and Clarion West
have both announced their 2009 instructors.
If you believe that this sort of environment would be beneficial for you and you want to go, do all you can to make it happen.
At this time a year ago I could see no possible way for me to go, and I got there. And it completely changed my life in 1,000 good ways. I can't tell you what it's done for me as a writer. I can't tell you how much I would love to go back another year.
If I could work it out anyone can work it out -- if you want to go, you can make it happen.
Now, go write an application story.
Addendum: Paul Park is at Clarion SD this year, seemingly for the last two weeks with Liz Hand. (At this point.) I cannot say enough good things about him. He is an amazing