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Ville Meriläinen talking to fellow author Andrew Roberts

Ville Meriläinen, author of “The Fox, the Wolf, and the Dove”

Ville Meriläinen’s cold country is Joensuu, Finland. His story, published in the 33rd annual volume of the Writers of the Future anthology, is titled “The Fox, the Wolf, and the Dove.” Oddly, the work is some kind of a mix between

Andrew Peery

Andrew Peery, author of “Useless Magic”

Andrew Peery is one of the more impressive people you could meet. He lives in Durham, North Carolina where he works as a physician. He has a family—wife and two younger children who he clearly adores. As a doctor, he’s a …

Author Dustin Steinacker

Dustin Steinacker, author of “Envoy in the Ice”

Dustin Steinacker is soft-spoken and open. He’s calm and collected on the outside, but having a conversation with him makes you realize that his mind goes in directions that …

Molly Elizabeth Atkins on stage with David Farland

Molly Elizabeth Atkins, author of “Obsidian Spire”

It seems to me that Molly Elizabeth Atkins is in the middle of a transition. She’s a published finalist in the 33rd Annual Writers of the Future anthology, of course. It’s her first time in print. Her story is titled “Obsidian Spire” and tells the tale of …

Authors Molly Elizabeth Atkins and David VonAllmen

David VonAllmen, author of “The Magnificent Bhajan”

David VonAllmen is someone who seems to always be on an even keel. There’s this sense of stability riding under his veneer that comes out even stronger when he speaks. He looks at things with a sense of calm that suggests …

Ziporah Hildebrandt on stage accepting her award

Ziporah Hildebrandt, author of “The Long Dizzy Down”

Despite being a bit quiet on first meeting, it only took a moment to determine Ziporah Hildebrandt is a free spirit. She is the kind of person who …

Author C.L. Kagmi

C.L. Kagmi, author of “The Drake Equation”

C.L. Kagmi is a woman in blue. Lipstick, that is. “It’s part of the uniform anymore,” she told me when I asked about it. She wore the blue lipstick to an event, and it caused such a positive stir that …

Writers of the Future Volume 33 Book Bomb

Book Bomb for newly published authors

With the release of L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 33, we are proud to introduce 14 talented new authors and artists of science fiction and fantasy. These short stories are a creative mix of …

Mike Resnick presenting Sean Hazlett his Writers of the Future award

Sean Hazlett, author of “Adramelech”

If you want something done, as the old saw goes, give it to a busy person. This probably goes a long way toward describing Sean Hazlett. He’s ex-military, having spent time driving tanks in the army. He’s got a pair of …

Andrew L. Roberts

Andrew L. Roberts, author of “Tears for Shulna”

It doesn’t take long after meeting Andrew L. Roberts to know that this is a man who looks for layers in life. He’s a man of gratitude, and a guy who can find meaning in …