The Anna Lindh Foundation and the European Institute of the Mediterranean are calling the 15th year of the international short story contest ”A Sea of Words” aimed at young people from the Euro-Mediterranean region.
Under the motto “Youths in the forefront for Gender Equality”, young authors are invited to write using fiction or real experiences about their aspects of overcoming this discrimination in their everyday lives.
- The contest is aimed at young people between 18 and 30 years old (1992-2004), citizens or nationals of one of the 43 countries of the Euro-Mediterranean area.
- The stories must be original, cannot exceed a length of 2,500 words and can be written in any of the official languages of the 43 participant countries.
- Only one story per author will be accepted.
- People who have been selected in any of the previous editions are not eligible.
How to participate
The document must be sent in Word format to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The message must include the title of the work along with the author’s personal data: name, telephone number, postal address, email address and date of birth
The authors of the 10 best texts will be invited to Barcelona on November 24th, 2022, in the framework of the Mediterranean Day, to participate for 3 days in the awards ceremony, creative workshops and cultural exchanges.
Their works will also be published in a book.
Deadline: 10 July 2022
More information: Eurodesk – Call