2018 Young People's Creative Writing Contest Results!

Thank you to everyone who entered this year's Young People's Creative Writing Contest! We had over 600 entries this year to send to our judges -- wow! Below is a full list of winners, and attached at the bottom of this blog post are scanned copies of the winning entries. Winners will be honored in an award ceremony on Friday, May 4, at 7 pm, at the Hardesty Regional Library's Connor's Cove Theatre. All are welcome to attend the ceremony and hear author Pam Muñoz Ryan speak about writing, books, and her life as an author. Congratulations to all the winners! 

POETRY

10-12

1st: “Uh-oh!” by Brynlee Smith

2nd: “Heaven's Gifts” by Mya Smith

3rd: “A Cold Fall Day” by Abby Wise

13-15

1st: “When the Wolves Come Over the Hills” by Makenna Smoliak

2nd: “Orion” by Natasha Perez

3rd: “The Weeping Willow” by Aurora DeVore

16-18

1st: “Mosquito Bite Psalms” by Sarah Redmond

2nd: “Witness of Rust” by Checotah Fulks

3rd: “Prism” by Hana Saad

 

SHORT STORY

10-12

1st: “Blue-Haired Baby” by August Dickman

2nd: “Thirty-six” by James Walsh

3rd: “Dr. Benjamin Benson, M.D.” by Lydia Spicer

13-15

1st: “Shades of Summer” by Renee Fernandes

2nd: “A Portrait of an Anthropologist” by Israel Meyers

3rd: “The Box” by Victoria Harris

16-18

1st: “Once Upon a Red Moon” by Emily King

2nd: “The Little Ocean” by Charlotte Suttee

3rd: “Miss Clara Adams' Emeralds” by Emily Tucker

 

INFORMAL ESSAY

10-12

1st: “A Special Story” by Tanvi Kiran

2nd: “I Believe in Human Rights” by Harley Smith

3rd: “My Experience at J.A. Biztown” by Brynlee Smith

13-15

1st: “Bad Can Turn Out Good” by David Farell

2nd: “Metamorphosis” by Aubrey McNiel

3rd: “Storytelling on Sunday” by Sarah Rahmatullah

16-18

1st: “The Bubble” by Madison Rice

2nd: “A Thought, Finally” by Charlotte Suttee

3rd: “The Beautiful Ocean” by Joseph Williams

 

SHORT PLAY

10-12

1st: “A Revolutionary Fraternity” by Esther Zhu

2nd: “Missing Money” by Amanda Hogle

3rd: “The Mouse” by Harini Senthil

13-15

1st: “Parental Control” by Joshua Acree

2nd: “Parental Pressure” by Trace Burchart

3rd: “I Am What I Am” by Elsie Burns

16-18

1st: “The Cure” by Avery Videll

2nd: “Memories” by Brooklyn Malone

3rd: “The Way of the Universe” by Hana Saad

 

COMIX

10-12

1st: “Under My Bed” by August Dickman

2nd: “Pip's Adventure” by Savanna Hollingshead

3rd: “Birdie the Tortoise” by Lydia King

13-15

1st: “Withered Blossoms” by Jee Yang

2nd: “I Am” by Kianna Grant

3rd: “Pirate Academy” by Jacob Stevenson

16-18

1st: “Fly to Your Dreams” by Leticia Almanza

2nd: “Be Yourself” by Charity Farell

3rd: “Emerald” by John Eccles

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2018 YPCWC Winning Entries Poetry All Ages.pdf2.48 MB
2018 YPCWC Winning Entries Short Story 10-12.pdf4.01 MB
2018 YPCWC Winning Entries Short Story 13-15.pdf4.1 MB
2018 YPCWC Winning Entries Short Story 16-18.pdf4.31 MB
2018 YPCWC Winning Entries Informal Essay 10-12.pdf2.26 MB
2018 YPCWC Winning Entries Informal Essay 13-15.pdf3.14 MB
2018 YPCWC Winning Entries Informal Essay 16-18.pdf3.62 MB
2018 YPCWC Winning Entries Short Play 10-12.pdf3.35 MB
2018 YPCWC Short Play 13-15 1st Place.pdf1.9 MB
2018 YPCWC Short Play 13-15 2nd Place.pdf1.55 MB
2018 YPCWC Short Play 13-15 3rd Place.pdf1.58 MB
2018 YPCWC Short Play 16-18 1st Place.pdf1.46 MB
2018 YPCWC Short Play 16-18 2nd Place.pdf2.1 MB
2018 YPCWC Short Play 16-18 3rd Place.pdf2.28 MB
2018 YPCWC Comix 10-12 1st Place.pdf1.36 MB
2018 YPCWC Comix 10-12 2nd Place.pdf2.38 MB
2018 YPCWC Comix 10-12 3rd Place.pdf576.35 KB
2018 YPCWC Comix 13-15 1st Place.pdf3.09 MB
2018 YPCWC Comix 13-15 2nd Place.pdf1.14 MB
2018 YPCWC Comix 13-15 3rd Place.pdf957.67 KB
2018 YPCWC Comix 16-18 1st Place.pdf4.25 MB
2018 YPCWC Comix 16-18 2nd Place.pdf3.48 MB
2018 YPCWC Comix 16-18 3rd Place.pdf2.74 MB