Writers of the Future contest honors local writer

  • Ziporah Hildebrandt was honored at the 33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards. Contributed Photo

For The Recorder
Friday, April 28, 2017

Shutesbury author Ziporah Hildebrandt was recently honored at the 33rd annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif. The annual event celebrated the winners in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future contests.

Each winner received a trophy, varied cash prizes and their story with artwork published in the “L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Volume 33” — which has made the USA Today and Publishers Weekly Bestseller lists.

“I have very rarely in my 60 years felt so welcome, so cared for. The judges are amazing, phenomenal people ... They are the epitome of invitation to be more, do more, create more, achieve more.” Hildebrandt said.

Hildebrandt was honored for her story “The Long Dizzy Down.” She studied poetry writing at Hampshire College.

The Writers of the Future writing contest was initiated by L. Ron Hubbard in 1983 to help authors launch their career. The companion Illustrators of the Future contest was created in 1988.

For more information about the contest, visit: www.WritersOfTheFuture.com