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A big THANK YOU to all the young writers who entered this year's contest!
First Place: Cara Burgess, 9, The Enchanted Forest Second Place: Riley Austin, 8, The Adventures of Joshua Third Place: Ryan Hannah, 9, The Fishing Day Honorable mention: Liliane Finn Newberry, 9, The Secret of Lakeside Inn Honorable mention: Cassidy Flanagan, 6, The Farm That People Loved Honorable mention: June Parvis, 6, Aphrodite
First Place: Julia Pearson, 12, You are as You Act Second Place: Anika Lindley, 13, The Brightest Light Third Place: Jaida Johnson, 13, Ruby Honorable mention: Sophie Wright, 10, The Journey Honorable mention:Sydney Pelz, 11, & Ella Rintoul, 10, Thrist vs. Life
First Place: Malakai Wade, 15, 307 Walnut and Wimpole St Second Place: Allegra Cohen, 17, Shrewsbury Station Third Place: Abe Karplus, 17, Discrete-Cities Honorable mention: Nate Stephens, 15, Loss of a Dog Honorable mention: Victoria M. Mazariegos, 15, You Said You'd Never Leave Honorable mention: Jasper T. Barnes, 14, Triceratops vs T. rex
First-, second-, and third-place winners from
each age group will receive
Bookshop Santa Cruz gift certificates.
Plus, the winning entries will be published
together in a collection this December, and the authors were invited
to read their winning stories on Bruce Bratton's Universal Grapevine
radio program, which airs on Tuesday nights, 7-8:00 pm, on KZSC 88.1 FM.