LISTEN TO THIS: Award-Winning Short Stories by San Diego Authors

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Literature, Performing Arts

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Join Write Out Loud and SD Public Library for weekly video readings of the 12 Short Story Contest winning stories by local authors during the first 3 years of the program.  Sponsored by the Friends of San Diego Central Library, the Contest is a short fiction competition open to all writers residing in San Diego County. It furthers the support provided by SDPL to local writing by shining a spotlight on writers who write short stories. Each story by each author will be posted weekly.

Watch reading of "The Metamorphosis of Mao Mao" by Sarina Dahlan by Write Out Lout performer Walter Ritter.

SDPL Short Story Contest Winning Stories 2018 - 2020

6/23 | Right Now by Carl Snow | 2020

6/30 | Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White by David Hogan | 2020

7/07 | Shackled to the Basement Wall by Cheyanne Nelson | 2020

7/14 | Brilliant Blaze by Maddy Cowee | 2020

7/21 | Postcards from the Moon by Jeff Edwards | 2019

7/28 | The Metamorphosis of Mao Mao by Sarina Dahlan | 2019

8/18 | The Crossing by Kim Keeline | 2019

8/25 | White Balance by Makena Morgan | 2019

9/01 | Abbott's Pursuit by Aaron Garretson | 2018

9/08 | The Award by Jean Seager | 2018

9/15 | The Color of Silence by Bruce Golden| 2018

9/22 | Not-Henry, by Eleanor Bluestein | 2018

Write Out Loud was founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience. It has responded to the pandemic by initiating a new virtual story performance and reading program, Listen to This, where they record favorite stories each day and share it with the community. Join their growing local and international listenership and sign up for your free daily stories read aloud by Write Out Loud performers.