Announcing the Winners of the 2022 Fiction Fantastic Contest

We are delighted to announce the winning finalists of the 2022 Fiction Fantastic contest!

We had over 130 stories submitted this year and our judges had quite a task to select the most well-written stories. We are delighted to say that these stories dazzled our judges for their creativity, plot, and characterization. Amazing job everyone!

Placement will be announced at our Fiction Fantastic award event on Friday, June 10, 2022. More information will be announced about this virtual experience as we get closer to the event.

Winning Contest Stories

These stories went through 3 rounds of judging and were deemed the top stories in their categories.

Elementary School Level (Grades 3-5)

“Dawn” by Zoe Harr
Pleasant Hill Elementary

“Katana” by Keiko Weible
Yujin Gakuen Elementary School

“The Notebook” by Emerie Martin
Pleasant Hill Elementary

“The Wonderful Journey of Cassie the Salmon” by Cassidy Jecklin
The Village School

Middle School Level (Grades 6-8)

“The Archer” by Abby Ketchum
Roosevelt Middle School

“Of Madness and Men” by Joseph Davis
Cal Young Middle School

“Samantha” by Abby Ketchum
Roosevelt Middle School

“A Study of Grief” by Jumi Koh
Monroe Middle School

High School Level (Grades 9-12)

“Bird Boy” by Emerson Kaufman
Churchill High School

“Countdown” by Maya Puff
Elmira High School

“Habibi” by Sage Hoffman Nadeau
South Eugene High School

“The Realm of Disunity” by Brandon Morehouse
Marist High School

Congratulations to each of these amazing young writers! Placement will be announced at our awards event on June 10, 2022. Keep an eye out for more information on that upcoming event!

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