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A Sea of Words – International Short Stories Contest

The Anna Lindh Foundation and the European Institute of the Mediterranean have launched  the international competition of short stories and tales “A Sea of Words”, aimed at young people from the 43 countries of the Euro-Mediterranean area.

This year, the competition is aimed at producing stories or short stories focused on sustainable development.

Participants should be young people between 18 and 30 years old, who are citizens of one of the 43 countries of the Euro-Mediterranean space.
The short stories must be original and unpublished works, of maximum 2,500 words and can be written in any of the official languages of the participant countries.
They must address issues related to intercultural dialogue, mainly of a political, socio-cultural, economic and environmental nature.

The authors of the 15 best short stories will be awarded with the publication of their short stories and will also be invited to the awards’ presentation ceremony in Barcelona, Spain on October 2015.

Short stories should be sent to concurso@iemed.org by 31 May 2015-

All details are available here