Vargas Llosa + Meta Miami

META Miami, fulfilling our mission of education through art proposes, in collaboration with Cátedra Vargas Llosa, to host a contest of micro-stories (maximum 840 characters executed in a thread of two tweets) written by students in Miami Dade County through submissions on their mobile or tablet device.


  •  Students residing in Miami Dade in grades EIGHT through TWELVE attending public, charter, or private school.
  •  The stories must be written in English and/or Spanish.
  •  The stories will be a maximum length of 840 characters (a thread of 2 tweets). Only one text per author may be submitted.
  •  The winning stories will be published on the web pages of partnering/collaborating organizations (,,, and and other local media outlets.
  •  Highly qualified academic members of CVLL will organize to form the Award Jury.
  •  The period for receiving the stories will be from February 20th to March 31st, 2023. The winners will be announced in June 2023.
  •  Official contest entries are to be submitted via the form bellow.
  •  Participating stories must be unpublished and must not have been transferred to any other publisher.
  •  All entries must be received by March 31st.


  •   “Big Apple” Literacy Tour Package
    National Book Awards/ National Book Foundation
    New York Public Library (Main and Schomburg Center)
    Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty

  •   Nations Capital (Washington DC) Literary Tour Package
    National Book Festival / Library of Congress
    National Archives
    Smithsonian Institutions

  •   Sunshine State (Florida) Literary Tour Package
    Miami International Book Fair (VIP Presenter)
    Coral Gables Family Literary Festival (Presenter)
    Hemmingway House/ Little White House
    Zora Neale Hurston/ Eatonville/ Disney


In order to successfully submit your Tweet, please fill out each section of this page and click send! Good luck, we look forward to reading each of your Miami Migration Tales!

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