The Kosana Cultural Academy is conducting a short story contest. Themes should reflect the present social conditions. Each entry (original work of the writer and also not a translation) must not be more than four pages (single side). Entries must reach convenor Dr. K.G. Venu at Srinivasa Plaza apartments, Balaji Hills, Balayya Sastry Layout, Visakhapatnam-13 (mobile 98480 70084) on or before Oct. 30, according to general secretary of the academy P. Syam Sundar.