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Writing The City: Novelist Cassandra Rose Clarke And Writefest

The Houston novelist gives a sneak peak of her upcoming book and talks about Writefest, a unique festival for emerging writers.


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Cassandra Rose Clarke
Courtesy of the Writespace website.
Cassandra Rose Clarke

Cassandra Rose Clarke didn’t necessarily intend to be a Sci Fi writer. At least, not at first. She was originally more of a literary fiction lady. In this interview, Clarke tells the story of how she got from speculative fiction (Margaret Atwood and the like) to being a finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award. Get a sneak peak of her new book, Star’s End (out March 21st), and learn about the less-than-hard-and-fast rules for what makes a book YA and what makes it…A.

Also, in this interview, learn about Writefest – a festival for emerging writers hosted by local writing community-builders, Writespace. This unique festival, which takes place March 6 – 12, offers writers the chance to speak to actual human representatives from literary journals, in addition to offering panel discussions featuring nationally-acclaimed writers, and other activities.