2009 Genre Short Story Winners

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

Genre Short Story Winners

Winner:
MartShaughnessy
PerrisCA

  1. AmandaSigquefield
    Olive Branch, MS 
  2. AlexSinclair
    StratfordCT
  3. MichaelFourman
    CovingtonGA
  4. Sheila Romano
    Elk GroveCA
  5. GerryGriffiths
    San JoseCA
  6. DawnBoeder Johnson
    Stillman ValleyIL
  7. TialenaElliott
    JamaicaNY
  8. BenR.Philibert
    Saint LouisMO
  9. RobertNorton
    PortlandOR
  10. KatyKellogg
    Las VegasNV
  11. TrishField
    San ClementeCA
  12. MatthewMaybray
    Drexel HillPA
  13. Hope R.Gillette
    BinghamtonNY
  14. JeffMcCormick
    LakelandFL
  15. H.M.Snow
    MinneapolisMN
  16. AaronPatterson
    Rocky RiverOH
  17. JamesMcGowan
    OmahaNE
  18. RonaldSitarski
    Fort LauderdaleFL
  19. MatthewMaybray
    Drexel HillPA
  20. RichardGoodman
    BooneNC
  21. JamesGreer
    Commerce CityCO
  22. Robert S.Kidd
    North VancouverBCCanada
  23. AliciaStankay
    AmbridgePA
  24. RachelKyle
    LumberportWV
  25. JenColbert
    RedfordMI
  26. JonRipslinger
    DavenportIA
  27. David M.Thomas
    MontereyCA
  28. BrianTrent
    ProspectCT
  29. SteveDimeo
    HillsboroOR
  30. M. GraceMatthews
    AlbanyNY
  31. ChrisAlesso
    PleasantonCA
  32. Fran M.McGovern
    Apache JunctionAZ
  33. KatiePinelli
    THE WOODLANDSTX
  34. David M.Thomas
    MontereyCA
  35. JasonMiller
    PittsburghPA
  36. ChristopherHyatt
    FlorenceKY
  37. DanTomasulo
    Sea GirtNJ
  38. LINDASPOERNER
    POWAYCA
  39. StevenCormey
    MedfordMA
  40. StevenWhite
    ShorelineWA
  41. RochelleWeidner
    KaneoheHI
  42. J. StevenFleming
    PhoenixAZ
  43. Tim J.Rocheford Jr.
    ZimmermanMN
  44. LaurieMiles
    PlacentiaCA
  45. Sashad'Or
    PinckneyMI
  46. Diana Gudrian
    EastonPA
  47. J. PatrickGeraghty
    BayonneNJ
  48. AlisaKester
    Mount VernonWA
  49. Ruth Welburn
    SidneyBritish ColumbiaCanada
  50. Joanna R. Smith
    Cave CreekAZ
  51. M. GraceMatthews
    AlbanyNY
  52. D. J. Bianca
    Pompton PlainsNJ
  53. VictoriaOhlin
    AkronOH
  54. AlanNaditz
    SacramentoCA
  55. MichaelPirillo
    RomeNY
  56. JohnNaylor
    MonroevilleAL
  57. LauriePerkins
    NeedhamMA
  58. BruceGraham
    Winter ParkFL
  59. Mark E.Daugherty
    StauntonVA
  60. Brenda L. Witcher
    DenisonTX
  61. HilaryTomasek
    CookvilleTX
  62. LisaFish
    BloomingtonIN
  63. MaureenCallan Fisher
    Eden PrairieMN
  64. Kathy Dowell
    VidorTX
  65. EbonyMathis-Modlin
    WestchesterCA
  66. ChristianTriola
    NortonOH
  67. LauriePerkins
    NeedhamMA
  68. HamiltonWaymire
    IrvineCA
  69. Ruth Welburn
    SidneyBritish ColumbiaCanada
  70. John J.White
    Merritt IslandFL
  71. BrianTrent
    ProspectCT
  72. Benjamin H.Foreman
    Port OrangeFL
  73. StevePantazis
    CarlsbadCA
  74. James C. Devine
    El PasoTX
  75. W. E.Mueller
    ChesterfieldMO
  76. GabrielaSantin
    Broken ArrowOK
  77. GeraldGriffiths
    San JoseCA
  78. BernieBourdeau
    LakelandFL
  79. DebbieGillette
    Fort WorthTX
  80. JenniferPorter
    OrtonvilleMI
  81. HunterGoddard
    EnglewoodCO
  82. Steven A. Conness
    OttawaIL
  83. D.B.Jacobson
    SewellNJ
  84. MelanieBacon
    WaxhawNC
  85. RICHARD Murphy
    San AugustineTX
  86. SilviaNena
    San PedroCA
  87. PatriciaBowman-SteinGyulai
    North HollywoodCA
  88. RebeccaEmbrich
    Simi ValleyCA
  89. Ashley B.Summers
    Eureka SpringsAR
  90. W. E.Mueller
    ChesterfieldMO
  91. SandraBuford
    DeatsvilleAL
  92. RobbbLightfoot
    Palo CedroCA
  93. DadaNabhaniilananda
    Los Altos HillsCA
  94. MirjaSalminen
    BellinghamWA
  95. WilliamScar
    Rancho Palos VerdesCA
  96. Joseph W.Porter
    VeniceFL
  97. ChristinaChandler
    ManahawkinNJ
  98. ChloeRyan Winston
    ReddingCA
  99. DanielSchuler
    MobileAL

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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