Clarion West is a nonprofit literary organization that runs an acclaimed six-week residential workshop every summer, online classes and workshops, one-day and weekend workshops, a reading series every summer, and other events throughout the year.
We support emerging and underrepresented voices by providing writers with world-class instruction to empower their creation of wild and amazing worlds. Through conversation and public engagement, we bring those voices to an ever-expanding community.
You can support Clarion West’s mission to forge new voices in speculative fiction in many different ways. Find out more!
Octavia E. Butler Memorial Scholarship Recipient This summer, the Carl Brandon Society selected Kiran Kaur Saini as its Octavia E. Butler Memorial Scholarship recipient. Since
On Saturday, July 29th, 2023, friends, former neighbors, and fans of acclaimed science fiction author Octavia E. Butler gathered at the intersection of NE 165th