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    Our Judges Voted. Now It’s Your Turn.

    Sixth Tone invites you to vote for your favorite writing contest article.
    Sep 09, 2022#writing contest

    On Aug. 28, Sixth Tone announced the winners of its Writing Contest, as selected by our panel of judges. Now, we want to hear what you think.

    We have published a number of highlights from the hundreds of eligible submissions we received. We invited all our readers to vote for their favorites, with the winner to be awarded our Reader Prize. After a monthlong public voting period, we are thrilled to announce the winner of the Reader Prize: “On a Loop – Rock, Paper, Scissors: Truth. Or Dare? ” by Li Yijuan.

    Those interested can watch the award ceremony here to see what our judges thought about the contest and the winning submissions. We have also included comments from our judges at the bottom of each eligible article. 

    The articles eligible for the Reader Prize are:

    A Multigenerational Family of Immigrants – by Tianru Wang

    Almost Family – by Alessandro Ceschi

    Anonymous for Thirteen Years in Singapore – by Duan Wenxin, translated by Wang Jiyuan

    Moxa, Receipt, Money, and Generations – by Dong Weiran

    On a Loop – Rock, Paper, Scissors: Truth. Or Dare? – by Li Yijuan

    Our Unuttered Love – by Zhang Yuer

    The Art of Butchering – by Qin Guibing

    The Family House – by Lexa W. Lee

    The Posthumous Child – by Zhou Shuxuan

    The Sweet Earth – by Qingqing Jessica Xi

    The Twenty-Sixth Floor – by Zhang Yashu

    Will Manhattan’s Chinatown Lose Its Barbershops? – by Xiong Yang

    Click here to learn more about the Sixth Tone Writing Contest.

    (Header image: Jens Magnusson/Ikon Images/VCG, reedited by Sixth Tone)