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 EMP’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 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!