1999 TeenLit Writing Awards
Well, the votes are in & the 1999 TeenLit Writing Awards go to . . .
Best Poem, 1999 (a 3-way tie) . . ."Getaway Room" by Shinka, 11th Grader, Springfield, MA and
"Undecided" by Jamie, 12th Grader, Dearborn, Michigan
"Broken Mirror" by Jamie, 7th Grader, Crivitz, Wisconsin
Best Short Story, 1999 . . . "The Survivor" by Carmen, 10th Grader, Bowling Green, Ohio
Honorable mentions to "Letting Go" by Vera, 10th grader, Cleveland, Ohio and "The Obituary" by Carmen
Best Essay, 1999 . . . "The Third Eye" by Michael, 11th Grader, Australia
Best Writer, 1999 . . . Vada, 11th grader, Harrison, Arkansas
Honorable Mentions to Stephanie, 8th grader, Topeka, Kansas & Carmen, 10th Grader, Bowling Green, Ohio
Congratulations to all of 1999's writers and may we continue to publish excellent work throughout 2000 and beyond!
Each of the above writers need to contact Mrs. K (firstname.lastname@example.org) with their latest email address to arrange for their $25 Amazon.com gift certificate.
Thank you for your continuing participation,
The Staff & Teen Editorial Board of TeenLit.com