The Kirkwood Public Library is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Teen Micro Fiction Writing Contest! We were fortunate to receive and read many submissions, all 500 words or less. Below, you can find the first, second, and third place winners’ stories.

First Place: A Family I Know Isn’t Really Mine- Abigail M.

Second Place: Desolation- Quincy M.

Third Place: A Witchling’s Favor – Kiley H.

Congratulations! Thank you to everyone who submitted an entry!

Rachel Johannigmeier is the Youth Services Manager for the Kirkwood Public Library.  She has been a part of the library since May 2017.  She enjoys reading graphic novels, watching movies, and hanging out with dogs.  Her favorite creators include Margaret Atwood, Libba Bray, Sinclair Lewis, Philip Pullman and Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples.