“World Tales” Short Story Competition
Published: Friday, 11 September 2020
15 October 2020
Who may enter
Participants must be between 12 and 18 years old (inclusive).
“ Young teenagers from all over the globe are invited to write about challenges of today and tomorrow in the format of a short story, and share their perspectives. The theme of this 2020 First Edition is “Once upon a time in my future”. ”
Entries must be:
• Short stories of 250 to 500 words;
• Typed in English or French using Arial 12-point Regular font;
• Original unpublished works of fiction;
• Stories on the potential for future societies to be fair, inclusive, peaceful, resilient, sustainable and/or tolerant.
The competition is free to enter.
The Idries Shah Foundation will publish the work of the 21 laureates in a special edition hardcover book. All winning laureates will receive a copy of the book.
The 7 Gold laureates will each receive an iPad.
For further information visit official website https://en.unesco.org/news/unesco-and-idries-shah-foundation-launch-world-tales-short-story-competition