Clarion Alumni & Instructor News (updated) April 2017

Greetings! Here is an April 2017 update on the alumni and instructors of Clarion: ALUMS 1973  Bruce Boston (1) “Sacrificial Nights”, a poetry novella written in collaboration with Alessandro Manzetti, is on the Bram Stoker AwardFfinal Ballot. (2) Visions of the Mutant Rain Forest, a fiction and poetry collaboration with Robert Frazier, has been released…… Continue reading Clarion Alumni & Instructor News (updated) April 2017

Announcing the 2014 Calendar Celebrating Clarion Workshop’s Founders and Alumni

PRESS RELEASE Dateline: October 29, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Shea, Chief of Development, The Clarion Foundation Announces 2014 Calendar Celebrating Clarion Workshop’s Founders and Alumni The Clarion Foundation announced today the launch of its 2014 calendar, a first for the organization, highlighting some of the ways in which depictions of gender, and…… Continue reading Announcing the 2014 Calendar Celebrating Clarion Workshop’s Founders and Alumni

Open for registration – The 2013 Clarion Write-a-thon

Writers, it’s time to sharpen your pencils, refill your fountain pens, or warm up those keyboards. Join hundreds of other writers around the globe for our annual Clarion write-a-thon, now open for registration. What is a write-a-thon? Like a walk-a-thon, except for writing! Participants can be pledged by the word, chapter, or story. Finish that…… Continue reading Open for registration – The 2013 Clarion Write-a-thon

Promoting Without Selling

Since he is too modest to say so, we will mention that the third book of Chris Evans’ Iron Elves trilogy was released this month.  The series begins with A Darkness Forged in Fire.  More information can be found at — Promoting without Selling – The Paradoxical Way to Sell by Chris Evans Finding…… Continue reading Promoting Without Selling

2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 2

Hello, friends of Clarion!  Week Two of the Clarion Write-a-Thon has begun, and it’s time for some new challenges to keep you on your toes.  But before we begin, it’s time to honor those who have gone above and beyond so far in our fundraising effort.  Our total number of participants has exploded to 147,…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 2

Writing Out/Writing With Others

My first experience with companionable writing happened at Clarion in Michigan in 1982, where there were twenty-four of us crammed into a dorm (with assorted foreign exchange summer students), sharing a few communal spaces, encountering each other in the cafeteria at ungodly early hours before heading over to Van Hoosen to critique each other, or…… Continue reading Writing Out/Writing With Others

The Write-a-Thon Approaches!

Eleven days until our second Write-a-thon begins, and we are close to reaching our target of a hundred writers. We still need a few more writers, and we would love your help not just to reach this milestone but exceed it.  Click here to sign up.  If you want to leave a field blank, just…… Continue reading The Write-a-Thon Approaches!