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dr. phil at the 2004 clarion science fiction & fantasy writers' workshop

Six weeks of 18 people, locked in an MSU sorority house, churning out 118 short stories with 365,000 words... and you're surprised that I'm still recovering before I can talk about this experience?

The 2004 Clarion Workshop

Back Row: Dr. Phil (Hmm, must be Canada Day, 1 July 2004), John Schoffstall MD, Lister Matheson (Director), Peter Burtis, Arnn Hixon, Charles Schoenfeld, Author Andy Duncan (Week 4 Instructor), Al Bogdan.

Middle Row: Tenea D. Johnson, Rebecca K. Rowe, Nikki Kimberling, Boris Layupan, Brynna Ramin, Grace Dugan, Marjorie M. Liu, Njihia Mbitira, Sarah Gibbons (Assistant to the Director & Mistress of the Copy Machine Without Which There'd Be No Critiques).

Front Row: Gordon Van Gelder (Editor, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction), Trent Hergenrader, Owner of Archives Book Store, Mary Sheridan (V.I.P.), Amelia Beamer, Andy Wolverton, Eric Joel Bresin.


Under Construction In Progress: 08 November 2004... 03 January 2005... 09 January 2005... 23 February 2005... 19 October 2005... 07 December 2006... 14 January 2008


Clarion has moved once again, this time from Michigan State University in E. Lansing MI to UC-San Diego. Here's the new website.

Study with the best writers...

Become one of them.

You can get information on what Clarion is, how to apply, even contribute to Help Support Clarion here:

June 29 - August 9, 2008

2008 Writers-in-Residence · Kelly Link · James Patrick Kelly · Mary Anne Mohanraj · Neil Gaiman · Nalo Hopkinson · Geoff Ryman

Application deadline: March 1, 2008

NOTE: Application deadlines have been April 1st in previous years.

Applications are accepted online at www.RegOnline.com/ClarionApp2008 .

Further instructions will be posted soon, so check back often.

Decisions on acceptance will be made no later than April 15, 2008.

Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers' Workshop · Department of Literature · University of California, San Diego · La Jolla, CA 92093 · clarion@ucsd.edu · Fax: 858-534-8686

Website: http://clarion.ucsd.edu/

Help Support Clarion · PayPal Donations on Website


Last Year...

2007 Writers-in-Residence · Gregory Frost · Jeff VanderMeer · Karen Joy Fowler · Cory Doctorow · Ellen Kushner · Delia Sherman

Workshop: June 25 - August 3, 2007

2006 Writers-in-Residence · Samuel R. Delany · Joe & Gay Haldeman · Nancy Kress · Gardner Dozois · Kelly Link · Holly Black

Workshop: June 26 - August 4, 2006

2005 Writers-in-Residence · Joan Vinge · Charles Coleman Finlay · Gwyneth Jones · Cory Doctorow · Walter Jon Williams · Leslie What ·

Editor-in-Residence · Sheila Williams (Asimov's Science Fiction) ·

Workshop: June 12 - July 22, 2005

Application deadline: April 1, 2005


During the first six weeks of 2005, Clarion South was in session at Griffiths University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia -- Hey guys! Best wishes for a great workshop from your fellow Clarionites.


Last Update: 02 February 2008 Saturday