Emily Grandin of Hagersten, Sweden Wins L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Contest

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Emily Grandin, whose graphic novels of post-apocalyptic Earth entertained classmates in geology lectures, was accepted into the architecture program at the Royal Institute of Technology and now realizes her next goal as an illustrator by winning international contest.

Emily Grandin

Emily Grandin, whose graphic novels of post-apocalyptic Earth entertained classmates in geology lectures, was accepted into the architecture program at the Royal Institute of Technology and now realizes her next goal as an illustrator by winning international contest

Emily Grandin from Hagersten, Sweden will be honored at the 28th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement awards being held on Sunday, 15 April, 2012 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. The event will celebrate the twelve annual winners in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, where Emily was an illustrator winner. Her art will also be published in the bestselling Science Fiction/Fantasy anthology series – L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume XXVIII.

Emily was born in Hong Kong and first circumvented the earth at nine months old. She has been an avid traveler ever since, living and growing up in Canada as a child and moving to Stockholm as a teenager. Art has been a part of the picture her entire life.

Emily will fly to Los Angeles and participate in a week long workshop taught by the contest blue ribbon panel of judges lead by Cliff Nielsen (Chronicles of Narnia) artwork, followed by the gala awards ceremony at the end of the week.

The Contests were initiated by L. Ron Hubbard in 1983 shortly after returning to the field of science fiction with his bestseller Battlefield Earth.

For more information on the contest, go to http://www.writersofthefuture.com.

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