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Henry Lien is a 2012 graduate of Clarion West. He is the author of the Peasprout Chen middle grade fantasy series. His short fiction has appeared in publications including Asimov’s, Analog, and F&SF, and he is a four-time Nebula Award finalist. Henry also teaches...
The Young and The Reckless: Writing for Teens Speaker Interview with Sofia Lapuente and Jarrod Shusterman
Sofía Lapuente is an author, screenwriter and avid world traveler who immigrated from Spain to the United States to realize her dream of storytelling. Since then, she has studied Business and Management of Entertainment at UCLA, worked as a producer and casting...
Sherri L. Smith writes novels, nonfiction, and comics. Her books have won the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Golden Kite Award and the California Book Awards Gold Medal. They have been named Amelia Bloomer and American Library Association Best...
Naz was born and raised in Singapore, and currently lives in Los Angeles with his partner Benson, and his two furry garbage collectors – Alex and Raffe. He will forever be grateful to fried chicken for being a primary motivator in his early years, and also for...
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- July 25 — Fall Quater Enrollment Opens
- August 27 — Ya Symposium
- September 5 — Labor Day Holiday
- September 6 — Fall Advance Course Submission Deadline
- September 18-23 — Writing Retreat at Lake Arrowhead
- September 19 — Fall Quarter Begins
- November 7 — Winter Quarter 2023 Enrollment Opens
- November 11 — Veterans Day Holiday
- November 24-25 — Thanksgiving Holiday