ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF THE
19TH ANNUAL PALO ALTO WEEKLY 2004

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Adult Winners

It is our pleasure to bring you the winning entries in the Weekly's 19th annual Short Story Contests. The stories this year touch on such diverse topics as childhood memories, historical adventures on the high seas and a girl's fascination with insects. We would like to thank all the contestants who entered this year's contest and invite the community to submit their works next year.

First Place
Mary Lee McNeal,

Blown to Cheyenne

Second Place
Rayme Waters,
Epiphany

Third Place
R. Calvin Clark,
The Struggle at Dusk

Youth Winners

Children 9-11

First Place
Sarah Jacobs Younker
Anna's Bugs

Second Place
Alexi Kenney

Tare the Short-Tailed Quetzal

Third Place
Paul Dupenloup
The Lone Warrior

Teen 12-14

First Place
Caroline Hodge
At Last

Second Place
Jaya Wen
Death and Goldfish

Third Place
Fiona Wilkes

Lost in Thought

Young Adult 15-17

First Place
Brian Jewkes
The Black Joke

Second Place
Sakeena Ahsan
My Right-Hand Man

Third Place
Michael Jiaravanont
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JUDGES

NANCY ETCHMENDY

MIKE NAGLER

KATY OBRINGER

TOM PARKER

ELLEN SUSSMAN

CARYN HUBERMAN YACOWITZ


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