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Writers of the Future Volume 30 - The Best New Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year - cover

Writers of the Future Volume 30 - The Best New Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year

Orson Scott Card, Mike Resnick, Robert Silverberg, Val Lindahn, Terry Madden, Amanda E. Forrest, Anaea Lay, K.C. Norton, Randy Henderson, Liz Colter, Leena Likitalo, Shauna O'meara, Paul Eckheart, Megan E. O'Keefe, Oleg Kazantsev, C. Stuart Hardwick, Timothy Jordan

Publisher: Galaxy Press

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Celebrate  New WritersNew WinnersNew WorldsWriters of the Future: Volume 30This is your window into incredible worlds of wizardry, warfare and wonder.This is your escape into fantastic realms of the human mind lurking just beyond your imagination…and reaching deep into your wildest dreams.This is your ticket to tomorrow.Celebrate the future of science fiction and fantasy…now.“Keep the Writers of the Future going. It’s what keeps sci-fi alive.” —ORSON SCOTT CARDIncluded: Bonus short stories by Orson Scott Card, Mike  Resnick & L. Ron Hubbard & a color spread highlighting the story  illustrations

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