Shiny and Swancon 2009: Contact are proud to announce the 2009 Shiny Swancon Young Adult Short Story Competition.
Judging the competition will be Alisa Krasnostein and Tehani Wessely of Shiny along with a third, as yet unconfirmed, judge. Eligible stories should be both speculative fiction and young adult in nature, with a word limit of 3000 words.
Entry to this competition is free and open to those aged 16 and under, and participation certificates will be provided for all entrants.
Submissions for the competition are due by March 20th, 10pm WST time.
Please submit your entries electronically in .rtf format to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading 'Swancon Young Adult Short Story Competition'.
1st Prize is $25, subscription to the Shiny 2009 series and the complete Shiny back issues.
Two runners up will be awarded Shiny 2009 series and the complete Shiny back issues.
Prizes will be awarded at the judges' discretion. All judges' decisions are final and winners will be notified by email and announced at the Swancon Awards Ceremony on Sunday April 12th 2009.
Information about this competition can also be found on the Swancon website