Write Out of This World Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writing Contest 2017
Presented by MoPOP and Jack Straw Cultural Center

Since 2013, MoPop and Jack Straw Cultural Center have collaborated to provide winners of their annual Write Out of This World Writing Contest with a unique experience: Winners participated in a writing workshop, voice workshop, and recording session at Jack Straw, resulting in a professionally recorded CD of each writer reading her own work.

You can download or stream all of the story excerpts below! Click on the story title to download the full stories in pdf form.

3rd - 5th Grade Winners:
1) "In the Heart of Zeena" by Della Abler (3:41)
(download mp3)
2) "Feelings" by Oliver Ahrens-Siegel (3:20)
(download mp3)
3) "Waves" by Charlotte Durham (3:19)
(download mp3)

6th - 8th Grade Winners:
1) "The Legend of Raan" by Alex Olson (3:04)
(download mp3)
2) "Moorhen" by Kate Okerstrom (3:34)
(download mp3)
3) "DING" by Glenn Crum (5:16)
(download mp3)

9th - 12th Grade Winners:
1) "Come Fly With Me" by Aidan Linder (3:03)
(download mp3)
2) "And the Stars Sang" by Trinity Hunter (2:43)
(download mp3)
3) "The Last Interrogation" by Dakota Li (4:22)
(download mp3)

Write Out of This World was produced in the studios of Jack Straw Cultural Center. Jack Straw artist team: Jared Leising, writer; Meg McLynn and Alyssa Keene, vocal coaches; Daniel Guenther, engineer; Joan Rabinowitz, executive director.

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Seattle, WA 98105
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