2009 Mainstream/Literary Short Story Winners

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

Mainstream/Literary Short Story Winners

Winner:
YvetteWhitaker
CodyWY

  1. TimRocheford, Jr.
    ZimmermanMN
  2. MarilynMansfield
    PotomacMD
  3. YvetteWard-Horner
    CodyWY
  4. SharonSvesnik
    JacksonburgWV
  5. HeatherRicks
    LithoniaGA
  6. DonnaWelch Jones
    TahlequahOK
  7. NancyJeanCarrigan
    WarrenvilleIL
  8. AnnaLefler
    Santa MonicaCA
  9. JimFant
    DallasTX
  10. PatsyPittman
    ViennaWV
  11. DorothyMcMillan
    RiversideCA
  12. HileyWard
    WarringtonPA
  13. Zachary KyleMcLendon
    ManyLA
  14. SusanAlexander
    AlbanyCA
  15. JessicaTedrick
    HamiltonOH
  16. ConsuelaGolden
    HartsdaleNY
  17. RichardC.Johnston
    Grove CityOH
  18. LindaSmith
    San MateoCA
  19. PaulColeman
    Wappingers FallsNY
  20. JohnCusack
    Isle Of PalmsSC
  21. JenniferKuntz
    NorfolkVA
  22. GeraldA.Winter
    WhitingNJ
  23. JudyBowen
    MillersvilleMD
  24. GregoryFrye
    AthensOtherGreece
  25. DorindaOhnstad
    HanfordCA
  26. MichaelTerry
    HonoluluHI
  27. CassondraWindwalker
    Fort CollinsCO
  28. JustineMazin
    TorontoONCanada
  29. AraCorrigan
    DavenportIA
  30. ValerieGilford
    BronxNY
  31. PatDunnigan
    RiversideIL
  32. SoniaSuedfeld
    LangleyBCCanada
  33. ArleneL.Walker
    CerritosCA
  34. PaulSchultz
    MadisonWI
  35. BonnieFayeDunn
    HealdsburgCA
  36. AliHajighafouri
    ConcordCA
  37. CarolWobig
    MilwaukeeWI
  38. HannahLangley
    ValenciaCA
  39. LoriOtto
    DallasTX
  40. CharlieM.Clint
    PortlandOR
  41. PatsyE.Pittman
    ViennaWV
  42. BrianMullally
    CoburgONCanada
  43. GereneReid
    BellinghamWA
  44. GaleWhittington
    WetumkaOK
  45. RamonaScarborough
    SalemOR
  46. ToddReppert
    New YorkNY
  47. FloritaBradford
    HoustonTX
  48. KathieGavel
    CrozetVA
  49. YvonneNelsonPerry
    BonitaCA
  50. LyndaA..Babcock
    GlastonburyCT
  51. CasiButts
    Pleasant PrairieWI
  52. MayAllen
    TorontoOntarioCanada
  53. MaryKennedy
    Beverly HillsFL
  54. RobertSweeten
    SenecaMO
  55. CaitlinWoodcock
    GuelphOntarioCanada
  56. Stephen J.Ranson
    ManahawkinNJ
  57. TerriLaurent
    GraylingMI
  58. Ryan King
    PortlandOR
  59. DebbieCannizzaro
    MandevilleLA
  60. ChristopherHyatt
    FlorenceKY
  61. AndrewZembles
    Corona Del MarCA
  62. ChristyLynneTrotter
    PontiacIL
  63. SheliaSherrill
    ChatsworthGA
  64. Mike Ghirardelli
    ParkerCO
  65. DanielPeters
    LewistownPA
  66. ValerieNorris
    SimpsonvilleSC
  67. MeganH.Wright
    GaithersburgMD
  68. SuzannahBowser
    ArcataCA
  69. AimeeDansereau
    San DiegoCA
  70. Jonathan Littlefield
    SomersworthNH
  71. RobertSweeten
    SenecaMO
  72. JimmyPack Jr
    PhiladelphiaPA
  73. JeanetteA.Fratto
    Laguna NiguelCA
  74. StefanieKramer
    EarlingIA
  75. CharlesBilderback
    Michigan CityIN
  76. TanyaBabcock
    WaylandNY
  77. OswaldAngulo
    GainesvilleFL
  78. Sabrina Escalante
    San FernandoCA
  79. MaryIngmire
    FranklinTN
  80. DesireeMcClain
    HarrisburgNC
  81. BenjaminMartinson
    VincennesIN
  82. RobinFavello
    New HavenCT
  83. StanSveen
    Falcon HeightsMN
  84. Stephen J.Ranson
    ManahawkinNJ
  85. KimPierce
    PendletonIN
  86. KarenRobiscoe
    Santa BarbaraCA
  87. CarolynP.C.Martin
    DallasTX
  88. KennySmith
    EdmondOK
  89. Angela R.Sherwood
    Kailua KonaHI
  90. RobertGodfrey
    Glen AllenVA
  91. RobinFavello
    New HavenCT
  92. BeverlyWhitehead
    De Funiak SpringsFL
  93. CameliaTownsend
    Great FallsVA
  94. LeslieRodd
    San FranciscoCA
  95. FrankMaciel
    Los AngelesCA
  96. RayAbernathy
    WashingtonDC
  97. NicoleRosner
    PasadenaTX
  98. CasiButts
    Pleasant PrairieWI
  99. Alvaro de Araujo
    DallasTX


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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