2019 Tomorrow Prize and Roswell Award Winners

Winners for the Tomorrow Prize and Roswell Award for short science fiction have been announced. The five finalists for each had their stories read by celebrity guests during LitFest Pasadena.

Tomorrow Prize for short science fiction by LA county high school students:

  • 1st Place: “Night”, Megan Vidovich
  • 2nd Place: “The Song Remains the Same, or, Neon Haze Redux”, Arin Krausz
  • 3rd Place: “Guardian Angel”, Ailun Shi

Roswell Award for short science fiction by adults:

  • 1st Place: “The World Ends”, Sam Draper
  • 2nd Place: “The Sovereignty of All Things”, Audrey Hollis
  • 3rd Place: “LensWipe”, Eliana Carmona

“Waste Land Awakening” by Molly Hill won the special Green Feather Award for “an outstanding science fiction short story by a teen author that centers on overcoming today’s environmental challenges” which was presented by Los Angeles Audubon during the Tomorrow Prize readings and award ceremony.

“Dirge in D Minor” by J.L. Delozier won the special Women Hold Up Half the Sky Award for “a science fiction story that embraces feminist themes and has a strong female protagonist” which was presented and published by Artemis Journal and the Hollywood Chapter of the National Organization for Women (Hollywood NOW) during the Roswell Award readings and award ceremony.

For more information, see the LitFest Pasadena website.

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