|The 17th Annual Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, 11 Aug 2001 at the L. Ron Hubbard Gallery at Author Services, Inc. in Hollywood, California. Winners from the contest year 1 Oct 1999 to 30 Sep 2000 attended. Both the Writers and Illustrators workshops were held at Author Services, Inc. Stephen D.
Nagiewicz, Executive Director of the Explorers Club, displayed Club Flag 105 which L. Ron Hubbard carried on three
Expeditions. Frank Kelly Freas painted the cover for L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Vol XVII released at the event.
Each volume contains creative tales selected by top authors in the speculative fiction field, and also includes articles on writing and illustration from the foremost writers and artists in the genre including L. Ron Hubbard, Ben Bova, Anne McCaffrey and Frank Herbert to name a few. The titles of each of these articles can be seen here. Purchase this volume now and gain invaluable information to help foster your own growth as a writer or illustrator.
Dr. Stephen Nagiewicz, Executive Director of the Explorers Club, displays Club Flag 105, the flag L. Ron Hubbard carried on the Alaskan Radio Experimental Expedition.
Algis Budrys receiving L. Ron Hubbard Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to the Arts.
(L to R) Illustrator judge, Vincent DiFate, Gold Award Illustrator winner, Andy Clarkson, Gold Award winner, Meredith Simmons, and Writer judge, Tim Powers.
Winners get their books autographed.
WRITERS OF THE FUTURE CONTEST WINNERS
L. Ron Hubbard Lifetime Achievement Award
ILLUSTRATORS OF THE FUTURE CONTEST
L. Ron Hubbard Gold Award: Andy B. Clarkson