A prize of $500 and publication in Rafu Shimpo and on the Discover Nikkei website is given annually for a short story that takes place in the Little Tokyo district of Los Angeles. Submit a story of up to 2,500 words via e-mail by January 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Little Tokyo Historical Society, Short Story Contest, 319 East Second Street #203, Los Angeles, CA 90012.