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Odyssey 2007

The application deadline for Odyssey 2007 is approaching:

Odyssey is an intensive six-week workshop for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror held each summer at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. Developing writers aged 17-65 apply from all over the world. Sixteen are admitted, and over 50% of graduates go on to be published. Director Jeanne Cavelos is a best-selling author and former senior editor at Bantam Doubleday Dell, where she won the World Fantasy Award for her work. Top writers, editors, and agents in the field serve as guest lecturers. This summer, the workshop runs from June 11-July 20. Our writer-in-residence is Nina Kiriki Hoffman, and guest lecturers include Michael A. Burstein, Rodman Philbrick, Elizabeth Hand, John Clute, Michael A. Arnzen, and George Scithers. The application deadline is April 13. More information is available at http://www.odysseyworkshop.org.

It’s hard to believe I was at Odyssey way back in 2004. Thanks largely to the workshop, I’ve joined the 50% of published graduates since then. It’s entirely my own fault that I still haven’t written that Great American Science Fantasy Novel.