L Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol 17 by Algis Budrys

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The Year's top fantasy and Science Fiction stories by new and upcoming authors in the field of Speculative Fiction.
 

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With 19 New York Times bestsellers and more than 230 million copies of his works in circulation, L. Ron Hubbard is among the most acclaimed and widely read authors of our time. As a leading light of American Pulp Fiction through the 1930s and '40s, he is further among the most influential authors of the modern age. Indeed, from Ray Bradbury to Stephen King, there is scarcely a master of imaginative tales who has not paid tribute to L. Ron Hubbard. Algis Budrys's career has spanned 50 years as a writer, editor, publisher, literary agent and teacher. His work continues to expand and enrich the worlds of science fiction and fantasy literature. His novels have been nominated for both Hugo and Nebula awards while his students have produced numerous bestselling and award-willing novels.
 
Published August 1, 2001 by Bridge Pubns. 440 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The newest installment in the venerable annual contest/anthology series started by the late Hubbard features stories by 17 previously unpublished writers and 17 winning illustrations from new artists.

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The 19th installment in Hubbard's annual contest series contains more top-notch stories than last year's volume and is likely to satisfy science fiction and fantasy aficionados looking for fresh ideas and new twists on old conventions.

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In Erin Cashier's compelling post-apocalyptic tale ""Cruciger,"" 30 WC Planet Builder Duxa, an intelligent spacecraft, undertakes a mission to recreate humanity on a terra-formed world after a plague destroys nearly all human life on Earth.

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While unique in their own right, several of the remaining tales were clearly influenced by SF and fantasy classics: "Ten Gallons a Whore," a tale of a man who visits a western Wasteland and trades his precious supply of water to rescue a female slave, is reminiscent of Stephen King's The Gunslinger;

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For more than 15 years, Hubbard's anthology series has collected the winning SF and fantasy entries from the annual Writers of the Future contest. Of the 12 stories in the newest crop, few are

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