Kij Johnson has won Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Sturgeon Awards for her enticing yet disturbing novels and stories. A 1987 Clarion West graduate, she is Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Science Fiction at University of Kansas, where she also teaches creative writing and leads an intensive novel-writing seminar. Her knowledge of how technique supports art is unsurpassed.

Kij Johnson is Clarion West’s 2017 Richard H. Coutant Memorial Fellow.