Introducing the Clarion West Class of 2017

Clarion West is honored to present the Clarion West Summer Workshop Class of 2017, who hail from Singapore, Cyprus, Mexico, England, and the United States:

Andrea M. Pawley

Mark Galarrita

Izzy Wasserstein

A. T. Greenblatt

Gordon White

Stephanie Malia Morris

Robert Minto

E.L. Bangs

Andrea Chapela

Patrick Lofgren

Joanne Lim-Pousard

Vina Jie-Min Prasad

Shweta Sundararajan

Emma Törzs

Alexandra Manglis

David Bruns

Adam Shannon

Iori Kusano

Clarion West announces new One-Day Workshops

Clarion West is pleased to announce six new One-Day Workshops this winter and spring:

January 22, 2017 with instructor Curtis C. Chen
Synopses and Queries: How Do They Work?

February 19, 2017 with instructors Ted Kosmatka and Jack Skillingstead
Scene One: The Rocketry of Fiction

March 5 with instructor Kat Richardson
A Matter of Character: Writing Beyond the Character Sheet

April 2, 2017 with instructor Hannu Rajaniemi
Technology and Magic as Characters

May 21, 2017 with instructor Randy Henderson
Level Up as a Writer

June 4, 2017 with instructor Helen Marshall
Landing the Gut Punch: Finding Emotional Resonance in Fantastic Fiction

Visit the One-Day Workshops page to learn more.

Clarion West announces instructors for the 2017 Summer Workshop

Clarion West is pleased to announce the instructors for the 2017 Summer Workshop, June 18 through July 28, 2017.

Week 1: Daryl Gregory

Week 2: Kij Johnson

Week 3: John Chu

Week 4: Connie Willis

Week 5: Daniel José Older

Week 6: Pat Cadigan

For more information on these instructors, please see the workshop instructors page. Applications for the 2017 workshop will open in December 2016.

Telling Tales

Telling Tales, edited by Ellen Datlow, is a new anthology of stories by award-winning and acclaimed Clarion West graduates. Read stories by Rachel Swirsky, Ben Rosenbaum, Kij Johnson, David Levine, and many more of your favorite authors, plus essays by Ursula K. Le Guin, Gardner Dozois, Nancy Kress, Greg Bear, and other great Clarion West instructors.

When you buy a copy, all proceeds benefit the organization. Clarion West launched this book/fundraiser at the Locus Awards, and copies are available now at Seattle’s University Book Store, and online via and publisher Hydra House (whose generosity makes this fundraiser possible).

See the full Table of Contents and cover art here.