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SFF Masterclass 2013

Call for Applications for:
Science Fiction Foundation SF Criticism Masterclass 2013
2nd thru 4th July 2013.

The Science Fiction Foundation (SFF) will be holding the seventh annual masterclass in sf criticism in 2013.

Location: The University of Liverpool.
Class leaders: Nick Lowe (author of the long running ‘Mutant Popcorn’ column in Interzone); Graham Sleight (Editor of Foundation, and managing editor for the Hugo Award Winning Encyclopedia of Science Fiction); and Catherynne M. Valente, author of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, and participant in the Hugo Award winning SF Squeecast.

Cost: £200.
Accommodation: this is not provided but Andy Sawyer ( is able to assist, and if you have attended the conference (see below) you may wish to stay on.

To apply, please send: a piece of critical writing (between one and five thousand words), and a short cv and bio to