Imagining the Future with Future You
Win a set of 5 novels by the Imagining The Future writers in our Imagining the Future giveaway competition.
Future You is thrilled to be working with five of Australia’s leading writers of fiction for children and Young Adults on our new fiction program, Imagining The Future.
You can enter an exclusive competition for SCIS Connections magazine readers to win a set of their top titles in our Future You giveaway competition.
Imagining the Future and your school
Since May this year, authors Lili Wilkinson, Rebecca Lim, Gary Lonesborough, Alison Evans and Melissa Keil have been working together to create five stories, all linked and all set in a speculative future on a remote outpost on the moons of Jupiter. Their stories will be released on the Future You website from September, together with dramatized readings of the stories, posters for classrooms and libraries, and teaching guides.
A nationwide writing competition for secondary students and above will be launched later in the year, giving young people across Australia the opportunity to see their work published online in an ebook alongside the stories from Lili, Rebecca, Gary, Melissa and Alison. The writing competition will also be followed by a graphic art competition for the nation’s budding graphic artists. Details about how YOUR school can get involved will be posted on the Future You website, so sign up there.
To kick off Imagining The Future, we have teamed up with SCIS’s Connections magazine and our five writers to offer school libraries an opportunity to win a set of five novels (see below for titles) from the Imagining The Future writers* and a complete set of five portrait posters, signed by the writers themselves.
Winners will also receive an EXCLUSIVE preview of the Imagining The Future stories, in advance of the launch.
To enter, email firstname.lastname@example.org with Connections in the Subject line and include your school’s name, state and contact details.
The titles to be won are:
- The Erasure Initiative by Lili Wilkison
- Euphoria Kids by Alison Evans
- The Boy From The Mish by Gary Lonesborough
- The Secret Science of Magic By Melissa Keil
- Tiger Daugher by Rebecca Lim
Good luck and see you in the future!
*Please note these titles are suitable for young adults (12+)
Winners will be notified by email.
More about Imagining the Future
Imagining The Future is a program of the Future You project, an initiative from the Australia’s Government’s Women in STEM Ambassador.
Imagining The Future introduces students to the exciting world of STEM through short stories written by some of Australia’s most acclaimed authors of fiction for Young Adults from The Wheeler Centre.
The program features relatable protagonists who work with STEM-related knowledge to tackle the challenges faced by a society of the near future.
Imagining The Future will stimulate young people’s interest in working in STEM and support interest in creative writing.
More about Future You
Future You aims to inspire young people across Australia with an interest in pursuing careers in engineering, technology, science and maths. It has a specific remit to engage with children and schools in remote, rural and Indigenous communities.
Get in touch at email@example.com and see you in the future!