My guests today are John and Emily Goodwin they will discuss the upcoming L Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future and Illustrators of the Future Contest of 2020 and 2021. John Goodwin is President of Galaxy Press and has been involved with book publishing since 1986. He is a board member of the Audio Publishers Assn, a national organization of the audio publishing industry. He has become very active in the Hollywood community the past several years serving as a Board member of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. He is also a Board member of the Friends of Hollywood Central Park (an organization creating a 44-acre park over the Hollywood Freeway) and has been very active in creating the Hollywood Christmas Parade as a means of continued popularization of Hollywood. He is a member of the Explorers Club, Science Fiction Writers of America, Mystery Writers of America, and Western Writers of America, as well as the Dubai Press Club as part of an international effort to introduce his publishing program into the Middle East. For more information go to www.writersofthefuture.com
Emily Goodwin is Galaxy Press Vice President of Public Affairs. Emily has been involved with book publishing since 2007. She is active with the IBPA (Independent Book Publishers Association) as a contest judge for the Benjamin Franklin Awards as well as being an active member of the Audio Publishers Association, a national organization of the audio publishing industry. As Vice President of the Hollywood Christmas Parade, she organizes the activities of over 500 volunteers annually to create what has become one of the most successful Christmas Parades on the planet.