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Winners Announced for L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Gala
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

On the evening of Friday, April 8, 2022 Hollywood returned to its resplendent glamour and elegance with the 38th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Gala for Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests in the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy held at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood, CA.

Andrew Dykstal And Aliya Chen Announced As Grand Prize Winners Of 35th Annual Writers Photo Andrew Dykstal And Aliya Chen Announced As Grand Prize Winners Of 35th Annual Writers Of The Future
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2019

Andrew Dykstal, a writer from Arlington, VA, has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 35th Annual Writers of the Future, and Aliya Chen, an illustrator from Fair Oaks, CA has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 30th Annual Illustrators of the Future L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards for Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests in the genres of Science Fiction & Fantasy held at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood, CA on Friday evening, April 5, 2019.  A capacity crowd of 400 people attended the Black-Tie GALA. Presented by Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press, the theme for the two-hour awards show was Retro Robotics.

Author Services, Inc. And Galaxy Press Present Annual Writers And Illustrators Of The Photo Author Services, Inc. And Galaxy Press Present Annual Writers And Illustrators Of The Future Galas
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 20, 2019

Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press will present The 35th Annual Writers of the Future and the 30th Annual Illustrators of the Future L. Ron Hubbard Gala Achievement Awards celebrating the winners of the Contests, honoring 12 writers and 12 illustrators from around the world for their excellence in the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Internationally Acclaimed Author, Katherine Kurtz,  Named as Judge for... Photo Internationally Acclaimed Author, Katherine Kurtz, Named as Judge for...
by Robert Diamond - Nov 8, 2018

Blackstone Acquires Publishing Rights to James Clavell Catalog Photo Blackstone Acquires Publishing Rights to James Clavell Catalog
by Robert Diamond - Jun 7, 2018

Tor Books and Tor.com Announce Tor Minis Photo Tor Books and Tor.com Announce Tor Minis
by Robert Diamond - Oct 11, 2017

Love Lil BUB? Today For Her 6th Birthday, Dabel Brothers and Space Goat Team Up to Give 'The Most Amazing Cat on the Planet' Her Own Coloring Book Series
by Robert Diamond - Jun 21, 2017

Science Fiction Author Jody Lynn Nye Announced As Judge For The Writers Of The Future Contest
by Christina Mancuso - Nov 17, 2016

Bestselling author Jody Lynn Nye has been named as a judge in the highly acclaimed L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest, it was announced by Author Services, Inc., the literary agency and administrator of the contest.

Matt Dovey and Adrian Massaro Top 2016 L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

MATT DOVEY, a writer from Lincolnshire, UK and ADRIAN MASSARO, an illustrator from Neuquen, Argentina were announced as the Grand Prize Winners of The 32nd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards for Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests in Science Fiction and Fantasy held at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, presented by Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press on Sunday evening, April 10, 2016.

4th Quarter Winners Announced in International Writers of the Future Contest
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 14, 2016

The 4th Quarter winners of the 32nd year of the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest were announced by Joni Labaqui, the contest Director. The winners are from Utah and Washington. Fourth Quarter Winners First Place - Jon Lasser of Washington Second Place - Stephen Merlino of Washington Third Place - Julie Frost of Utah They were chosen from a group of 8 finalists and are awarded a week long intensive workshop, an awards ceremony and are also published in the annual L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future. Jon, Stephen and Julie will also receive a cash prize for their win this quarter. The quarterly finalists are: Elizabeth Bernett of Ohio Derrik Boden of Louisiana Evey Brett of Arizona K.D. Julicher of Nevada Robert McCarter of Arizona For information on semi-finalists and silver honorable-mentions, go to www.writersofthefuture.com/writer-winners-4th-quarter/ A Grand Prize winner is announced at the annual awards ceremony and is selected by another panel of judges. Jon Lasser will compete with the other 1st place quarterly winners for the grand prize of $5,000.00. Well-known contest judges include: Kevin J. Anderson, Orson Scott Card, David Farland, Larry Niven, Tim Powers, Mike Resnick, Brandon Sanderson, Robert J. Sawyer and Sean Williams. The Writers of the Future writing contest (www.writersofthefuture.com) was initiated by L. Ron Hubbard in 1983 to provide a means for aspiring writers to get that much-needed break. Due to the success of the Writing Contest, the companion Illustrators of the Future Contest was created in 1988. The intensive mentoring process has proven very successful. The 368 past winners of the Writing Contest have published 838 novels and nearly 4,000 short stories. They have produced 27 New York Times bestsellers and their works have sold over 50 million copies. The 298 past winners of the Illustrating Contest have produced over 4,500 illustrations, 356 comic books, graced 594 books and albums with their art and visually contributed to 36 TV shows and 46 major movies. For more information about the contest, go to www.writersofthefuture.com.