LeVar Burton Reads Writing Contest

LeVar Burton Reads podcast, in partnership with Fiyah magazine, has announced a new short story writing contest with the theme “Origins & Encounters”. Submissions will be open August 1-31 with the winner announced on October 15, 2021. Submissions “must include speculative or fantastical elements.” Judges include LeVar Burton, L.D. Lewis, and Diana M. Pho.

First prize is $500, second prize $250, and third prize $100, with the winning story to be read by LeVar Burton on the podcast. For more information, see the podcast’s website.

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