8th Annual Washington State Zine Contest Winners Announced!

Sara Peté/ May 17, 2023/ Uncategorized

Winners and Honorable Mentions of the 8th Annual Washington State Zine Contest have been announced!

Pre-4th Grade
Nobody Knows Me Better Than I Know Myself by Ofelia Thompson Gilbert
Grades 4-6
Washington Haiku by Spencer B. Ward
Grades 7-9
Lead Head by Gina Tran
Grades 10-12
The Letter by Iris Iverson
Wednesdays by Stephanie Smith

Honorable Mentions:
Pre 4th Grade
Awesome Fossils! by Manya Saxena
Helpfulness by Adeline Makela
The Secret of Fungi by Alicia Pan
Grades 4-6
The Renton Reader by Cora D’Adaccio
To Use the World Impossible with the Greatest Caution” by Dashwood Davis
Volcanoes at Your Doorstep: Mt. Rainier by Janelle Pyant
Grades 7-9
Don’t Bug the Bugs by Lavender McMillin
Onigiri! by Asha Tummeti
Grades 10-12
The Chronicles of Speen by Zara Van Bronkhorst
Queer Love Stories by E. Wentzel
Expectations and Other Natural Disasters by Daisye G. Orr
How to Survive Death Errands by Chelsea Evans
In the Summer by Bre Jané

Physical copies of the winning zines and honorable mentions will be added to the collections at the Washington State Library, The Seattle Public Library, and the Timberland Regional Library. We will also be digitizing these zine so that people across our state (and beyond!) can have access to these wonderful zines created by Washingtonians.

Find more information about the contest and past winners here.

Consider submitting a zine or a 1 to 3 zine pages to the ongoing Sheltered in Place: COVID-19 Zine Diaries Project.

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