Clarion West Alumni News for November 2019

Dear friends,

It’s November! November is Native American Heritage Month and National Novel Writing Month… which means it’s the perfect time to slow down, reflect, and give thanks — and maybe pull up that novel project you’ve been mulling over all year.

For those of you interested (or if you know someone who might be interested) in Clarion West 2020, applications for our Summer Workshop officially open on December 1, 2019. We’ve got an exciting group of instructors lined up for next year!

Workshop Updates

Clarion West’s Workshop Administrator, Jae Steinbacher, has accepted the position of Six-Week Workshop Coordinator, leaving an open position beginning 2020. Clarion West is looking for someone to take on the position of Six-Week Workshop Administrator. We have begun interviewing candidates, so please don’t wait to apply!

Find out more here.

One-Day/Weekend Workshops

We’ve got a great lineup of One-Day Workshops still open for the fall, including a Weekend Workshop. We’ve also just announced our schedule for winter 2020:November 23–24: Writing the Other with Nisi Shawl & K. Tempest Bradford
February 8: Pen, Paper, Action! Choreography For Writing with Marie Brennan
February 29: Diversity Plus: Diverse Story Aesthetics, Not Just Diverse Faces with Henry Lien
March 28: Worldbuilding Made Easy with James L. Sutter
April 4: Writing For Games with Whitney Beltrán

Author Interview with Nisi Shawl and K. Tempest Bradford

November 23, 20196:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.University Book Store4326 University Way Clarion West presents an evening with authors Nisi Shawl and K. Tempest Bradford, who will interview each other about their writing careers, motivations for creating and teaching their Writing the Other workshops, and other current obsessions.

No tickets necessary.

Alumni News

Carlie St. George (CW ’12) has a new story in Nightmare magazine: “Some Kind of Blood-Soaked Future.”

Stephanie Burgis‘s (CW ’01) new middle-grade fantasy novel, The Princess who Flew with Dragons, was released in North America on November 5th. This is the third book in the Chocolate Heart trilogy.

David Sandner‘s (CW ’87) book Mingus Fingers debuted from Fairwood Press at this year’s World Fantasy Convention.

Lora Gray (CW ’16) has a new story, “Polaroid, 1979,” in PseudoPod this month.

Lisa Goldstein (CW instructor ’94) has a new novel out, entitled Ivory Apples.

Congratulations, all! Send in your news for next month, and thank you for being part of the Clarion West community!

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