Write On 2017 Teen Short Story Contest Winners

Teens in Anoka County had a chance to show off their skills in Anoka County Library’s second annual “Write On!” short story writing contest sponsored by the Anoka County Friends of the Library. Over 130 teens submitted a short story online beginning April 1, 2017, through April 30, 2017. The stories below were selected as the three prize-winning stories in three categories of Grades 6-8, Grades 9-10, and Grades 11-12.

Write On!

Grade 6 - 8


1st Place: "The Blitz" by Rebecca B.
2nd Place: "Lost" by Emily P.
3rd Place: "Peony" by Devon B.

Grade 9 - 10


1st Place: "Scarsbarough" by Grace Y.
2nd Place: "On the Outside" by Audrey P.
3rd Place: "Nothing to Escape" by Carly G.

Grade 11 - 12


1st Place: "The Artist's Monster" by Emily C.
2nd Place: "My Artist's Journey" by Brian D.
3rd Place: "Someone Else" by Emma M.
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