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The 2020 Nature Of Cities Prize For Urban Flash Fiction

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     Category:  Prose
     Deadline:  January 1, 2020  (19 days left)
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    The 2020 Nature Of Cities Prize For Urban Flash Fiction

    This contest, organised by The Nature of Cities, aspires to promote green cities around the globe; cities that are resilient, sustainable, livable, and just. The prize asks you to imagine and explore visions of how people, nature, and cities might join (or not).

    Write a short story (“flash fiction”, up to 750 words), set in the present or future (near or far) and inspired by the phrase “City in a wild garden”.

    The work must:

    • be 750 words or less
    • be of any style or genre of fiction
    • be set in a city (the notion of “city” may be liberally interpreted)
    • include as significant plot elements both nature and people
    • be submitted in English

    There is no entry fee.

    Eligibility


    Open worldwide to authors at least 16 years old as of 1 January 2020.

    Prize


    • One 1st place story receives $2,000
    • Two 2nd place stories receive $1,000 each
    • Three third prize stories receive $500 each


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