Aspen Words, a longstanding literary program of the Aspen Institute, has announced the addition of a new Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writing Workshop, led by author Fonda Lee, expanding their current workshop offerings into genre literature.
The workshop is sponsored by the General Motors’ Future Fiction Collective, which “aims to decolonize the sci-fi/fantasy genre by increasing the diversity of authors and readers in STEM based literature.” They will provide 10 scholarships for writers to participate in the workshop with a focus of “including underrepresented groups and creating a diverse class.”
The workshop will be held June 19-24, 2022 in Aspen CO, during the Summer Words writers conference, and will cover poetry, fiction, memoir, non-fiction, book editing, middle grade, and SF/F. The application window for the workshop opens January 4, 2022. More information about the program can be found on their website.
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