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L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest Award

Sponsored by: L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators/Writers of the Future

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.


Application Deadline December 31; March 31; June 30; September 30
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Award Coverage 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.
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $1,000
Average $750
Min $500


Average 13

Contact Information

Joni Labaqui
Contest Director
L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators/Writers of the Future
P.O. Box 1630
Los Angeles, CA 90078 United States

Phone: (323) 466-3310
Fax: (323) 466-6474

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