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Clarion West announces Fall 2016 One-Day Workshops

Clarion West has announced an exciting lineup of One-Day Workshops for this fall: Susan Palwick (CW ’85), September 18: When Worldviews Collide: Character as Conflict Nisi Shawl (CW ’92), October 9: Voice and Diversity Cat Rambo (CW ’05), November 20: Rewriting and Revisioning David Levine (CW ’00), December 4: Integrating Character, Plot, and Worldbuilding Visit…

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Introducing the Clarion West Class of 2016

Clarion West is honored to present the Summer Workshop Class of 2016: Taimur Ahmad, from New York City/Princeton, New Jersey Betsy Aoki, from Seattle, Washington Elizabeth Bartmess, from San Francisco, California Octavia Cade, from New Zealand Paul DesCombaz, from Saint Paul, Minnesota Lora Gray, from Kent, Ohio C.A. Hawksmoor, from North Wales Jon Lasser, from…

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Clarion West co-sponsors the Door to a Pink Universe contest

Clarion West is proud to announce their sponsorship of the Seattle Public Library’s flash fiction contest, Door to a Pink Universe.  This contest is in honor of Octavia Butler, who taught several times for Clarion West and who heralded libraries for their contribution to her development as a writer. One of the prizes for this…

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Applications are now open for the 2016 Clarion West Summer Workshop

Clarion West is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2016 Summer Six-Week Workshop. This is one of the premier workshops of its type for speculative fiction, and workshop alumni have gone on to do amazing things. Apply before February 10, 2016, and get $20 off the application fee.  For more information…

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Clarion West announces instructors for 2016

Clarion West is pleased to announce the instructors for the 2016 Summer Six-Week Workshop: Paul Park (Clarion West’s 2016 Leslie Howle Fellow) Stephen Graham Jones Elizabeth Bear N.K. Jemisin Sheila Williams Geoff Ryman (Clarion West’s 2016 Susan C. Petrey Fellow) More information about these distinguished instructors will be posted on the Clarion West website soon….

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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…