BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5817@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20181101T000000Z DTEND:20190131T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<span style="color: #141414\; font-family: Times New Roman\; fo nt-size: large\;">The Little Tokyo Historical Society (LTHS) seeks fiction al short stories for its sixth annual Imagine Little Tokyo short story con test in the categories of English language\, Japanese language and youth ( 18 and younger). The deadline is January 31\, 2019.\n<span style="color: # 141414\; font-family: Times New Roman\; font-size: large\;">The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness of Little Tokyo through a creative stor y that takes place in Little Tokyo. The story has to be fictional and set in a current\, past or future Little Tokyo in the City of Los Angeles\, Ca lifornia. The short story committee will be specifically looking for stori es that capture the spirit and sense of Little Tokyo. Each category winner will be awarded $500 in cash with their short story being published in <e m>The Rafu Shimpo</em> and Discover Nikkei website. A public award ceremon y and dramatic readings of the winning stories are also being planned for spring 2019.\n<span style="color: #141414\; font-family: Times New Roman\; font-size: large\;">&ldquo\;This contest is unique in that there are cate gories in both the English and Japanese languages\,&rdquo\; said Naomi Hir ahara\, committee chair. &ldquo\;And winners of our youth category have go ne on to apply their creative skills in their college education.&rdquo\;\n <span style="font-family: Times New Roman\;"><span style="font-size: large \;"><span style="color: #141414\;">&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbs p\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; For more information and guidelines\, refer to th e Little Tokyo Historical Society website\, <a href="http://www.littletoky ohs.org/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #0000ff\;">http://www.little tokyohs.org</a><span style="color: #141414\; font-size: large\;">. If you would like to financially contribute to the contest\, e-mail imaginelittle tokyo@gmail.com\n<strong></strong><em></em> SUMMARY:2019 Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest URL:/en/events/2018/11/01/2019-imagine-little-tokyo-short-story-contest/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR