Mutants! Writing Characters in Speculative Fiction – With Ploi Pirapokin – December 20th

What makes us human?
What is great characterization – the kind that makes unforgettable stories?

What do androids dream of, really?
Can we really ever know each other (especially if we come from different home planets)?

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MUTANTS is a one day writing intensive with Ploi Pirapokin for any and all writers who are interested in characterization, imagination, and the space between us.

WHEN: Sunday December 20th, 2pm – 6pm.
WHERE: The Escapery West, 29th street and Mission, San Francisco
WHO: Mutants, aliens, androids, humanoids, and those who love them.
COST: $75 – As always, discounts and trades available.
To register: Contact us! We can’t wait to write with you!

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is featured in the Griffith Refiew, HYPHEN Magazine, Asia Literary Review, the Queen of Statue Square: New Short Fiction from Hong Kong, and Transfer Magazine. Winner of the 2014 Leo Litwak award in fiction, a 2015 Finalist for the Summer Literary Seminar Unified Literary contest, she has also received fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation, Brush Creek Foundation, Kundiman, the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley and Writers on Writing Workshop at Tomales Bay. She has been a writer-in-residence at Hambidge, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Byrdcliffe Arts Colony. She holds a Bachelors degree in Communication Studies from the University of San Diego and a Masters of Fine Arts in fiction from San Francisco State University where she currently teaches creative writing as an adjunct professor.


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