Annual Short Story Contest


Bookshop Santa Cruz Short Story Contest

2014 WINNERS

FIRST PLACE: $250 cash, $100 gift certificate, plus publication in our summer 2014 newsletter.
Clifford Henderson, "Pink"
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SECOND PLACE: $75 gift certificate
Katariina Alongi, "Secret Formula"
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THIRD PLACE: $50 gift certificate"
Elisa Fernandes-McDade, "The Quiet Began with a Panic"
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2013 WINNERS

FIRST PLACE: $250 cash, $100 gift certificate, plus publication in our summer 2013 newsletter.
Katariina Alongi, "The Gardener"
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SECOND PLACE: $75 gift certificate
Breanna Eddy, "Among the Trees"
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THIRD PLACE: $50 gift certificate"
Edward Weingold, "Trinity"
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2012 WINNERS

FIRST PLACE: $250 cash, $100 gift certificate, plus publication in our summer 2012 newsletter.
Dee Kohanna Davis, "Green Dolphy"
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SECOND PLACE: $75 gift certificate
Cooper Gallegos, "The Scent of Lemons"
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THIRD PLACE: $50 gift certificate"
Jeff Burt, "Marcellus Babineaux, Street Musician"
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2011 WINNERS 

FIRST PLACE: $250 cash, $100 gift certificate, plus publication in our summer 2011 newsletter.
Jeff Burt, "Mrs. Linares’ Daughter" 
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SECOND PLACE: $75 gift certificate
Paul Skenazy, "Windmills"
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THIRD PLACE: $50 gift certificate"
Vinnie Hansen, "Chinchillas"
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2010 WINNERS

FIRST PLACE: $250 cash, $100 gift certificate, plus publication
Nissa Cannon, "Roadside"
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SECOND PLACE: $75 gift certificate
Erik Svehaug, "Bull-headed"
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THIRD PLACE: $50 gift certificate
Vanessa Hemingway, "El Bar"
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2009 WINNERS

FIRST PLACE: SuRaa Fiction Award
Sandy Raney, "Basements Are For Dancing"
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SECOND PLACE:
Lorrie Klosterman, "Shelter"
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THIRD PLACE:
Molly Prentiss, "Big Dreams"
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The winning story from 2007/2008, "January" by Katherine Bailey, was published in Bookshop's Summer 2008 Newsletter.

The winning story from 2006/2007, "On How To Abandon Your Toddler at 7-11" by Cathy Warner, was published in Bookshop's Summer 2007 Newsletter.

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