Palo Alto Weekly

Cover Story - March 2, 2012

Short Story Contest Winners

Children, 9-11 years old

1st place: "Nico" by Nicole Knauer

2nd place: "A Tale of a Tail" by Emma Miller

3rd place: "Lightning Strikes" by Nisha McNealis

Teens, 12-14 years old

1st place: "The Perfect Souvenir" by Maya McNealis

2nd place: "Merry Go Round" by Emily Katz

3rd place: "Four Knocks" by Alexandre Poux

Young adults, 15-17 years old

1st place: "Robot Rob" by Curtis Wu

2nd place: "New Shoes Always Hurt" by Gavin Rea

3rd place: "Caltrain. Afternoon Service. Makes All Stops." By Alessandra Occhioini

Adults, 18 years and older

1st place: "When the Knock Comes" by Diane Holcomb

2nd place: "Bastille Day" by Apala G. Egan

3rd place: "Do the Math" by Michele Raffin

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