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Holtz Named Winner in Short Story Contest


(Peru, Neb.) Peru State College (PSC) Professor of English Dr. Dan Holtz has placed second in the adult division of the 2009 Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation’s Short Story contest.

His story, titled “Why’d the Chicken Cross the Road,” is drawn in part from memories of his early teenage years in Ord, Neb.

Holtz accepted the award at the annual spring banquet of the Aldrich Foundation on April 18 in Elmwood, Neb.