paper djinn - awards & nominations

Paper Djinn Press nominates its authors for the Pushcart Prize, Aurealis Awards, and the Best of the Net Anthology, in addition to offering ‘Author of the Month‘ and ‘Story of the Month‘ awards for stories published on Djinn World. We also hold regular story-writing contests with a variety of prizes and honours on offer.

pushcart prize nominees - 2020

Kelly Matsuura – ‘Every Desert is Different

Dale Parnell – ‘In Silence’

K.B. Elijah – ‘Go Fourth’

Mehreen Ahmed – ‘Ylem

Joel R. Hunt – ‘Last of the Stone Walkers’

Ximena Escobar – ‘The Shine of a Sinful Heart

aurealis awards nominees - 2020

Kelly Matsuura – ‘Every Desert is Different

K.B. Elijah – ‘The Lonely and the Lost

Mehreen Ahmed – ‘Offing’ & ‘The Cheshire Grins’

Ximena Escobar – ‘The Shine of a Sinful Heart

flash fiction contest # 01

First-Place:The Lonely and the Lost‘ by K.B. Elijah

Second-Place:We Weren’t Always Strangers‘ by Kelly Matsuura

Third-Place:The Last Si’lat‘ by Alanna Robertson-Webb

christmas tidings - 2020

Leah Mueller – ‘The Three Santas

thanksgiving treats - 2020

David Green – ‘The Last Thanksgiving

halloween tricks - 2020

Peggy Gerber – ‘Halloween Horror House

author of the month

July 2020 – Ximena Escobar

August 2020 – Jim Bates

September 2020 – Joshua D. Taylor

October 2020 – Julie Eger

November 2020 – Peggy Gerber

December 2020 – Charlotte Langtree

story of the month

July 2020: Ximena Escobar – ‘The Shine of a Sinful Heart

August 2020: Sandra Nguyen – ‘Saving Grace

September 2020: Julie Eger [Writing as A.J. Lawdring] – ‘Little Boy in the Street

October 2020: David Green – ‘From Above

November 2020: Charlotte Langtree – ‘Thanksgiving Contraband

December 2020: K.B. Elijah – ‘The Lonely and the Lost