Need more opportunities to write and connect with other writers?

Register for an online class this fall, including a month of horror writing in October! 

Topics include medical scenes, writing scary stories for young audiences, and political/social horror, covering media from print fiction to interactive fiction to games and comics. Instructors include Usman Malik, Crystal Connor, Elizabeth Hand, Strix Beltrán, E. Lily Yu, and Julia Rios.

We offer a limited number of full scholarships for each class to BIPOC writers and writers from other marginalized backgrounds on a first come, first served basis. Please email us at workshop@clarionwest.org with a one-paragraph statement about your scholarship interest and need. Please include the name of the class to which you would like to apply the scholarship.

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Clarion West is a nonprofit literary organization that runs an acclaimed six-week residential workshop every summer, One-Day Workshops, a reading series every summer, and other events throughout the year.

Workshops for people who are serious about writing

Clarion West is a nonprofit literary organization that runs an acclaimed six-week residential workshop every summer, One-Day Workshops, a reading series every summer, and other events throughout the year.

Workshops

Clarion West has new Online Workshops! Learn more and sign up today.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have postponed our 2020 6-week summer workshop to 2021. We will open applications for the following year in late 2021.