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Writers and Illustrators of the Future Writer Contest

L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new and amateur writers of new short stories or novelettes of science fiction or fantasy. All types of science fiction, fantasy and dark fantasy are welcome.

Entrants retain all publication rights. All awards are adjudicated by professional writers only.

Prizes every three months: $1,000, $750, $500, Annual Grand Prize: $5,000 additional!

Website:
http://www.writersofthefuture.com/enter-writer-contest/

Deadline:
Oct 1, Jan 1, April 1, July 1

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any stage

Graduate: At any stage

Award Type:
Essay Contest
Other Awards/Resources

Award Period:
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Arts & Humanities, Writing, Science Fiction

Additional Qualifications:
The Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

Last Updated:
June 28, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17