BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6394@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20210523T000000Z DTEND:20210523T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Marvel at the amazing and creative ways that writers can imagin e Little Tokyo and expand the fictional boundaries of the Japanese America n experience.\n\nEach year\, the Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest heightens awareness of Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo by challenging both new and experienced writers to write a story that captures the spirit and ess ence of Little Tokyo and the people in it. Noted theatre artistss—Greg W atanabe\, Jully Lee\, and Eiji Inoue—will showcase the winning stories w ith dramatic readings from the three contest categories—Adult\, Youth\, and Japanese language. Each category winner is awarded cash prize and thei r story will be published in <em>The Rafu Shimpo</em>\, on Discover Nikke i\, and on the new Little Tokyo Historical Society website. \n\n<em>The c ontest is presented by Little Tokyo Historical Society in partnership with JANM’s Discover Nikkei project.</em>\n\nRSVPs are required. You will b e emailed Zoom links and instructions on how to join our webinar on Sunday \, May 23 at 1 p.m. (PDT)\n<strong><a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting .com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=f1bbafae-065e-4ac9-b272-0f3aac930839 " target="_blank"></a></strong>\n<strong><a href="https://9644p.blackbaudh osting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=f1bbafae-065e-4ac9-b272-0f3aac 930839" target="_blank">RSVP NOW</a></strong>\n<strong>\n</strong>\n\nRead stories from past Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contests:\n\n<p style= "padding-left: 30px\;"><a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-tokyo/" target="_blank">Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest I</a>\n<p style=" padding-left: 30px\;"><a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-tokyo-2/" target="_blank">Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest II</a>\n<p style ="padding-left: 30px\;"><a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-tokyo-3 /" target="_blank">Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest III</a>\n<p st yle="padding-left: 30px\;"><a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-toky o-4/" target="_blank">Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest IV</a>\n<p style="padding-left: 30px\;"><a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-to kyo-5/" target="_blank">Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest V</a>\n<p style="padding-left: 30px\;"><a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little-t okyo-6/" target="_blank">Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest VI</a>\n <p style="padding-left: 30px\;"><a href="/en/journal/series/imagine-little -tokyo-7/" target="_blank">Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest VII</a >\n\n DTSTAMP:20240416T072433Z SUMMARY:8th Annual Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest: A Virtual Cele bration URL:/en/events/2021/05/23/8th-annual-imagine-little-tokyo-short-story-conte s/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR