Hugo Award Winner for Best Related Book 2006
Locus Award Winner for Best Non-Fiction 2006
Synopses & Reviews
“Wilhelm really knows students and knows how to teach them to craft a professional story.”—The Oregonian
Part memoir, part writing manual, Storyteller is an affectionate account of how the Clarion Writers’ Workshop began, what Kate Wilhelm learned, and how she passed a love of the written word on to generations of writers. Includes writing exercises and advice. A Hugo and Locus award winner.
For 27 years, Kate Wilhelm and her husband, Damon Knight, taught at the Clarion Writers' Workshop, an intensive and ambitious six-week writing program for novice writers, known to participants as "boot camp for writers." Part memoir and part writing manual, Storyteller is Wilhelm's account of the history of the program and her years there with Damon as mentors and instructors.
Part memoir and part writing manual, an affectionate account of teaching writing at the Clarion workshop.
About the Author
Born in 1928, Kate Wilhelm is the author of more than thirty novels including Where Late the Sweet Bird Sang and The Unbidden Truth. Her work has been adapted for TV and film and translated into twenty languages. She has been awarded the Prix Apollo, Kurd Lasswitz, Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Awards.