Writers of the Future Volume 4


Writers of the Future Volume 4


16 Award-winning short stories including articles on writing and art by leading professionals in the field: L. Ron Hubbard, Algis Budrys, Orson Scott Card, Tim Powers, Ramsey Campbell and Frank Kelly-Freas.

Writers of the Future Volume 4

“If you buy only one paperback in the SF field this year, make it this one.” —Memphis Commercial Appeal

“One of the best collections of the new science fiction I’ve ever seen.” —Arthur C. Clarke

“Here’s skill and storytelling fervor aplenty. . .” —Robert Silverberg

“There’s an explosion of talent in these pages.” —Rocky Mountain News

“Some of the best writers . . . emerging here.” —Locus

“A large body of exuberantly well-told tales. . .” —Chicago Sun-Times


Introduction by Algis Budrys
Tomorrow’s Miracles by L. Ron Hubbard
River of Stone by Michael Green
The Mirror by Nancy Farmer
The Zombie Corps: Nine-Lives Charlie by Rayson Lorrey 
High Fast Fish by John Moore
A Winter’s Night by P.H. MacEwen 
The Troublesome Kordae Alliance and How It Was Settled by Flonet Biltgen 
Growlers by Larry England 
What Do I See In You? by Mary A. Turzillo
The Gas Man by Richard Urdiales 
The Fruit Picker by Jo Beverley 
Black Sun and Dark Companion by R. Garcia y Robertson 
6770: The Cause by Mark D. Haw 
Mother’s Day by Astrid Julian 
Buffalo Dreams by Jane Mailander 
Heroic Measures by Paul Edwards 
Old Times There by Dennis E. Minor 
What a Story Is by Algis Budrys
The Right Kind of Writing Workshop by Orson Scott Card 
Diving in at Sag Harbor by Tim Powers 
To the Next Generation by Ramsey Campbell 
SF Illustration As an Art by Frank Kelly Freas 
About the Illustrators by Frank Kelly Freas


ISBN: 978-0884043140
Price: $7.99
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 425