Light Bringer Project and Omega Sci-Fi have opened submissions for the Roswell Award for short SF by adults living anywhere, and for the Tomorrow Prize for short SF by Los Angeles County high school students. Two special awards are included: The Green Feather Award recognizing “an outstanding science fiction short story by a teen author [or team of authors] that centers on overcoming today’s environmental challenges,” and The Feminist Futures Award recognizing “excellence in feminist storytelling and capture the complexities and other aspects of identity, as well as intersectionality, through the imaginative power of science fiction.”
For both the Roswell and the Tomorrow, “The writers will all be invited to attend our culminating event on May 22, 2022, where celebrity guests will perform live readings of the finalists’ and The Green Feather Award stories. First, Second, and Third place general category winners will be announced after the readings.”
Winners and placing finalists for the Tomorrow and the Roswell receive cash prizes. The winner of the Green Feather Award receives “$250.00 & online publication presented by Nature Nexus Institute”
Submissions for both prizes are open until December 21, 2021. For more information, including submission forms, prizes, and rules, see the Light Bringer Project website.
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