We are excited to announce our Inklings Book Contest 2020 winners and finalists today! We are honored that you shared your stories and poems with us. This year we had our most applicants ever – 253 youth writers – and we are pleased to announce that the results are in! See the list of winners and finalists below. 

Inklings Book Contest 2020 Winners:

  • “The Old Man” by Steven Cavros, grade 3 from Hollywood, FL
  • “The Dragon’s Curse” by Declan Greer, grade 3 from Mountain View, CA
  • “The Zoo Exhibit” by Ayana Kadkol, grade 3 from Cupertino, CA
  • “Sarah’s Storybook Adventure” by Shreya Sujit, grade 3 from Sunnyvale, CA
  • “Wishes” by Victoria Cui, grade 4 from Atherton, CA
  • “Time Trip” by Aidan Felt, grade 4 from Lake Forest Park, WA
  • “Occento!” by Diya Balaji, grade 5 from Redmond, WA
  • “Stems and Leaves” by Ynez Foxe-Robertson, grade 5 from Oakland, CA
  • “Lucky Rat” by Emma Long, grade 5 from Woodinville, WA
  • “The Road She Would Walk” by Claire Guo, grade 6 from San Jose, CA
  • “One Small Light” by Suhani Gupta, grade 6 from San Jose, CA
  • “I Speak for the Bees” by Karina Knowles, grade 6 from San Jose, CA
  • “Nine Lives” by Audrina Quiroz, grade 6 from Corona, CA
  • “A Note in Time” by Lila Tierney, grade 6 from Portland, OR
  • “Rue Saint Paul” by Claire Belcourt, grade 7 from Toronto, Ontario
  • “dear sarah” by Reagan Ricker, grade 7 from Coto de Caza, CA
  • “File Number 52: Ms. Passno” by Pierce Wright, grade 7 from New York, NY
  • “The Fight for Hope” Trisha Iyer, grade 8 from Cupertino, CA
  • “Thalassophilia” by Jubilee Close, grade 9 from San Jose, CA
  • “Picture Perfect” by Anna Yang, grade 9 from Campbell, CA

 

Inklings Book Contest 2020 Finalists:

  • Julia Ahn
  • Maryam Ali
  • Vedant Balan
  • Elena Baltz
  • Ritu Belani
  • Ava Berry
  • Anna Birman
  • Alice Blendea
  • Heidi Braun
  • Linda Chang
  • Nicole Chen
  • Simon Chien
  • Luke Cleven
  • Samantha J. Crowther
  • Zach Eklund
  • Kaya Feldman
  • Kade Fox
  • Catherine Gruen
  • Chelsea Guo
  • Maren Hofman
  • Kara Horne
  • Risha Jadhav
  • Kai Jenvey
  • Sophia Johnsen
  • Parmita Kashanipour
  • Amogh Kashyap
  • Anika Knowles
  • Mia Levin
  • Lauren Lin
  • Maggie Liu
  • Chase Lojek
  • Parker Mach
  • Arianna Maio
  • Gabriella McNair
  • Daniela Murawczyk
  • Saylor Narron
  • Asmitha Pallath
  • Suhayla Patel
  • Devi Ray
  • Claire Rubin
  • Jonathan Sniadecki
  • Amruta Krishnan Srinivasan
  • Rahul Sundaresan
  • Samuel Teoh
  • Sathvik Vemulapalli
  • Madeeha Waheed
  • Sriaditi Yellamraju
  • Annabelle Yip
  • Dakyung (Clara) Yoon
  • Gabriel Zemach
  • Ariel Zhang
  • Caitlyn Zhu
  • Daniel Zhu

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