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Creative Writing Competition

Submission Guidelines

Submit your original poem, fiction, or non-fiction short story to the first annual AbSciCon Creative Writing Competition.
Stories need to be related to astrobiology and the search for life, but can also focus on science, technology, missions, architecture, and management that goes into your work.
Fiction and non-fiction short stories: 7,500-word limit
Poems: 250 words

Important Date for Creative Writing Competition
15 February 2022: Deadline to submit your original poem or short story is at 11:59 PM EST.
Mid-February through late March: Judge panels review all submissions and rank them first, second, third and honorable mention.
Mid-April 2022: Winners are notified. All submitted works are included in the AbSciCon program.

Enter the competition

Deadline: 15 February 2022, 11:59 PM EST