Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest. (Photo courtesy of

WHO/WHAT: Participate in the 9th Annual Imagine Little Tokyo Short Contest by challenging yourself to write a story that catches the spirit and essence of Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo and the people in it. Actors Keiko Agena, Helen Ota and Megumi Anjo will demonstrate the winning stories through a dramatic reading from the three contest categories: adult, youth and Japanese language. Winners will be awarded cash and their story will be published in The Rafu Shimpo, Discover Nikkei and on the Little Tokyo Historical Society website.

WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, May 26, 3-4:30 p.m. RSVP’s are required. For tickets go to under the “Upcoming Events” page.


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