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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.

 

2016 Winners

 

Fiction, 12-14 years

1st place

Saber-Toothed Tigers by Anjali Chiravuri

 

2nd place

Alexei Baker Who’s No Longer a Bully by Emma Newman

 

3rd place

The Window by Grace Ho

 

Honorable Mention

A Long Day by Sophia Tesic

 
 

Fiction, 15-19 years

1st place

Millen Jay: Apprentice of Magic by MariaTeresa Carzon

 

2nd place

The Girl Who Sat Across from Me by Jennifer Chung

 

3rd place

Dereliction of Purity by Alex Marashai

 

Honorable Mention

Entering a Transportation Hub, or, The Minimal Effort Required to Succeed in Life by James Carzon

Poetry, 12-14 years

1st place

Emotions by Zion Helms

 

2nd place

Lies by Lila Watch

 

3rd place

Late by Grace Ho

 

Honorable Mention

Summer is a Time by Eden Comer

 
 

Poetry, 15-19 years

1st place

A World of Tomorrow by Smriti Patil

 

2nd place

Dignity by Josephine Wenson

 

3rd place

Whispers by Veena Thamilselvan

 
 
 

Criteria

 

Age Divisions

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.

 

Categories

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

 
 

Prizes are generously supplied by Ray Okonski.

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