Author Readings, Panel and Book Signing

Author Reading
Date and time: 
Saturday, May 2, 2015 -
12:30pm to 3:15pm
Scheduled Location: 
Warner Grand Theatre

The center of every film is the story. The stories from these practioners of weird cosmic horror will "demand from the reader a certain degree of imagination and a capacity for detachment from everyday life" for a few hours at least. If history proves correct The panel on Lovecraft at 125 will be insightful, inciting, definitive and heretical. Be sure to obtian one of the forbidden tomes, with inscription (photo copyright Todd Chicoine)

Leslie S. Klinger is the editor of the highly-acclaimed New Annotated Dracula, New Annotated Frankenstein, and the two-volume New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft. He also edited the anthologies In the Shadow of Dracula and In the Shadow of Edgar Allen Poe, featuring 19th- century supernatural fiction. Together with Lisa Morton, he’s also edited the anthologies Ghost Stories and Weird Women, both with extensive selections of Victorian horror.

S.P. Miskowski's  Knock Knock and first novella Delphine Dodd were finalists for Shirley Jackson Awards. She is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and a Swarthout Award. Her fiction and non-fiction have been published in Black Static, Supernatural Tales, Identity Theory, Other Voices, and Nightmare Magazine. She has stories in the anthologies October Dreams 2, Cassilda's Song, The Hyde Hotel, Leaves of a Necronomicon, Detritus, and Little Visible Delight.

Creator, Entrepreneur, Proud Honey Badger

Ian Welke's short fiction has appeared in Big Pulp, the American Nightmare anthology, 18 Wheels of Horror, and the upcoming Redneck Eldritch. His novels, The Whisperer in Dissonance (2014) and the Bram Stoker Award Nominated End Times at Ridgemont High (2015) were both published by Omnium Gatherum Media. 

CODY GOODFELLOW has written five novels, and co-wrote three more with New York Times bestselling author John Skipp. His first two collections Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars and All-Monster Action, each received the Wonderland Book Award. His latest, Rapture Of The Deep & Other Lovecraftian Tales, is out now from Hippocampus Press. He wrote, co-produced and scored the short Lovecraftian hygiene film "Stay At Home Dad," which can be viewed on YouTube.

Gary Myers fell under the shadow of Lovecraft at the tender age of sixteen and never completely escaped it. All of his published writings have touched on the Cthulhu Mythos in one way or another. His books include The House of the Worm, a cycle of dream fantasies in the manner of Lovecraft and Lord Dunsany, published by Arkham House in 1975; and Dark Wisdom, a cycle of Lovecraftian horrors in a more modern vein, published by Mythos Books in 2007.

Matt R Lohr is the co-author of the Amazon best-selling book Dan O'Bannon's Guide to Screenplay Structure, with the late writer / filmmaker behind Alien, The Return of the Living Dead and other genre classics.