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L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the…

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume XIX

by Algis Budrys (Editor)

Other authors: Steve Bein (Contributor), Joel Best (Contributor), Brandon Butler (Contributor), Matthew Candelaria (Contributor), Michael Churchman (Contributor)12 more, Myke Cole (Contributor), Robert J. Defendi (Contributor), Will Eisner (Contributor), Carl Frederick (Contributor), Geoffrey Girard (Contributor), L. Ron Hubbard (Contributor), Ian Keane (Contributor), Jay Lake (Contributor), Ken Liu (Contributor), Luc Reid (Contributor), Steven Savile (Contributor), Sean Williams (Contributor)

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I bought this way back when Jay Lake's story "Into the Gardens of Sweet Night" got its well-deserved Hugo nomination a couple of years ago, but have only now got around to reading the rest of the fourteen pieces of short fiction in the book, all of which are given a single illustration by an up-and-coming artist. Lake's is the jewel of the collection, and several others show promise though there was none that quite grabbed me in the same way. There is a rather odd inclusion of a short piece on writing by Hubbard himself, and an even shorter piece on illustrating sf by Will Eisner, as well as a retrospective by Sean Williams on what it meant to be included in an earlier volume. ( )
  nwhyte | Oct 27, 2007 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0884048233, Paperback)

For almost 15 years, this widely heralded, award-winning anthology series has been propelling readers into realms beyond time and space, parallel worlds and alternate realities and place at the infinite edges of the imagination. The impetus for these startling voyages has come from the best new writers of speculative fiction--the winners of the internationally acclaimed Writers of the Future Contest.

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Through other dimensions, across time, and beyond space to launch into fourteen thrilling new stories by the best new writers of speculative fiction. Created by L. Ron Hubbard and judged by top writers in the science fiction and fantasy field, the Writers of the Future anthology each year brings you breathtaking adventures and startling journeys into the unknown. Escape reality with these creative and original tales that come excitingly to life with vivid characters in undiscovered galaxies and on alien worlds. Book jacket.… (more)

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