Read the writing that won the award!

The NER Award for Emerging Writers provides a full scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference for an emerging writer in any genre. This annual award is bestowed upon a writer who offers an unusual and compelling new voice and who has been published by NER.

This 4-issue collection includes four winning pieces alongside a range of contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from other emerging and established writers.

Order our award winner's collection today—a unique gift, an inspiration for your own writing, and a great excuse to sit and lose yourself in the best reading around. 

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