Nisi Shawl - Instructor
Nisi Shawl is the author of Everfair and dozens of short stories, many of which can be found in the James Tiptree, Jr. Award winning and World Fantasy Award nominated collection Filter House. They are the co-editor of Stories for Chip and Strange Matings: Octavia E. Butler, Feminism, Science Fiction, and African American Voices. They edit reviews for The Cascadia Subduction Zone, a literary quarterly from Aqueduct Press. They are a founding member of the Carl Brandon Society and have served on the board for the Clarion West writing workshop. Nisi developed the Writing the Other workshop with Cynthia Ward, and has taught it for over a decade in person, at conventions, and in a retreat setting.