Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers' Workshop
@ UC San Diego

June 28 – August 8, 2009
Applications accepted January 2 – March 1

Clarion is an intensive six-week summer program focused on the
fundamentals particular to the writing of speculative fiction. Since
its inception in 1968, Clarion has been considered a premier proving
and training ground for aspiring writers of science fiction, fantasy,
and horror. Instructors are among the most respected writers and
editors working in the field today. Over one third of our graduates
have been published and many have gone on to critical acclaim.

Clarion is a short story workshop. Participants are selected from
applicants who have the potential for highly successful writing
careers and who submit writing samples with an application. Adults of
all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Scholarships are available. Limit 18-20 participants.


Holly Black
The Spiderwick Chronicles

Larissa Lai
When Fox is a Thousand

Robert Crais
Chasing Darkness

Kim Stanley Robinson
The Years of Rice and Salt

Elizabeth Hand
Generation Loss

Paul Park
A Princess of Roumania

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