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 Spring One-Day Workshops now open for registration

Registration is now open for our three Spring One-Day Workshops: Sunday, March 15 • L. Timmel Duchamp • How to Read As a Writer For this workshop only, the registration fee is $150. Critiques from a variety of readers give writers insight into how the words they’ve put on the page are being transformed into the…

2015 Clarion West Six-Week Writers Workshop applications open

Clarion West Six-Week Workshop: June 21 – July 31, 2015 If you’re interested in attending the 2015 Six-Week Workshop, now is your moment! Visit the workshop page for details about how to apply as well as other information about costs, deadlines, and what the Clarion West experience is like. We have an all-new electronic application process…

Clarion West Winter One-Day Workshops now open for registration

Registration is now open for our two Winter One-Day Workshops: January 25, 2015 • Nancy Kress • From Scattered to Salable: Revising Your Manuscript You finished your novel or short story – congratulations! But actually, you have just begun; revision is what often make the difference between a rough story and a salable one. You…

Clarion West Winter One-Day Workshops

Clarion West is pleased to announce dates and instructors for its winter One-Day Workshops. Workshop descriptions and registration details will be posted when they are available. Mark your calendars now for two workshops this winter: January 25 Nancy Kress February 22 J. M. Sidorova Throughout the year, Clarion West invites acclaimed instructors to teach a six-hour class…

Potlatch 24: February 6, 7, and 8, 2015 in Seattle

Potlatch 24 February 6, 7, and 8, 2015 — Hotel Deca — Seattle, WA Potlatch is a small, literary speculative fiction convention where readers and writers meet on common ground. Their format, with a single track of programming, brings everyone together in a lively discussion that continues from one program to the next and goes…