2nd Annual Imagine Little Tokyo: Short Story Contest

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Los Angeles
Little Tokyo, California
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Expanding to include Japanese-language and youth divisions, Little Tokyo Historical Society (LTHS) seeks fictional short stories for it second annual “Imagine Little Tokyo” writing contest. The deadline is January 31, 2015. 
The first place winners of the English- and Japanese-language competitions will each receive a cash award of $600; the winner of the youth division (18 and younger) will get $400. The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness of Little Tokyo through a creative story that takes place in Little Tokyo. The story has to be fiction and depict the current, past or future of Little Tokyo as part of the City of Los Angeles, California. 
The winning stories will appear in The Rafu Shimpo and Discover Nikkei website.  A public award ceremony and readings are also planned in 2015.  
Financial supporters of the contest include Sansei Legacy, other organizations and individual donors.
For Guidelines, visit our website: http://www.littletokyohs.org/short-story-contest-2015.html

第2回目を迎える”Imagine Little Tokyo”(「リトル東京に広がる想像の翼」) ショートストーリー・コンテストは、作品(フィクションのみ)の募集を開始します。今回は、一般の部(英語)に加え、日本語部門と青少年部門(18歳以下)を新たに設定しました。応募締切りは2015年1月31日です。 
最優秀作品には、一般部門(1作品)と日本語部門(1作品)にそれぞれ現金$600の賞金が授与されます。青少年部門(1作品)の最優秀作品には、賞金として現金$400が授与されます。本コンテストは、リトル東京を舞台としたクリエイティブな作品を通して、より多くの方々にリトル東京の魅力を感じ、関心を高めてもらうことを目的としています。 カリフォルニア州ロサンゼルス市のリトル東京の現在・過去・未来を描いたフィクション作品が対象です。 
最優秀賞作品は 、The Rafu Shimpo(羅府新報)、そしてDiscover Nikkeiのウェブサイトに掲載されます。2015年度は、授賞式と朗読会も予定しております。 
賞金等の後援に関しましては、Sansei Legacy及びその他コミュニティ団体、さらに個人の寄付等様々なご協力を頂いております。

募集要項はウェブサイトをご覧下さい。http://www.littletokyohs.org/short-story-contest-2015.html

 

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