The 2020 Poul Anderson Creative Writing Contest is open to Orinda CA high school students now through April 10, 2020. The contest is sponsored by the Friends of the Orinda Library, who will reward cash prizes in the categories of Science Fiction/Fantasy, Essay/Memoir/Biography, Poetry, and Short Story. For more information, see the contest website.
Continuum 16 is running a short story competition with the theme “Coming of age in other worlds.” The contest is open to amateur writers who are members or supporting members of the convention. The Australian Science Fiction Foundation will award a cash prize. The deadline to enter is April 30, 2020. For more information, see the contest website.
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