BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6394@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20210523T000000Z DTEND:20210523T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Marvel at the amazing and creative ways that writers can imagin e Little Tokyo and expand the fictional boundaries of the Japanese America n experience.\n\nEach year\, the Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest heightens awareness of Los Angeles&rsquo\; Little Tokyo by challenging bot h new and experienced writers to write a story that captures the spirit an d essence of Little Tokyo and the people in it. Noted theatre artistss&mda sh\;Greg Watanabe\, Jully Lee\, and Eiji Inoue&mdash\;will showcase the wi nning stories with dramatic readings from the three contest categories&mda sh\;Adult\, Youth\, and Japanese language. Each category winner is awarded cash prize and their story will be published in&nbsp\;<em>The Rafu Shimpo </em>\, on Discover Nikkei\, and on the new Little Tokyo Historical Societ y website.&nbsp\;\n\n<em>The contest is presented by Little Tokyo Historic al Society in partnership with JANM&rsquo\;s Discover Nikkei project.</em> \n\nRSVPs are required.&nbsp\;You will be emailed Zoom links and instructi ons on how to join our webinar on Sunday\, May 23 at 1 p.m. (PDT)\n<strong ><a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txob jid=f1bbafae-065e-4ac9-b272-0f3aac930839" target="_blank"></a></strong>\n< strong><a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp \;txobjid=f1bbafae-065e-4ac9-b272-0f3aac930839" target="_blank">RSVP NOW</ a></strong>\n<strong>\n</strong>\n\nRead stories from past Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contests:\n\n<p style="padding-left: 30px\;"><a href="/e n/journal/series/imagine-little-tokyo/" target="_blank">Imagine Little Tok yo Short Story Contest I</a>\n\n<p style="padding-left: 30px\;"><a href="/ en/journal/series/imagine-little-tokyo-2/" target="_blank">Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest II</a>\n\n<p style="padding-left: 30px\;"><a hre f="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-tokyo-3/" target="_blank">Imagine Lit tle Tokyo Short Story Contest III</a>\n\n<p style="padding-left: 30px\;">< a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-tokyo-4/" target="_blank">Imagin e Little Tokyo Short Story Contest IV</a>\n\n<p style="padding-left: 30px\ ;"><a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-tokyo-5/" target="_blank">Im agine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest V</a>\n\n<p style="padding-left: 30 px\;"><a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-tokyo-6/" target="_blank" >Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest VI</a>\n\n<p style="padding-left : 30px\;"><a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-tokyo-7/" target="_bl ank">Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest VI</a>\n SUMMARY:8th Annual Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest: A Virtual Cele bration URL:/en/events/2021/05/23/8th-annual-imagine-little-tokyo-short-story-conte s/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR