Writers of the Future 1st Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 2nd Quarter 2017 Winners

The judging results are in! Here are the 2nd Quarter 2017 Writers of the Future Contest winners.


1st Place – Vida Cruz from the Philippines

2nd Place – A. Henrie Gillett from Texas

3rd Place – Eneasz Brodski from Colorado


Robert Bagnall from the United Kingdom

Gary Campbell from California

Steven Fischer from Wisconsin

Benjamin C. Kinney from Missouri

Tyler A. Young from Minnesota


Jeffrey Steven Abrams from Washington

Mark Bilsborough from the United Kingdom

Donald S. Crankshaw from Massachusetts

Noel Dwyer from Illinois

Amanda Helms from Colorado

Kristin Janz from Massachusetts

Carolyn Kay from Colorado

Alejandro Toyofusa Komai from California

Eldridge Stimmel from Oklahoma

Silver Honorable Mention

Christopher Baxter from Utah

Rebecca Birch from Washington

Chan Yuk Chi from Singapore

Rui Cid from Portugal

Dean N. D’Amico from Virginia

Paulo Da Silva from Germany

Jason Evans from Illinois

Ian E. Gonzales from Washington

Jeanette Gonzalez from California

Philip Brian Hall from Scotland

Bethany Hanks from Idaho

James H. Hearn from Texas

Morgan G. Howell from South Carolina

Gary J. Hurtubise from Ontario, Canada

K.E. Kuebler from Texas

Robert J. McCarter from Arizona

Shawn McKee from Texas

Daniel K. Morgan from the United Kingdom

Cassiopeia Mulholland from Arizona

Rajev Prasad from California

Anna Salonen from Finland

Sam Schreiber from New York

David F. Shultz from Ontario, Canada

E.C. Stever from Wyoming

Shawn Swanson from California

Clive Tern from the United Kingdom

Jason Thomas from California

Erin A. Tidwell from Washington

Heather Truett from Mississippi

Roderick D. Turner from Ontario, Canada

Scott Vanyur from Pennsylvania

J. Deery Wray from California

Neil V. Young from California

Honorable Mention

R.R. Angell from Maryland

Carina Bissett from Colorado

L.R. Braden from Colorado

Jesse Buerk from New Jersey

James R. Cain from Australia

Juan Pelipe Calle from Florida

Steven Capps from Georgia

John Carey Jr. from Texas

Joanne Chapman from Utah

Michael Connon from the United Kingdom

Scott Forbes Crawford from Washington, D.C.

John Culver II from California

Benjamin DeHaan from Illinois

Nestor Delfino from Ontario, Canada

O.E. Fine from Massachusetts

Margaret M. Fisk from Nevada

Joe Follansbee from Washington

Oliver Fox from Tennessee

Caroline Furlong from Virginia

Melva L. Gifford from Utah

Les Gould from Virginia

Anthony J. Gramuglia from New Jersey

Richard A. Groves from California

Mary-Jean Harris from Ontario, Canada

Diana Fay Hauer from Oregon

Russell Hemmell from United Kingdom

Marc Humphrey from Austria

Rebecca Inch-Partridge from California

Kent. A. Jones from Minnesota

Christopher A. Jos from Alberta, Canada

Jennie J. Keyes from Idaho

Christina Klarenbeek from Ontario, Canada

Shelby Anne Kruse from California

Michelle Kurrle from Victoria, Australia

Mary M. Love from Michigan

Bevis Lowry from British Columbia, Canada

J. Eckert Lytle from Oregon

Bonnie Jean Mah from British Columbia, Canada

LLJ Martin from South Carolina

Perry McDaid from Northern Ireland

Kenneth Meade from Georgia

Devin Miller from North Carolina

Margaret Moller from Minnesota

CJ Montgomery from Texas

Wulf Moon from Washington

Patricia Moussatche from Florida

Mandy Oaks from Tennessee

Rosie Oliver from the United Kingdom

Y.M. Pang from Ontario, Canada

Christopher A. Patterson from Ohio

Kelly Peck from California

Nathan J. Phillips from Queensland, Australia

Jon Plowman from South Africa

Melanie Rees from South Australia, Australia

Nellie Reilly from Oregon

H.L. Reinhold from the United Kingdom

C.B. Rose from Connecticut

Kyle Shepherd from Texas

Tony Silva from California

Robert Anthony Smith from New Jersey

D.A. Xiaolin Spires from New Jersey

Robert N. Stephenson from South Australia, Australia

H.D. Stubbs from Washington

Laura Thurston from Minnesota

Brooke Timothy from Nevada

Ian Watkins from North Carolina

Thomas Michael Welsh from Washington

Corey J. White from Australia

Michael J. Wyant Jr. from New York

Ramez Yoakeim from New South Wales, Australia

Tannara Young from California