Welcome to the December Alumni News!
As we round out the year, we’d just like to wish everyone a wonderful December and a happy holiday season. As you prepare for the coming weeks, may your days be full of joy, laughter, and imagination.
Applications for Clarion West’s Six-Week Summer Workshop are now open. If you or someone you know is thinking of applying, don’t hesitate to direct them to our summer workshop page. Applications will remain open through March 1, 2020.
We’ve got a great lineup of One-Day Workshops this winter season:
- 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
Kij Johnson (CW ’87) and Emma Törzs (CW ’17) have won the World Fantasy Award, in the categories of Novella and Short Fiction, respectively.
Robert Freeman Wexler‘s (CW ’97) short story collection, Undiscovered Territories: Stories, has been accepted by PS Publishing, with an anticipated publication date of October 2020.
Adele Gardner (CW ’04) recently curated the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association’s 2019 Halloween Poetry Reading. She has four poems out: “Witches We” in Keuka Lake, Bluff & Vine: A Literary Review; “The Moth Spectacular” in Mithila Review: The Journal of International Science Fiction & Fantasy; “A Rose Waits” in Dreams & Nightmares; and “Home Inspection” in HWA Poetry Showcase, Vol. VI. Her short story “Dreamers Dodge Dojo” has been published in Seascape: The Best New England Crime Stories 2019.
Kim Neville (CW ’12) has sold her debut novel, Magpie, to Atria Books for publication in Spring 2021.
Robert Guffey (CW ’96) has a short story, “A Scarcity of Angels,” in the latest edition of Selene Quarterly Magazine.
Craig L. Gidney‘s (CW ’96) novel A Spectral Hue has been featured in NPR’s Year’s Best Books 2019.