Announcement: DWL’s Speculative Fiction Writing Workshop “The Rising Dust”

DWL is now accepting applications for its speculative fiction writing workshop titled “The Rising Dust.” The workshop will be held in Lahore in December as part of DWL’s Canal Side Workshop series.

The workshop will be conducted by DWL co-founder and published spec-fic writer Usman T. Malik.

To apply, please visit our application page on [link]

Application deadline: November 30, 2014

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Malik is a Pakistani writer resident in Florida, USA. His fiction has appeared in, or is forthcoming at,, Strange Horizons, Pseudopod, and the British dark literary journal Black Static among other places. He is the first Pakistani graduate of the Clarion West Writers Workshop where his teachers included Neil Gaiman and SFWA Grandmaster Samuel R. Delany.

NYTimes bestselling author Jeff VanderMeer will Skype in to speak with the workshop participants, and we’re also extremely lucky to have Musharraf Ali Farooqi coming in to deliver a guest lecture in this workshop.

So just to recap:

What: “The Rising Dust” DWL’s spec-fic writing workshop

When: 13-14 Dec 2014

Where: Nairang Art Gallery, Jail Road, Lahore, Pakistan

Space is limited for this paid workshop – do not miss this chance to learn from these two fantastic writers! For more information and to apply, please visit our submittable link.

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