2018 Fresh Ink Fiction Contest Winners

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 Fresh Ink Fiction Contest! The theme this year was “What Really Happened” and we were blown away by the submissions we received. We are very proud of all these talented young authors and are thankful that they chose to share their work with us!

Congratulations to the 2018 winners:

11th/12th Grades

1st Kate Lee Truth Be Told 

2nd Cara Dwyer Saturdays

3rd Dana Rae Ramirez The Name of The Storm

9th/10th Grades

1st Priyanka Gupta Dear Begonia

2nd Cameron Stacey Daisy

3rd David Thomas Broken Chains

7th/8th Grades

1st Eva White Sunday

2nd Ivy Swafford Iron Bars

3rd Hibah Alam  Mallory

Join these talented writers at the 2018 Texas Book Festival on Sunday, October 28 from 1:45pm – 2:30pm in the State Capitol Building, Extension Room 1.010. Together with moderator Shawn Mauser, they will discuss their winning stories and the strategies that went behind creating them.

Find the details of their panel and more on the full 2018 Festival schedule.

The Fresh Ink Fiction Contest is sponsored by AT&T and UT’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.