L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest Award

Applicant must not be a professional writer with no more than three stories published in professional media (minimum 5,000 copies/hits) plus pay, and no novels published in professional media (5,000 copies/hits, plus pay). Contest is for science fiction and fantasy stories of up to 17,000 words in length, for new and amateur writers. Entrants retain all publication rights. Recipients receive prize money, plus an all-expenses-paid trip to a seven day professional writers workshop and awards ceremony.

First prize winners will receive $5,000 in addition to their $1,000 award. Award amounts are for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place each quarter.


Deadline: December 31; March 31; June 30; September 30

Award type: Contest

Award coverage: Other

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Enrollment level: Master's-level Study, College Senior, College Sophomore, College Freshman, Other Postgraduate-level Study, Doctoral-level Study, College Junior

Major: Creative Writing

Interests: Science Fiction/fantasy

Art: Creative Writing, Writing

Contact Information

Joni Labaqui
Contest Director
P.O. Box 1630 Los Angeles, CA 90078 United States
Phone: (323) 466-3310
Fax: (323) 466-6474