Fundraiser auction for Alpha Workshop, which teaches genre writing to young writers

Sarah sez, "The Alpha SF/F/H Workshop for Young Writers is a ten-day workshop held annually in Pittsburgh, PA for writers ages 14-19 who are passionate about writing science fiction, fantasy, and/or horror. Guest authors at the 2012 workshop will include Tamora Pierce and Kij Johnson.

To raise money for the workshop's scholarship fund, which assists students who need financial aid in order to attend Alpha, we have organized an auction. Items to be auctioned include signed books by George R. R. Martin, Tamora Pierce, Cory Doctorow, John Joseph Adams, Elizabeth Bear, Ellen Kushner, Theodora Goss, and more, as well as critiques from authors such as Karen Healey and Bruce Holland Rogers, and other great items. In addition, an anthology of flash fiction written and illustrated by Alpha alumni is available in return for donations of any amount. The auction begins January 13 at noon, and other donations are welcome anytime."

Alpha Workshop fundraiser 2012