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2017 Put Pen to Paper
10th Annual Short Story Contest for Teens

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Stories were accepted from April 10th to July 10th


2017 Put Pen to Paper Winners

Participants and their families gathered together for a reception on the evening of August 28, 2017. Stories were celebrated, winners were announced and guest author, R. J. Anderson, spoke to those assembled.

The winning stories are available below in Adobe Acrobat format. PDF File

Author R. J. Anderson and winners

Winning Stories - Junior Division

  1. The Long Run by Hajir Butt
  2. Blessings by Stella Dos Santos
  3. Painting the Sky by Iman Umair-Qaiser

Winning Stories - Senior Division

  1. Growth and Disaster by Olivia Gair
  2. Invasion by Abbey Lenardon
  3. Liberosis by Hana Kidwai