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UNESCO and Idries Shah Foundation World Tales Short Story Competition

UNESCO and Idries Shah Foundation Short Story Competition

UNESCO and Idries Shah Foundation World Tales Short Story Competition

UNESCO and Idries Shah Foundation World Tales Short Story Competition

Climate change, human rights violations, conflicts, racism and discrimination are among many threats to our present and future. In the face of adversity and the manifold consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, creative young minds need to be encouraged to find innovative solutions.

 

Extension of deadline for submission: 15 October 2020 at midnight (CET).

 

With the aim to foster imagination, resourcefulness and ingenuity, UNESCO and the Idries Shah Foundation (ISF) launch the World Tales Short Story Competition in close collaboration with the International Coalition of Inclusive and Sustainable Cities of UNESCO (ICCAR). 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”.

 

Who is eligible?

Participants must be between 12 and 18 years old (inclusive). The Competition is open to all regardless of their nationality or city of residence.

 

How to participate?

 

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* Original unpublished works of fiction;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.

 

Download the complete set of rules

 

Attention: please note that entries not respecting all of the requirements will not be considered.

 

The deadline for submission to worldtales(at)unesco.org is 15 October 2020 at midnight (CET).

 

For more details refer the Official Publisher

 

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