Congratulations to our 2021 Writers Contest winners! Explore the stories below, click on the illustrations to hear the stories read by the authors.
First Place – The Shooting Star by Courtney C.
Second Place – Penny is Hungry for Pizza by Aaban M.
Third Place – K Man Spreads Kindness by Dhilan D
Honorable Mention – Toto and His Friends! by Joshua
First Place (STEM Winner) – Super Cat vs the Cloud of Doom by Lily A.
Second Place – Frankie’s Garden by Jacob A.
Third Place – Be My Friend by Lilana S.
Honorable Mention – Daisy the Helpful Rabbit by Anvita M.
First Place – A Salt Shaker Named Pepper by Vivian P.
Second Place – Rocco’s Tacos by Rocco V.
Third Place – Happy Foods by Sarah S.
Honorable Mention – Even vs. Odd by Anahita B.
STEM Winner – My Sunshine Friend by Ava S.
First Place – Lovely Lady by Emma V.
Second Place – Elves in the Woods by Sofia P.
Third Place – Blake Builds His Dream by Crystal C.
Honorable Mention – What a Difference Kindness Can Make by Emily S.
First Place – The Spotless Cheetah by Hadia K.
Second Place – The Case of the Wayward Wrapper by Olivia A.
Third Place – The Power of Solidarity by Arjun K.
Honorable Mention – Sammy Squid by Coleman Y.
STEM Winner – Artificial Intelligence: Our Future by Harinee
First Place – The Almost True Tale of Cinderella by Sage
Second Place – Practice Makes Perfect by Michael N.
Third Place – Teddy Travels the World by Gia V.
Honorable Mention – A Trip Across the Country by Samantha S.
Pittsburgh Puppet Works created The “Write” Dream 2021, a musical puppet production, featuring work from the talented, young authors of the WQED Writers Contest 2021! Join “Allie” on a magical quest through Dreamland, as she attempts to find her lost story ideas. Will she finally remember them? Will her adventure and the comical characters she meets inspire a new masterpiece? Watch and find out what her dream reveals…or, is it a dream?