For personal reasons, Steven Brust has resigned as an instructor at Viable Paradise.
While we know that this change comes as a disappointment for our VP21 class, they can instead look forward to working with Daryl Gregory, who will be joining the VP faculty for VP21. Daryl brings to VP his years of experience writing science fiction, fantasy, and horror for multiple audiences across multiple formats.
His new novel, Spoonbenders, was published by Knopf on June 27th, 2017. Prior to Spoonbenders, his recent work includes the young adult novel Harrison Squared and the novella “We Are All Completely Fine”, which won the World Fantasy Award and the Shirley Jackson award, and was a finalist for the Nebula, Sturgeon, and Locus awards. The SF novel Afterparty was an NPR and Kirkus Best Fiction book of 2014, and a finalist for the Lambda Literary awards. His other novels are the Crawford-Award-winning Pandemonium, The Devil’s Alphabet, and Raising Stony Mayhall. Many of his short stories are collected in Unpossible and Other Stories (a Publishers Weekly best book of 2011). His comics work includes Legenderry: Green Hornet, the Planet of the Apes, and Dracula: The Company of Monsters series (co-written with Kurt Busiek).