The following stories by Nathaniel Tower have won contests or been nominated for awards. For links to most of the stories, visit the main Writing and Publications page.
Contest Winning Stories
“Our Grave Yard” – Carnage Conservatory Crimson Skull Contest Winner 2012
“The J” – Toasted Cheese Three Cheers and a Tiger Contest Winner 2009
“Bradley Sands is a Dick” – Bradley Sands is a Dick anthology Contest Winner 2009 (hosted by Bust Down the Doors and Eat All the Chickens)
“Journey Across a Salty Sea in Search of a Flower” – Perspectives Thanksgiving 2008 Contest Winner
“An Early Halloween” – Pens on Fire Halloween 2008 Contest Winner
“Two Birds in My Hands” – Nominated for the 2013 Pushcart Prize by Storm Cellar Quarterly
“Throwing the Life Away” – Nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Prize by Eunoia Review.
“Quitting is Easy” – Nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Prize by The Short Fiction Collective
“The Oaten Hands” – Named a Notable Story in 2009 by story south’s Million Writers Award (first nominated by Toasted Cheese)