Rising Kite Winners

Winners of the SCBWI Florida 2017 Rising Kite Writing and Illustration Contests!

MIDDLE GRADE
1st Place—Melissa Tison
Twice Eaten

 

2nd Place—Susan Koehler
Dahlia in Bloom 

 

3rd Place—Sylvia Whitman 
El Diablo 

 

Honorable Mention—Janas Byrd
Rio’s Ghost

 

Honorable Mention—Suzie Grace
The Page Turners

 

Honorable Mention—Susan Lloyd-Davies
Zort & Meggle and the Orphan Fuddledut

 

NON-FICTION
1st Place—Audrey Ades
The Assassin’s Doctor: The Story of Samuel A. Mudd

 

2nd Place—Linda C. Carpenter
Eight Ticks on the Second Hand

 

3rd Place—Sophia M. Gholz
The Forest Man of India

 

Honorable Mention—Patricia Chen
How I Say I Love You

 

Honorable Mention—JC Kato
When Sachi Met Hiram

 

PICTURE BOOKS
1st Place—Glenn Erick Miller
What Can It Become?

 

2nd Place—Chrissie Ferguson
The Gift I Sent Across the Sea

 

3rd Place—Sita Singh
Go, Mo, Go!

 

Honorable Mention—Candy Barnhisel
Cal and Sal at Unfriendly Farms

 

Honorable Mention—Susan Safra
Goldie’s Lox and the Three Baers

 

Honorable Mention—Muriel Knabb
Duncan’s Disaster

 

YOUNG ADULT
1st Place—Laurie Dennison
Pistol Candy

 

2nd Place—Jane Ellen Freeman
Beyond the Stone Eagle Gate 

 

3rd Place—Shari Thanner
The Rising Moons

 

Honorable Mention—Nancy Stone
Never Come Again

 

Honorable Mention—Michele T. Zakis
Left Behind

 

Honorable Mention—Cathy Castelli
Altered Ego

 

Rising Kite Illustration Contest winners! The prompt was: "For once, Ping kept up with the others."
 

1st Place—Veronica Cabrera

 

2nd PlaceKaty Betz

 

3rd Place—Zebo Ludvicek

 

Honorable mention—Lisa Ikegami

 

Honorable mention—Tracey Vinopal