Congrats to our Fiction Fantastic Finalists!

Congratulations to our finalists of the 2019 Fiction Fantastic Young Writers Contest Finalists!

Cedar Bader, Ridgeline Montessori

Christian Bonham, Gilham Elementary

Jens Dietzler, Twin Oaks Elementary

Natasha Dracobly, Roosevelt Middle School

Taitum Forester, Twin Oaks Elementary

Lucas Gansen, Twin Oaks Elementary

Allie Gifford, Cottage Grove High School

Sander Moffitt , South Eugene High School

Maxton Moyle, Teach Northwest (K-2 Featured Spotlight)

Frances Munger, Roosevelt Middle School   

Tor Parsons, South Eugene High School

Kiri Sinha, Roosevelt Middle School

Important Info For Finalists:

  • Placement will be announced and awarded at the Fiction Fantastic event.
  • Prizes will be given for First, Second, and Third place.
  • All finalist stories will be printed in the Fiction Fantastic 2019 Anthology.
  • Each finalist will receive one copy of the anthology. Additional copies will be available to purchase for $10.
  • Prepare a 1 to 3-minute excerpt of your winning work(s). Please select a portion of your story to read. We recommend selecting your favorite part of the story or a scene that is most interesting. Please practice and time yourself to make sure that your reading is no more than 3 minutes total. 

Event Info

Join us to celebrate the finalists of the 2019 Fiction Fantastic Young Writers Contest. With readings of the winning stories, awards and recognition, and a talk from author and celebrity judge, Fonda Lee, this is an evening not to be missed. Come revel in the words of the next generation of storytellers.

Evening Event Talk:  THE SLOW MAKING OF A WRITER: Fonda Lee (author of YA novels Zeroboxer, and Exo) reflects on lessons learned as multi-published novelist and offers up guidance for aspiring writers of all ages.  

Want to let us know you’re coming? JOIN OUR FACEBOOK EVENT. 

When: Friday, May 17, 2019

Where: Wordcrafters In Eugene Workshop

When: 6-8 PM