The folks over at the Experience Music Project/Science Fiction Museum want to involve kids in their upcoming Science Fiction Festival, taking place from February 7th – February 11th.
Here is the summary:
Short Story Details
Science-fiction themed short stories will be selected in the following age groups:
- Grades 3 – 5
- Grades 6 – 8
- Grades 9 – 12
Submissions must be typed, double spaced and up to 3,000 words. Text only as well as illustrated stories will be accepted. All submissions will be read by a team including: science fiction comic book writer, Brandon Jerwa; author and EMP curator Brooks Peck; and EMPâ€™s Education Director, Patricia Costa Kim.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each age group will be awarded prizes valued at $100, $75, and $50.
Prize winners will be invited to read their short stories on February 11 at 12pm in EMP’s JBL Theater. All entries must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 17, 2011. All submissions must include the student’s name, age, grade, and school.
More information can be found HERE. Hurry, the submission deadline in January 17th!