Author Readings

Author Reading
The Arcade
Date and time: 
Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
9:30pm to 11:55pm

Join us at 9:30 pm for Author Readings from some of the most notable authors writing in the cosmic horror and Weird tale genre! Seating is limited.

Christopher Burke’s fiction has appeared in Nightscript, The Yellow Booke, and on The NoSleep Podcast. He is a regular contributor at, and other nonfiction is available in Thinking Horror, Vol. 2. Christopher grew up in Kentucky and now lives in Rhode Island with his fiancée, Cassandra. More information can be found at

Fiona Maeve Geist resides in WXXT country with her cat and many partners. She has written academic work in Trans Studies Quarterly, along with work on neglected women in genre fiction for Lamplight Quarterly. She also has contributed to MOTHERSHIP: a Science Horror RPG along with other projects under wraps. She also has several pieces of fiction forthcoming. She edited Larissa Glasser’s debut novella "F4" along with several pieces of short fiction and would like someone to try to break that 100% placement streak. Finally, she is an occasional contributor to CLASH Media.

Victoria Dalpe is an artist and writer based out of Providence, RI where she lives with her husband, filmmaker and writer Philip Gelatt, and their son. Her dark short fiction has appeared in over twenty-five anthologies and her first novel, Parasite Life came out in 2018 through ChiZIne Publications and will be re-released in 2022 through Nightscape Press. Her short story collection, Les Femmes Grotesques, will be out with Clash Books in 2022. She is a member of the HWA and the New England Horror Writers.

Matthew M. Bartlett is the author of The Stay-Awake Men and Other Unstable Entities, Gateways to Abomination, Creeping Waves, and other books of supernatural horror. His short stories have appeared in a variety of anthologies, including Lost Signals, A Breath from the Sky, Year’s Best Weird Fiction Vol. 3, and Darker Companions, a tribute to Ramsey Campbell. He lives in a small brick house on a quiet, leafy street with his wife Katie Saulnier and their cats Phoebe, Peachpie, and Larry.

Livia Llewellyn is a writer of dark fantasy, horror, and erotica, whose short fiction has appeared in over forty anthologies and magazines and has been reprinted in multiple best-of anthologies, including Ellen Datlow’s The Best Horror of the Year series, Years Best Weird Fiction, and The Mammoth Book of Best Erotica. Her first collection, Engines of Desire: Tales of Love & Other Horrors (2011, Lethe Press), received two Shirley Jackson Award nominations, for Best Collection, and for Best Novelette (for "Omphalos").