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Nancy Cartwright and Karen Black Announced For 'Writers of the Future' Gala -- a Direct Response to the Voice? - 2012-04-06

F11.png Nancy Cartwright and Karen Black Announced For 'Writers of the Future' Gala -- a Direct Response to the Voice? April 6, 2012, Tony Ortega, Runnin' Scared, Village Voice

Now, with a little more than a week to go before Writers of the Future throws its big annual gala on April 15, Scientology is pulling out the big guns, adding surprising names to this year's party. And someone who ran the contest for many years tells us that can mean only one thing: the contest is in big trouble.

As we reported on March 12, we discovered troubling ties between the prestigious contest -- which brings together some of the biggest names in science fiction and fantasy to honor up and coming new writers -- and the startling allegations of abuse at Scientology's international headquarters ("Int Base") about 90 miles east of Los Angeles.

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{{cite news | first = Tony | last = Ortega | title = Nancy Cartwright and Karen Black Announced For 'Writers of the Future' Gala -- a Direct Response to the Voice? | url = http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2012/04/scientology_nancy_cartwright_writers_of_the_future.php | work = Runnin' Scared | publisher = Village Voice | date = April 6, 2012 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}