“So Mayer highlights ways that artists have found strategies of resistance, and offers hope in historical analysis.” – Juliet Jacques
In addition to their expertise as a writer of speculative and short fiction, So Mayer is a renowned editor, with multiple anthologies of writing on filmmaking to their name, and most recently a curation of the essays of Ursula K Le Guin, Space Crone. In this professional workshop, Mayer will lead discussions on advice for writers and editors alike, whether focusing on a single story or an overarching structure for a collection.
This is a unique opportunity to join a professional workshop for short fiction writing. Whether you’re taking a tentative step into short stories, or honing your final draft, Mayer will share their expertise to bring you closer to your creative goals.
So Mayer is a writer and organiser. Their most recent book is the essay A Nazi Word for a Nazi Thing (Peninsula, 2020). Truth or Dare, a collection of speculative fiction, will be published by Cipher Press in summer 2023.