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Writing Workshop Applications Open

The application period for the six-week Clarion writing workshop is open from December 1, 2010 through March 1, 2011. The six-week workshop will be held June 26 through August 6, 2011, at the University of California, San Diego. Scheduled instructors include Nina Kiriki Hoffman, John Scalzi, Elizabeth Bear, David Anthony Durham, John Kessel, and Kij Johnson. For more information, visit the Clarion application information page.

Clarion West‘s application period is also open from December 1, 2010 through March 1, 2011. The workshop will take place June 19 through July 29, 2011, in Seattle, Washington. Instructors will be Nancy Kress, Margo Lanagan, Minister Faust, L. Timmel Duchamp, and Charles Stross, the 2011 Susan C. Petrey Fellow. For further information, visit Clarion West’s online application information page.

The Odyssey workshop application period is now open; early admission applications are due January 31, 2011, and regular applications are due April 8, 2011. The workshop will be held on the campus of Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, June 6 through July 15, 2011. Planned guest lecturers include Elizabeth Bear, Barry B. Longyear, Theodora Goss, Christopher Golden, and John Joseph Adams. The 2011 Writer in Residence is Gary A. Braunbeck. For further application details, visit the Odyssey site.

The Viable Paradise submission period will open January 1, 2011 and close June 15, 2011. The workshop will be held at the Island Inn on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, from October 9-15, 2011. Instructors include Elizabeth Bear, Debra Doyle, Steven Gould, James D. Mcdonald, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Jay Lake, and Sherwood Smith. For further information, visit the Viable Paradise application page.

For advanced students, the Taos Toolbox “Master Class” in SF/fantasy writing began taking applications on December 1, 2010. The workshop will take place July 10-23, 2011 in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico. Walter Jon Williams and Nancy Kress are the instructors, with special lecturer Jack Skillingstead. For more information, see the Taos Toolbox application page.


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