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Writing Contest Thailand 2015 – Winners

Writing Contest Thailand 2015
Writing Contest Thailand 2015
Writing Contest Thailand 2015 – Few Thai students participated, from March 2015 to May 2015, to the first Thai writing and short stories contest in both Thai and English language throughout the country. This is the first time a contest was organized for youngsters living in Thailand and also the first time students had the chance to show their talent and writing skills thanks to this competition in either Thai or English language.

All these young Thai students all did very well and showed a real talent as aspiring authors and “écrivans en herbe“, wonderful and unique style, as well as demonstrated amazing computer skills as they had to send their stories using an internet interface on Sataban.com.


Please find below the Winners of the first Thai-English writing contest open to Thai students from grade 3 to grade 12.

The winners of the 2015 Thai-English short stories award are:

The Winners are
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Zaia Wanitchakorn
1st Place – English Language
(Grade 3)

Jazmine M. Kimball
2nd Place – English Language
(Grade 5)

Kantinun Akaraphasuchat
3rd Place – English Language
(Grade 5)

Siranee Khiewchaum
1st Place – Thai Language
(Grade 3)

Krittanai Lu
2d Place – Thai Language
(Grade 3)

Nathaporn Sripradap
3rd Place – Thai Language
(Grade 3)


Thailand Short Story Contest
Thailand Short Story Contest

writing contest Thailand 2015: English Short Story – 1st Prize: “Monsters in the Garden

Monsters in the Garden
Monsters in the Garden


Mr. Smith lives in a pretty apricot colored cottage with a big garden in Blackberry Village. He is a very precise person, for example, all his plants are lined up in a particular order. He’s especially proud of his precious prized petunias. They are planted in a row of pink, white, pink, white, pink, white and so on.

One day Mr. Smith was strolling in his beautiful garden when found a tiny little twig that had fallen on his lawn. He picked up the twig and went back inside his cottage to put it in the bin. It was then that he heard a rustling noise from the garden…
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Zaia Wanitchakorn
Illustration by Zenon Wayne ©2015

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