Hard Science Fiction With Heart with Dominica Phetteplace
Description: Hard Science Fiction is a genre of near-future science fiction that seeks to extrapolate present day science and technology into the future. This class is for those seeking to craft a more inclusive form of this genre. We can do this in two ways: by broadening our definition of what science and technology are and by thinking about the widespread effects of scientific and technological change across society.
Saturday, July 18, from 10:00-12:00 PM PDT
About the instructor:
Dominica Phetteplace writes fiction and poetry. Her work has appeared in Zyzzyva, Asimov’s, Analog, F&SF, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy and Best Microfiction 2019. Her honors include a Pushcart Prize, a Rona Jaffe Award, a Barbara Deming Award and fellowships from I-Park, Marble House Project and the MacDowell Colony. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley and the Clarion West Writers Workshop.
The lottery form will be available Monday, June 15 through Wednesday, June 17 in the Write-a-thon Slack Page Welcome Channel.
By participating in any activity available in the Write-a-thon, you are agreeing to our Write-a-thon Code of Conduct, the Clarion West Harassment Policy, and our Zoom Guidelines. Thank you! We look forward to writing with you this summer!
Free and Online for everyone.
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