George R. R. Martin Announces New Worldbuilder Scholarship for Clarion West

We are incredibly pleased and honored to announce that renowned fantasy author George R. R. Martin is sponsoring a new annual scholarship for the Clarion West Six-Week Summer Workshop. Each year, the WORLDBUILDER SCHOLARSHIP will cover tuition, fees, and lodging for one Clarion West student who demonstrates both financial need and a talent for worldbuilding…

National Endowment for the Arts awards grant to Clarion West

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award to Clarion West in support of the Summer Workshop and Summer Reading Series….

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 Adhyam…

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:…

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…

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Clarion West Write-a-thon final results and special thanks

The final numbers are in for the Clarion West Write-a-thon: 263 participants, 338 sponsors, and $22,000 raised to support the Clarion West Writers Workshop! If you wrote or donated (or both), thank you so much! Your ongoing support makes the workshop possible. Clarion West is grateful for our engaged and resourceful community. Special thanks go…

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Clarion West announces instructors for the 2015 Six-Week Workshop

Clarion West is delighted to announce the names of the instructors for the 2015 Six-Week Workshop. Applications will open in December 2014. More information about the instructors and application instructions will be posted in the coming weeks. Andy Duncan  2015 Clarion West Leslie Howle Fellow Eileen Gunn Tobias Buckell Connie Willis Nalo Hopkinson Cory Doctorow  2015…