It's All Write

It's All Write winners announced

Nina LaCourThe winning authors in the middle school and high school categories were honored Saturday, May 11 at Brambleton Middle School. Nina LaCour, author of We Are Okay, gave the keynote speech and presented the awards.

Click here for our book of all the honored entries. The complete list of winners is below.

The It's All Write is sponsored by the James Horton for the Arts Trust Fund and the Loudoun Library Foundation.


Middle school winners

First Place 
The Enigma by Hanaan Kazia
Second Place 
Visiting Day by Jillian Wallner
Third Place 
Her Name is Willow by Caroline Ludwig
Runner Ups

  • The Last Night by Ilana Goldman
  • Perfection by Angela Tao

Honorable Mentions

  • Monster by Sawyer Degregori
  • My Years with the Birds by  Veronica Dodson
  • Sweet as Chocolate by Claudia Hunn
  • The Adventures of Bearlock Holmes and Pinky Watson by Jonathan Zachrit
  • The Sea Lions of Morro Bay by Elena Wigglesworth

High school winners

First Place
Just Temporary by Salome Augutso
Second Place
Act Up by Taylor Brokesh
Third Place
Green Mango by Ann Zhang
Runner Ups

  • Giving Up the Ghost by Emma Schacochis
  • Uncle Billiam, 49, Did Some Chores Around the House Uncle | Brother | Pal by TJ Santoro

Honorable Mentions

  • Spirits Brushed in Gold by Cody Bechtold
  • The Crazy Lady with the Polka Dot Tie by Tyler Means
  • The Starstealer by Gia McKenzie
  • The Weight on Our Shoulders by Eleni Kasianides
  • Where Loyalties Lie by Clare Huchthausen