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Damon Knight

Damon Knight is the author of "Creating Short Fiction, The Classic Guide to Writing Short Fiction." Knight is an author and professor. He and his wife, Kate Wilhelm, taught at the Clarion Workshop teaching short story writing for over thirty years. According to Algis Budrys, "What Knight doesn't know about writing the short story cannot be put into expository prose. . . ."

Another endorsement comes from Lucius Shepard who says that "Damon Knight is one of the preeminent teachers of writing in this country. 'Creating Short Fiction' should be considered essential for all beginning writers. . . ."

On the writing side, Knight has written over eighty short stories, fourteen novels and three nonfiction books. Knight has also taken on the role of editor of many anthologies and magazines. However, he is best known as an outstanding writer of the short-story. Many of his stories fall in the science fiction genre. Knight...

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