2011 Junior Authors Short Story Contest Winners

 

The judges agree that this was a strong year with many high-quality entries. Thank you to each young writer who took the time to put their vision down on paper. It’s not easy! We know that. Stay tuned as the winning stories are made available online for reading. If you did not place in the top six this year, try again in 2012!
– Laura Thomas

14 – 17 Category

FIRST PLACE – Read Kimberley’s Story

Winner of a $100 Chapters gift card from Ricki Willing & publication in The Delta Optimist
“Lost in Translation” by Kimberley Monteith of Delta

SECOND PLACE – Winner of a $75 Chapters gift card from Ladner Business Association
“Best Friends” by Laura Wilkinson of Surrey

THIRD PLACE – Winner of a $50 Chapters gift card
“Saltines and a Serial Killer” by Mariah Dear of Delta

FOURTH PLACE – Winner of a $25 Chapters gift card from Tutor Doctor
“The Stranger that Beckoned” by Emily Garlough of Delta

FIFTH PLACE – Winner of a $20 Chapters gift card from NetClimber Web Design
“Sunrise” by Marissa Jonn of North Vancouver

SIXTH PLACE – Winner of a $10 Chapters gift card
“The Audition” by Valerie Flokstra of Chilliwack

 

10 – 13 Category

FIRST PLACE – Read Erin’s Story

Winner of a $100 Chapters gift card from Ricki Willing & publication in The Delta Optimist
Pulled Away from the Sand by Erin Riesen of Delta

SECOND PLACE – Winner of a $75 Chapters gift card from Ladner Business Association
“Shattered World” by Emilee Hanson of Vanderhoof

THIRD PLACE – Winner of a $50 Chapters gift card
“Aliens are Nice” by Allison Hartley of Delta

FOURTH PLACE – Winner of a $25 Chapters gift card from Tutor Doctor
“Sleeping Ugly” by Mikayla Neufeld of Delta

FIFTH PLACE – Winner of a $20 Chapters gift card from NetClimber Web Design
“Sleeping Under the Sea” by Anika Grewal of Surrey

SIXTH PLACE – Winner of a $10 Chapters gift card
“How the Leopard got his Spots” by Zachary McKay of Surrey

 

6 – 9 Category

FIRST PLACE
“Porky Pig’s Adventure” by Jennifer Takaoka

SECOND PLACE
“Jack and his Giant Toothbrush” by Prashant Kumar

THIRD PLACE
“The Unexpected Guest” by Sophia Castaner

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