Short Story

First Place Connecting Infinity Samantha L. Florida, USA
Second Place Touching Hands Magdalen A-H. Pennsylvania, USA
Third Place Scarecrows Grant B. Minnesota, USA
Award of Excellence Silent Tune, Passionate Sound Sandra C. New York, USA
Honorable Mention The Monster of Desire Sarah S. New Hampshire, USA
Judges' Award For a Dead Princess Jonathan Z Virginia, USA


First Place Paddles Point Backwards Sarah S. Texas, USA
Second Place My Dear Villains... Emily M.. California, USA
Third Place Viral Vectors: From Life-Threatening to Life-Inducing David Y. New Jersey, USA
Award of Excellence Why You Should Rescue Amy H. Maryland, USA
Honorable Mention Midas Touch Jihee Y. California, USA
Judges' Award A Voyage to Peace Tracy R. Florida, USA







One of the leading competitions in the electronic world for young authors, the New Voices Young Writer's Competition™ encourages reading and writing among middle and high school students while introducing them to the exciting world of eBooks and ePublishing, the wave of the literary future.

The New Voices Young Writer's Competition™  can become a launching pad into the world of publishing for many young writers, allowing them their first taste of professional feedback and pushing them to achieve their dream of seeing their words in print.

Established by EPIC in 2006, the competition accepts entries from students attending public, private, or home schools from all over the world.

Know an aspiring young writer? The New Voices Young Writers Competition brochure can be downloaded and distributed to any school, homeschool organization, or young writer. Copies of the brochure can be requested by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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