Wordcrafters Young WritersWordcrafters is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 Young Writers Fiction Contest! Nine finalists from were presented with awards at the kick-off of the “Be Writing” Conference by keynote speaker and bestselling author Jacquelyn Mitchard. Congratulations to the following young writers:

Elementary School

1st Place — When A Meerkat Moves To The City
by Ella Schmeling, Holt Elementary

Wordcrafters Young Writers2nd Place —Abigail
by Celia Sherman, Edison Elementary School

3rd Place — The Land of No Return
by Autumn Rose Thelander, Territorial Elementary

Middle School

1st Place — Seeking the Hidden
by Sander Moffitt, Roosevelt Middle School

Wordcrafters Young Writers2nd Place — Letters & Corn Chips
by Anika Foy, Roosevelt Middle School

3rd Place —Government Affairs
by Grace Foltz, Ridgeline Charter School

High School

1st Place — A Dream at Death’s Door: The Long Flight
by Rylan Larsen, Crow High School

2nd Place — Office Hours
by Iris Bartholomew, North Eugene High School

3rd Place — Copenhagen Estates
by Hunter Black, Crow High School