Creative Writing Competition
Sponsored by Ray Okonski
Seventh through 12th-graders in the Farmington/Farmington Hills area are eligible to win prizes in different writing categories and age divisions.
Winners will be honored Monday, June 20, 2016.
Fiction, 12-14 years
Saber-Toothed Tigers by Anjali Chiravuri
Alexei Baker Who’s No Longer a Bully by Emma Newman
The Window by Grace Ho
A Long Day by Sophia Tesic
Fiction, 15-19 years
Millen Jay: Apprentice of Magic by MariaTeresa Carzon
The Girl Who Sat Across from Me by Jennifer Chung
Dereliction of Purity by Alex Marashai
Entering a Transportation Hub, or, The Minimal Effort Required to Succeed in Life by James Carzon
Poetry, 12-14 years
Emotions by Zion Helms
Lies by Lila Watch
Late by Grace Ho
Summer is a Time by Eden Comer
Poetry, 15-19 years
A World of Tomorrow by Smriti Patil
Dignity by Josephine Wenson
Whispers by Veena Thamilselvan
Ages 12-14 and 15-19
All residents and/or students of Farmington/Farmington Hills in 7th -12th grade, public, private or parochial schools are eligible.
Fiction: 1-7 pages, typed. A literary work whose content is produced by the imagination and a total invention.
- For both age groups, create a work of fiction of your choice.
Poetry: 3-100 lines, typed. A piece of literature written in rhythm and/or rhyme.
- For both age groups, create a work of poetry of your choice.
Judges considered these qualifications when reviewing submissions:
originality; grammatical correctness and spelling; organization; word choice, imagery