It's All Write: Teen Short Story Contest

It's All Write

Thanks for entering the 2021 competition

Winners were announced at a virtual awards ceremony on Thursday, May 13. The ceremony is available to watch on YouTube.

Click to download the 2021 It's All Write anthology.

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

 

HIGH SCHOOL WINNERS

FIRST PLACE

Black, Red, and Gold, by Claire Huchthausen

SECOND PLACE

Dameus, by Naomi Utgaard

THIRD PLACE

The Tournament of Crowns, by Ariana Paris 

RUNNERS UP

The Laghaz, by Hanaan Kazia
The Last Great Dragon King, by Eric Lyons

HONORABLE MENTIONS

724, by Lydia Smith
Bearlock Holmes and the Crown Jewels, by Jonathan Zachriz
Confessions of an Epic Wizard Dropout, by Amanda Anthony
Everything that Reminded Her, by Huyenmi Dang
Noah, by Thanisha Chowdhury
 

MIddle school winners

FIRST PLACE

Treason, by Faith Lustig

SECOND PLACE

A Collection of Colorful Poems, by Acadia Kincaid

THIRD PLACE

Revenge is Sweet, by Sanica Rao

RUNNERS UP

Unparalleled, by Neil Whittier
The Crab Who Saved the World, by Darcy Marcoux

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Caroline’s Christmas, by Brynn Bodily
Of Rust and Sky, by Norah McCormick
Only a Dream, by Autumn Roberts
Orange, by Evelyn Sprague
The Pearl Necklace, by Charlotte Long

 

ABOUT THE CONTEST


It's All Write is a short story contest for students in Grades 6-12. Prizes are awarded for both middle- and high-school divisions, with $50 presented for third place, $100 for second place and $200 for first place.

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Questions? Email itsallwrite@library.loudoun.gov.