2019 Pasatiempo Writing Contest

A world in your words

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When Pasatiempo calls for submissions to its annual writing contest, we never know what we’re going to get. We don’t issue a theme; we ask only for your best writing on any topic — entered as fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Usually, the writers are from Santa Fe, but sometimes they enter from around the state or even, as in the case of this year’s winning poem, from outside of New Mexico.

2019 WRITING CONTEST: ADULT FICTION - SECOND PLACE

Coyote

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Adult fiction, Second Place, Bob Dowling

2019 WRITING CONTEST: ADULT FICTION - THIRD PLACE

My Life in Water

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Adult fiction, Third Place, Polly N. Jones

2019 WRITING CONTEST: ADULT FICTION - FIRST PLACE

Randomly

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Adult fiction, First Place, O. Knudsen

2019 WRITING CONTEST: ADULT NON-FICTION: THIRD PLACE

Nesting Dolls

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Adult nonfiction, Third Place, Shavawn Midori Berry

2019 WRITING CONTEST: ADULT NON-FICTION - FIRST PLACE

Northeast by Southwest

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Adult nonfiction, First Place, Susan V. Walton

2019 WRITING CONTEST: ADULT NON-FICTION - SECOND PLACE

When Stars Collide

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Adult nonfiction, Second Place, Vienne Felix

2019 WRITING CONTEST: ADULT POETRY - FIRST PLACE

The Voice

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Adult poetry, First Place, Terri Lynn Cummings

2019 WRITING CONTEST: ADULT POETRY - SECOND PLACE

KCS

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Adult Poetry, Second Place, Douglas Blake Arnwine

2019 WRITING CONTEST: ADULT POETRY - THIRD PLACE

The Time before Time

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Adult poetry, Third Place, Patricia Veech

2019 WRITING CONTEST: TEEN PROSE - THIRD PLACE

Snow

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Teen prose, Third Place, Tristen Jade Lujan

2019 WRITING CONTEST: TEEN PROSE - FIRST PLACE

Entropy

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Teen prose, First Place, Sachi Indigo Mitchell

2019 WRITING CONTEST: TEEN POETRY - THIRD PLACE

Here

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Teen poetry, Third Place, Hailey Thompson

2019 Pasatiempo Writing Contest: Teen Poetry - First Place

Incubus

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Teen poetry, First Place, Adrienne Rugg

2019 Pasatiempo Writing Contest - Teen Poetry Second Place

Battle of the Two Victors

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Teen poetry, Second Place, Quinn Nelson

2019 WRITING CONTEST: KIDS PROSE - SECOND PLACE

A Mystery at Midnight

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Kids' prose, Second Place, Bethany Cardenas

2019 WRITING CONTEST: KIDS' PROSE - THIRD

Toothless, the Lonely Cat

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Kids' prose, Third Place, Katelyn Romero

2019 WRITING CONTEST: KIDS' POETRY - SECOND PLACE

Sky Island

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Kids' Poetry, Second Place, Tycho Solomon Barber-Woeltjen

2019 WRITING CONTEST: KIDS' POETRY - THIRD PLACE

Halite

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Kids' poetry, Juliette Grace May Anderson, Third Place

2019 WRITING CONTEST: KIDS' POETRY - FIRST PLACE

I Am From

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Kids' poetry, First Place, Reese Thompson