Clarion West Alumni News for June 2015

It’s June, and that means it’s the most wonderful time of the year at Clarion West—Six-Week Workshop season! Writers are signing up for the Write-a-thon, and our amazing workshop staff members are taking care of all of the last little details before the students start arriving. Speaking of the Write-a-thon, if you’re a writer who wants…

Clarion West Alumni News for May 2015

Spring has arrived in full force in Seattle, and at Clarion West we’re getting ready for the Six-Week Workshop, the Summer Reading Series, and the Write-a-thon. We have a busy and wonderful season ahead! If you’re local to Seattle, please join us for the Summer Reading Series on Tuesday evenings during the Workshop. The last reading, by our Petrey…

Clarion West to Receive National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Through its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity. In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the NEA will make an award to Clarion West in support of the…

Clarion West announces its 2015 Summer Reading Series

Clarion West’s exciting Summer Reading Series, featuring prominent writers of science fiction and fantasy who are teaching its prestigious Six-Week Workshop, will take place in June and July of 2015.  This year’s workshop instructors hail from all over the world and between them write an incredible variety of work: from Afro-Caribbean speculative fiction, to one…

Introducing the Clarion West Class of 2015

Clarion West is honored to present the Summer Workshop Class of 2015: Dinesh Pulandram, from Melbourne, Australia Garret Johnston, from Sherwood Park, Alberta Rebecca Campbell, from Windsor, Ontario Monidipa “Mimi” Mondal, from Calcutta*, India Thersa Matsuura, from Yaizu, Japan Samuel Kolawole, from Ibadan, Nigeria Michael Sebastian, from Los Angeles, CA Jake Stone, from Bloomington, IN…

An Evening with Kim Stanley Robinson: A Benefit for Clarion West

Please join Clarion West on April 25 for an evening of conversation and conviviality with Kim Stanley Robinson and fellow speculative fiction fans and writers. Enjoy specially selected wines and paella made on-site at one of the most spectacular homes in Seattle. The highlight of the evening will include a lively discussion led by Greg…

Clarion West Alumni News for February 2015

The weather might be cold and damp, but here at Clarion West our hearts are warm and our hands are busy—application season is in full swing! Applications for the 2015 Summer Six-Week Workshop close on March 1. If you’re planning on applying but have been procrastinating, now’s the moment to get in and apply. Also, check out…

Clarion West Alumni News for January 2015

At Clarion West, January means one thing—application season for the Summer Six-Week Workshop is in full swing! Our staff is busy working behind the scenes to make sure 2015 is a fantastic year for the Clarion West Workshop. Not only are we preparing for the Six-Week Workshop, but we also have some great One-Day Workshops coming up. L….