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Write fiction, or want to? Care about what’s happening with the climate, and how it will change life on Planet Earth? This new contest may be for you!

Introducing Imagine 2200: Our new cli-fi contest

Contest guidelines
• Entry is free!
• Submissions close April 12, 11:59 p.m. U.S. Pacific Standard Time.
• Authors must be 18 years or older at the time of submission.
• No previously published, multiple, or simultaneous submissions accepted.
• Submissions must be 3,000–5,000 words.
• If you need accessibility accommodations, please email us at imaginefiction@grist.org.

As always, keep an eye out for any fine print, particularly in the publishing rights arena, but it looks good from what I can see.

And for those who are interested in the ways in which a changing climate might impact us beyond the obvious (like ticks and wild pigs moving North, so fun*), check out this article on the interface of climate and one classic musical piece:

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, remade for a post-climate change world

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* Not fun at all, but at least it’s given us the humorous-sounding portmanteau wordpigloo.” So there’s that.

Photo by Markus Spiske on Pexels.com

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