Interviews with Samit Basu, Sagan Yee (CW ’21), and Fawaz Al-Matrouk (CW ’21)

This year, in lieu of our usual Spring Seventh Week newsletter, we decided to feature a few interviews from our Clarion West Six-Week Workshop community! We’re excited to share a conversation with Week 3 instructor Samit Basu, where he discusses his work, publishing journey, and what he’s looking forward to with Clarion West. We’ve also…

Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx/e authors of speculative fiction

As we reach the end of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we want to take the opportunity to lift up authors from our community of Hispanic and/or Latinx/e descent across the genres of fantasy, science fiction, horror, and beyond. Our Recommended Reading is a good place to start, but by no means a comprehensive list! We…

Week 5 Write-a-thon Partner: Take This!

We’re already down to our second-to-last week of Write-a-thon, but we’re still going strong! Even if you haven’t joined in yet, you can always sign up for the fun here. This week we’re partnering with Take This, an innovative nonprofit organization supporting mental health within gaming communities. Here’s an interview with Executive Director Eve Crevoshay…

Week 4 Write-a-thon Partner: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association!

We’re halfway through the summer’s Write-a-thon activities, and we are thrilled and grateful to hear from participants who have been inspired and motivated by our classes, sprints, and Discord community. It’s never too late to join — sign up here. This week, we’ve got an excellent new line-up of activities put together by our Week…