Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing Award

An Annual Writing Contest For Tampa Bay Area High Schools

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2019 Contest Details

Contest open February 1 – May 10, 2019

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The Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing Award is presented annually at the Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading.

The award seeks to nurture and recognize the creativity and talent of young writers in the Tampa Bay area. It was established to encourage aspiring authors to explore the genres of science fiction and fantasy and to experiment with the short story format.

Entries are judged by a panel of experts including professional fantasy and science fiction authors and Tampa Bay Times staff.

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Grand Prize Winner

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Past Grand Prize Winners

CLICK HERE for previous winners and runners up