“There for Each Other”: An Interview with Indrapramit Das

A graduate of the 2012 Clarion West Six-Week Summer Workshop, Indrapramit Das has made waves in the literary ocean with his rigorous yet humanist short fiction appearing in Clarkesworld, Asimov’s, Strange Horizons, and Tor.com, and his Lambda Award-winning debut novel The Devourers. In the interview below he answers questions from Nisi Shawl (CW ’92). 7W:…

The Poul and Karen Anderson Memorial International Travel Fund

  Astrid and Greg Bear have just announced the Poul and Karen Anderson Memorial International Travel Fund, a ten-year commitment to provide an annual $1,000 for one international student traveling from outside of North America to attend the Clarion West Six Week Summer Workshop. The 2018 fund has been awarded to Ted Mahsun from Ipoh, Malaysia. The…

Introducing the Clarion West Class of 2018

We are honored and excited to present the Clarion West Six-Week Summer Workshop Class of 2018. Hailing from nine countries across five continents, these 18 writers will study with Daniel Abraham, Ken MacLeod, Yoon Ha Lee, Karen Lord, Karen Joy Fowler, and Ellen Datlow this summer. Congratulations, class! EDIT: Class list updated 5/22/18. Rafeeat Aliyu…

Announcing the 2018 Sally Klages Memorial Instructorship for Clarion West

We are thrilled to announce that science fiction luminary Ellen Klages is sponsoring a 2018 instructorship for Clarion West’s Six-Week Summer Workshop. The Sally Klages Memorial Instructorship, named in honor of Klages’s sister Sally, will cover travel, living arrangements, and remuneration for the resident instructor in Week Four of our six-week workshop. Sally Klages, who…

Clarion West Alumni News for January 2018

Happy New Year from all of us at Clarion West! As we begin 2018, we look back with gratitude at all our accomplishments and changes in 2017: We had another unforgettable Summer Workshop, starring 18 brilliant new alumni from all around the world. Daryl Gregory, Kij Johnson, John Chu, Connie Willis, Daniel Jose Older, and Pat Cadigan bestowed wisdom as the Class…

George R. R. Martin Announces New Worldbuilder Scholarship for Clarion West

We are incredibly pleased and honored to announce that renowned fantasy author George R. R. Martin is sponsoring a new annual scholarship for the Clarion West Six-Week Summer Workshop. Each year, the WORLDBUILDER SCHOLARSHIP will cover tuition, fees, and lodging for one Clarion West student who demonstrates both financial need and a talent for worldbuilding…