“Rock Star” by Matilda Berke (Polytechnic School) has won the 2016 Tomorrow Prize for Short Fiction, Sci-Fest L.A.’s award for best SF story written by a Los Angeles high school student. Berke received a $1,000 scholarship at a ceremony held May 14, 2016.
Sci-Fest L.A.’s Roswell Award short story writing contest finalists have also been announced:
- “In the hammock of his ribs”, Tom Aschmann
- “First Encounter”, Larry Herbst
- “Tribbulations”, Liam Hogan
- “Constant Change”, Diana M.
- “Savepoint”, Tom O’Brien
- “Humans ‘N’ Hot Dogs” by Melissa Yuan-Innes
The winner will receive a $1,000 prize, and nominees will be honored at Sci-Fest L.A.’s Roswell Award Reading & Awards ceremony on May 22, 2016 at the ACME Theater in Hollywood.
For more information, visit the Sci-Fest LA website.