The Illustrators of the Future Contest is open to artists from all nations. One entry is considered three black and white works illustrating a science fiction or fantasy story with no recurring theme. Your entry may not have been previously published. There are four quarterly deadlines each year (September 30, December 31, March 31 and June 30). You may send an entry at anytime, however you can only have one entry per quarter, your entry will be entered in the current quarter. Send photocopies only. Individual artists retain copyrights. Three prizes per quarter of $500 each and a yearly grand prize of $4000 are offered.