Fix, Grist‘s “solutions lab,” has announced three winners for their second Imagine 2200 Short Story Contest. The contest asks authors “to envision a clean, just future… [and] create stories of life in that future.” The theme was “Climate fiction for future ancestors.” Winners are:
- First Place: “The Metamorphosis of Marie Martin”, Nadine Tomlinson
Other finalists were:
- “The Lexicographer and One Tree Island”, Akhim Alexis
- “The Florida Project”, Morayo Faleyimu
- “Benni and Shiya Are Leaving”, Jerri Jerreat
- “And Now the Shade”, Rich Larson
- “Secret Powers”, Anya Markov
- “The World Away From the Rain”, Ella Menzies
- “Omaliyi”, Ebele Mọgọ
- “Legend Has It”, Azisa Noor
- “A Holdout in the Northern California Designated Wildcraft Zone”, T.K. Rex
The judges were Grace Dillon, Arkady Martine, and Sheree Renée Thomas. For more, see the contest’s website.
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