2010 Genre Short Story Winners

Announcing the Genre Short Story winners of the 78th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition

Genre Short Story Winners


Winner:
Beth Charney
Brooklyn    NY


  1. Lee. R. Atterbury
    Cross Plains WI
  2. Susanne Rankin
    Seattle WA
  3. Michael Terry
    Honolulu HI
  4. Morton M. Rumberg
    Gold River CA
  5. Vanessa Botelho
    Scarsdale NY
  6. Krisan Murphy
    Newport NC
  7. Lawrence Van Eby
    Phelan CA
  8. Irv Haberman
    Richmond Hill
  9. W. D. County
    Lees Summit MO
  10. Laurence MacNaughton
    Englewood CO
  11. Hannah Cooper
    Holbrook MA
  12. Gary Towers
    Kingston GA
  13. N. L. Foster
    Branson MO
  14. michel bensadon
    hartsdale NY
  15. Danielle M. Ullrich
    Bay City MI
  16. Isis Issa
    Antioch CA
  17. Gerry Griffiths
    San Jose CA
  18. Alex Noble
    Reno NV
  19. Sheila Romano
    Elk Grove CA
  20. Justin Stanisic
    Harrisburg PA
  21. Linda J. Zabolski
    Kailua Kona HI
  22. Dorothyanne Brown
    ottawa canada
  23. Ann C. Averill
    Westhampton MA
  24. Susan Anderson
    Allentown NJ
  25. Karin Fuller
    South Charleston WV
  26. Barbara Kussow
    Columbus OH
  27. Thomas Bolme Jr.
    Royal Oak MI
  28. Karen Mandel
    San Jose CA
  29. Terrance L. Manning Jr.
    White Oak PA
  30. Sarah Mack
    San Diego CA
  31. C. A. Collier
    Sonoma CA
  32. John K. Yamaguchi
    San Francisco CA
  33. M. Marko, SFO
    Chicago IL
  34. Scott H. Hazel
    W. Hollywood CA
  35. Susan Anderson
    Allentown NJ
  36. John Brizzi
    Shreveport LA
  37. Susan Anderson
    Allentown NJ
  38. Lori Jan Thomas
    Gastonia NC
  39. Brian Trent
    Prospect CT
  40. Rand Eastwood
    Indianapolis IN
  41. Laura E. Charles
    Evansville IN
  42. Jeff Jastrow
    Los Angeles CA
  43. Douglas Alan Pearce
    Aliso Viego CA
  44. Jennifer A. Rosen
    Forest Hills NY
  45. Waylon Shaffer
    Muncie IN
  46. Jeffrey Brian Charles
    South Pasadena CA
  47. John Penney
    Vienna GA
  48. Ron Hevey
    Philadelphia PA
  49. Nathaniel Cayanan
    Corona CA
  50. Alicia Beauchamp
    Sarasota FL
  51. Marjorie Loudon Wallace
    Menlo Park CA
  52. William Scar
    San Pedro CA
  53. Bart and Jan Williamson
    Houston TX
  54. Edgar Gonzalez
    appleton WI
  55. Charlene Mattson
    Prince George Canada
  56. Cindy R. Williams
    Gilbert AZ
  57. Daisy Chang
    Chilliwack Canada
  58. Chris Miller
    North Salt Lake UT
  59. Lisa Ocacio
    Cleveland OH
  60. Ann M. Blackburn
    Burlington WI
  61. Elspeth Sage
    Vancouver Canada
  62. Joseph Chavez
    Canoga Park CA
  63. Ashley L Goltermann
    Hamlin NY
  64. Tami Rasel
    Hanover PA
  65. Christine Mattice
    Uniontown OH
  66. Robb Lightfoot – 5
    Palo Cedro CA
  67. Robb Lightfoot – 4
    Palo Cedro CA
  68. Daniel Burch Fiddler
    Idyllwild CA
  69. David W. Burns
    Marlton NJ
  70. Nadia Ibrashi
    Troy MI
  71. Michell Allen
    Pascagoula MS
  72. george andreas
    engomi, nicosia cyprus
  73. Jared Pulliam
    Silver Spring MD
  74. Bretton B Holmes
    Lubbock TX
  75. Jennifer N. Price
    Altoona PA
  76. Frank G. Schafer
    Haddonfield NJ
  77. Don Aldrich
    St Petersburg FL
  78. Joan Heron
    Idyllwild CA
  79. danny johnson
    Durham NC
  80. Elspeth Sage
    Vancouver Canada
  81. Jerry Connell
    Gadsden AL
  82. D.L. Diener
    Goshen IN
  83. Jack Stillerman
    Rancho Mirage CA
  84. Bill Giovannetti
    Shasta CA
  85. Laurie Rawlinson Evans
    Vacaville CA
  86. Sahag Gureghian
    North Hollywood CA
  87. Linda Leszczuk
    Dayton OH
  88. Liz Wilson
    Merrillville IN
  89. Natalya Scharnhorst
    Oakville, ON Canada
  90. Patrick Lawlor
    Sea Girt NJ
  91. Lillian G. Rose
    Charlestown IN
  92. Michael Rothwell
    Mission Viejo CA
  93. Chloe East
    Houma LA
  94. Shelley Anne Richter
    Oklahoma OK
  95. Christine J. Brija
    Loves Park IL
  96. V.R. Leavitt
    Woodbridge VA
  97. Melody N. Akbari
    Granada Hills CA
  98. Temple Troy
    Morgan Hill CA
  99. Douglas Alan Pearce
    Aliso Viego CA

Click below to see the top 100 winners in each category:
Grand-Prize Winner
Children’s/YA Fiction
Feature Article
Genre Short Story
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Mainstream Fiction
Nonrhyming Poetry
Memoir/Personal Essay
Rhyming Poetry
Stageplay
Screenplay


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