Splash Biography

LANDON BISHOP, Yale freshman studying Ethics, Politics, and Econ

Major: Ethics, Politics, and Economics

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2027

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Landon Bishop is a freshman at Yale University from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is an avid reader of science fiction and fantasy. His favorite authors are Susanna Clarke, Robin Hobb, George R.R. Martin, Robert Jordan, Octavia E. Butler, Cixin Liu, and Rebecca Kuang. He has had experience writing science fiction and fantasy and is excited to share what he knows with other students.

"Fairy tales are more than true not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." - Neil Gaiman.

Past Classes

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H4850: Intro to Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy in Splash Spring 2024 (Apr. 06, 2024)
Learn how to jumpstart your ideas into a fully realized fantasy story. We'll discuss setting, characters, and magic with examples from Tolkien, Martin, Sanderson, Hobb, Rothfuss, Liu, and Butler.