Join FutureScapes Writing Contest

FutureScapes is an annual writing competition that asks writers to envision a particular sort of world, and tell a story about it. Organizers wants to help young writers of excellent potential find their voice while shaping tomorrow. Deadline to submit your story is July 15th. 

FutureScapes seeks:

  • Works of short fiction up to 8,000 words;
  • Compelling stories that explore the nuance of technology, science, politics, and/or policy, without forgetting about plot and character!
  • Stories that show both the positives and negatives of possible future;
  • Stories that can provide a road-map for cities, states, and nations to follow;
  • Stories that may be built in a rich and full world, but that manage to show us the reality of a single city, neighborhood, and/or life.


$2,000 prize for 1st place.

$1,000 for 2nd place.

4 runners up each receive prize of $500

Find out more.


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