2009 Mainstream/Literary Short Story Winners

Announcing the Mainstream/Literary Short Story winners of the 78th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition

Mainstream/Literary Short Story Winners


Winner:
Yvette Whitaker
Cody WY


  1. Tim Rocheford, Jr.
    Zimmerman MN
  2. Marilyn Mansfield
    Potomac MD
  3. Yvette Ward-Horner
    Cody WY
  4. Sharon Svesnik
    Jacksonburg WV
  5. Heather Ricks
    Lithonia GA
  6. Donna Welch Jones
    Tahlequah OK
  7. Nancy Jean Carrigan
    Warrenville IL
  8. Anna Lefler
    Santa Monica CA
  9. Jim Fant
    Dallas TX
  10. Patsy Pittman
    Vienna WV
  11. Dorothy McMillan
    Riverside CA
  12. Hiley Ward
    Warrington PA
  13. Zachary Kyle McLendon
    Many LA
  14. Susan Alexander
    Albany CA
  15. Jessica Tedrick
    Hamilton OH
  16. Consuela Golden
    Hartsdale NY
  17. Richard C. Johnston
    Grove City OH
  18. Linda Smith
    San Mateo CA
  19. Paul Coleman
    Wappingers Falls NY
  20. John Cusack
    Isle Of Palms SC
  21. Jennifer Kuntz
    Norfolk VA
  22. Gerald A. Winter
    Whiting NJ
  23. Judy Bowen
    Millersville MD
  24. Gregory Frye
    Athens Other Greece
  25. Dorinda Ohnstad
    Hanford CA
  26. Michael Terry
    Honolulu HI
  27. Cassondra Windwalker
    Fort Collins CO
  28. Justine Mazin
    Toronto ON Canada
  29. Ara Corrigan
    Davenport IA
  30. Valerie Gilford
    Bronx NY
  31. Pat Dunnigan
    Riverside IL
  32. Sonia Suedfeld
    Langley BC Canada
  33. Arlene L. Walker
    Cerritos CA
  34. Paul Schultz
    Madison WI
  35. Bonnie Faye Dunn
    Healdsburg CA
  36. Ali Hajighafouri
    Concord CA
  37. Carol Wobig
    Milwaukee WI
  38. Hannah Langley
    Valencia CA
  39. Lori Otto
    Dallas TX
  40. Charlie M. Clint
    Portland OR
  41. Patsy E. Pittman
    Vienna WV
  42. Brian Mullally
    Coburg ON Canada
  43. Gerene Reid
    Bellingham WA
  44. Gale Whittington
    Wetumka OK
  45. Ramona Scarborough
    Salem OR
  46. Todd Reppert
    New York NY
  47. Florita Bradford
    Houston TX
  48. Kathie Gavel
    Crozet VA
  49. Yvonne Nelson Perry
    Bonita CA
  50. Lynda A.. Babcock
    Glastonbury CT
  51. Casi Butts
    Pleasant Prairie WI
  52. May Allen
    Toronto Ontario Canada
  53. Mary Kennedy
    Beverly Hills FL
  54. Robert Sweeten
    Seneca MO
  55. Caitlin Woodcock
    Guelph Ontario Canada
  56. Stephen J. Ranson
    Manahawkin NJ
  57. Terri Laurent
    Grayling MI
  58. Ryan King
    Portland OR
  59. Debbie Cannizzaro
    Mandeville LA
  60. Christopher Hyatt
    Florence KY
  61. Andrew Zembles
    Corona Del Mar CA
  62. Christy Lynne Trotter
    Pontiac IL
  63. Shelia Sherrill
    Chatsworth GA
  64. Mike Ghirardelli
    Parker CO
  65. Daniel Peters
    Lewistown PA
  66. Valerie Norris
    Simpsonville SC
  67. Megan H. Wright
    Gaithersburg MD
  68. Suzannah Bowser
    Arcata CA
  69. Aimee Dansereau
    San Diego CA
  70. Jonathan Littlefield
    Somersworth NH
  71. Robert Sweeten
    Seneca MO
  72. Jimmy Pack Jr
    Philadelphia PA
  73. Jeanette A. Fratto
    Laguna Niguel CA
  74. Stefanie Kramer
    Earling IA
  75. Charles Bilderback
    Michigan City IN
  76. Tanya Babcock
    Wayland NY
  77. Oswald Angulo
    Gainesville FL
  78. Sabrina Escalante
    San Fernando CA
  79. Mary Ingmire
    Franklin TN
  80. Desiree McClain
    Harrisburg NC
  81. Benjamin Martinson
    Vincennes IN
  82. Robin Favello
    New Haven CT
  83. Stan Sveen
    Falcon Heights MN
  84. Stephen J. Ranson
    Manahawkin NJ
  85. Kim Pierce
    Pendleton IN
  86. Karen Robiscoe
    Santa Barbara CA
  87. Carolyn P.C. Martin
    Dallas TX
  88. Kenny Smith
    Edmond OK
  89. Angela R. Sherwood
    Kailua Kona HI
  90. Robert Godfrey
    Glen Allen VA
  91. Robin Favello
    New Haven CT
  92. Beverly Whitehead
    De Funiak Springs FL
  93. Camelia Townsend
    Great Falls VA
  94. Leslie Rodd
    San Francisco CA
  95. Frank Maciel
    Los Angeles CA
  96. Ray Abernathy
    Washington DC
  97. Nicole Rosner
    Pasadena TX
  98. Casi Butts
    Pleasant Prairie WI
  99. Alvaro de Araujo
    Dallas TX


Click below to see the top 100 winners in each category:

Grand-Prize Winner
Children’s/YA Fiction
Feature Article
Genre Short Story
Inspirational
Mainstream Fiction
Nonrhyming Poetry
Memoir/Personal Essay
Rhyming Poetry
Stageplay
Screenplay

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