AWP Pub Event

Susan Palwick
Supported by the Leslie Howle Instructorship

This is the first event in a six-part reading series, the annual Clarion West Summer of Science Fiction and Fantasy! Read the full list here to learn more. 

Susan Palwick (CW ‘85) has published four novels with Tor Books: Flying In Place (1992), The Necessary Beggar (2005), Shelter (2007), and Mending the Moon (2013). Her story collection The Fate of Mice appeared In 2007 from Tachyon Publications. Her second collection, All Worlds Are Real, was published in 2019 by Fairwood Press. Susan’s fiction has been honored with a Crawford Award from the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts, an Alex Award from the American Library Association, and a Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame, and has also been shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award, the Mythopoeic Award, and the Philip K. Dick Award.

After spending twenty years as an English professor at the University of Nevada, Reno—where she specialized in creative writing, medical narrative, and trauma narrative—Susan retired in 2017 to obtain her Master of Social Work degree, also from UNR. She currently works as a hospital chaplain for a large nonprofit medical system in Reno.

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