Climate change, human rights violations, conflicts, and the COVID-19 pandemic are challenging our presence and future and require creative young minds to be encouraged and find innovative solutions. In this line , UNESCO the Idries Shah Foundation (ISF) and ICCAR launch the World Tales Short Story Competition inviting youth (12-18 yrs old) from all over the globe to write about challenges of today and tomorrow in a short story to share their perspectives.
So, the theme is “Once upon a time in my future”.
- Participants must be between 12 and 18 years old
- Short stories of 250 to 500 words;
- Typed in English or French using Arial 12-point Regular font;
- Original unpublished works of fiction;
- Stories on the potential for future societies to be fair, inclusive, peaceful, resilient, sustainable and/or tolerant.
- Download the complete set of rules
- Sumbission to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Deadline for submission is 31 December 2020 (midnight , CET)
More information at the link