Alpha SF/F/H Workshop for Young Writers

July 26, 2018 — August 05, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA get directions

Mary will be at the Alpha Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Workshop for Young Writers from July 29-July 30. Applications open in January and close March 1, 2018. Apply here.

The workshop will be from July 26 – Aug 5, and will include authors Tamora Pierce, Maggie Stiefvater and N.K. Jemisin, as well as Mary.


Come spend 11 days working with professional authors, each of whom will spend two to three days at the workshop.

Learn about writing and publishing. Meet other teens who share your interests. Talk about short stories, novels, and films. Have your application story critiqued. Brainstorm new ideas, write a first draft, receive feedback, and rewrite. Attend readings by the authors. Give your own public reading. Learn about submitting for publication, and send off your story at our submission party.

The workshop is small, with a maximum of 20 participants. Admission is based solely on the strength of the application story.

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