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Mar 12, 2021
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Sarah Pinsker Announced as Finalist for the Bram Stoker Award

The Kratz Center for Creative Writing at Goucher College is proud to announce that Sarah Pinsker is a finalist for the 2020 Bram Stoker Award. Her short story Two Truths and a Lie (Tor.com), has been nominated for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction.

Ms. Pinsker, class of 1999, is the Spring 2021 Kratz Writer in Residence, teaching WRT 420: Advanced Creative Writing. She has authored over 50 short fiction pieces and won multiple awards for her work; including two Nebula Awards, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award. Her currently nominated story, Two Truths and a Lie, is rich in mystery and classified as dark fantasy. Her original story idea was formulated 22 years ago in her WRT 499 course with Madison Smartt Bell at Goucher College, when she had submitted a fragment of today’s completed story for a workshop. Two Truths and a Lie was released on June 17, 2020 and is accessible on Tor.com. 

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) are presenting the Bram Stoker Award and final voting has begun. Voting will end on March 15th, 2021. 

For further information on the 2020 Bram Stoker Awards, please visit http://www.thebramstokerawards.com/front-page/the-2020-bram-stoker-awards-final-ballot/

To read Two Truths and a Lie by Sarah Pinkser, please visit https://www.tor.com/2020/06/17/two-truths-and-a-lie-sarah-pinsker/comment-page-1/.

Oct 14, 2020
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Announcing Sarah Pinsker as our 2021 Spring Writer in Residence

The Kratz Center is proud to welcome author Sarah Pinsker again this coming spring. 

Oct 2, 2020
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2021 Kratz Summer Writing Fellowship

We are now accepting applications for the 2021 Kratz Summer Writing Fellowship. For more information and to apply, visit: Summer Writing Fellowships.

May 30, 2020
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Sarah Pinsker Wins the Nebula Award

The Kratz Center for Creative Writing at Goucher College is proud to announce that Sarah Pinsker has won the Nebula Award for her novel, A Song for a New Day (Berkley). Ms. Pinsker, class of 1999, will return this coming spring as the Kratz Writer in Residence. The Nebula Award is given each year to the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in the United States. Ms. Pinsker was also a finalist in the Best Novelette category for The Blur in the Corner of Your Eye. She previously won a Nebula for Our Lady of the Open Road in 2016.

Each spring, the Kratz Center for Creative Writing welcomes a writer in residence to Goucher College. Over the course of the semester, the writer in residence teaches an advanced fiction writing course, conducts tutorials with students, reads from his or her work, signs books, visits classes, and bonds with students and community. The Kratz Center is proud to have Ms. Pinkser return in this role in 2021.

For the full Nebula Award list, please visit the link below:
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