Winning entry –  ’The Joys of Silence and Bewilderment’ by Jane Kramer, American living in California
(Posting on 3 websites, inclusion in WiK Anthology, Kyoto craft)

Runner up – ‘Yamaguchi san’ by Florentyna Leow, Malaysian living in Kyoto
(Posting on WiK website, Kyoto craft, and also winner of local prize, free meal at Tadg’s.}

Runner up  – ‘Palm-in-the–Hand Story: The Blue General’ by Mark Cody Poulton, Canadian living in Victoria, Canada
(Posting on WiK website, Kyoto craft)

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Student prize – Poem: ‘I don’t want you to go’ by Pwin Tana, Thai student at Kyoto University
(Kyoto craft, craft experience offer, free fish and chips with drink at Gnome)

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Offers of craft experience workshops to local entries

– ‘As Ordered’ by Stephanie Juul, American

– ‘Chinese Zodiac Haiku Cycle’ by Marianne Kimura

– ‘Four Seasons at Shoukoku-ji Temple’ by Hisako Kutsuki

– ‘The Almost Invisible City of Kyoto’ by Ken Rodgers

– ‘The end of the eel’ by Kiyoko Ozawa

– ‘Yamaguchi san’ by Florentyna Leow