Towards an Accessible Future Contest
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Redstone Science Fiction is calling for contest submissions that incorporate the values discussed in the essay The Future Imperfect by Sarah Einstein. What does a world, or space station, or whatever look like when it has been designed to be accessible to everyone and how would people live together there? The submissions should portray disability as a simple fact, not as something to be overcome or something to explain why a character is evil. The submissions should also incorporate the portrayal of disability in a world where universal access is a shared cultural value. The story chosen by Sarah Einstein and our editors will be published in our September issue.
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Publication Medium & Contest Frequency
|Electronic Publication ||Electronic Publication||One-time contest.
|Science Fiction Science Fiction||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Contemporary/Near Future, Mundane Science Fiction.|
- Open to all/most Styles.
|Short Story Short Story||1,000 - 5,000 words.|
- Winner's Prize:
- We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).|
| OK|| No|| No|| Unknown|| No||Text format submissions |
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Last Updated: 24 Apr 2018
Date Added: 03 Jun 2010
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