It’s going to be so much fun. I’ll be hanging with dear friends and the Gamut staff down at the Queen Mary on Long Beach.
Will you be there? Let’s meet up! Here is my schedule:
Thu, April 27, 3pm – 4pm
Librarians’ Day Building Diverse Horror Collections
Description: International horror, horror written by women, horror about people of color. Learn how to seek out titles and authors that will make your horror collections more complete. Moderator: Mercedes M. Yardley Panelists: Lauren Candia, Becky Spratford, Erwin Magbanua
Fri, April 28, 10am – 11am
Mini Mass Signing
Description: Elizabeth Hand / Chuck Wendig / F Paul Wilson / Bill Bridges / Kate Jonez / Brent Kelley / Johnny Worthen / Ian Welke / Nathan Carson / Michael Paul Gonzalez / Mercedes M. Yardley / Richard Thomas / C.A. Suleiman / Tom Monteleone
Fri, April 28, 6pm – 8pm
Shades and Shadows Reading
I won’t be reading, but simply attending.
Description: Shades & Shadows, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that seeks to increase the visibility of speculative literature in Los Angeles and beyond. Join hosts Lauren Candia and Xach Fromson for readings from a superb lineup of authors.
Sat, April 29, 11am – 12pm
Publishing Via Crowd Sourcing and Expanding the Definition of Horror
Description: Moderator: Matt Betts Panelists: Richard Thomas, Mercedes M. Yardley, Dino Parenti
Sat, April 29, 3pm – 5pm
Pitch Session (I will be taking pitches for Gamut Magazine)
Description: Pitch sessions at StokerCon 2017 are an excellent way to get your work in front of industry professionals.
Reading Matthew Kaufman / Mercedes M. Yardley
April 29, 5:00pm – 5:30pm
Thursday night we’ll also have a live broadcast of Awkward Conversations with Geeky Writers, and Amelia and I will be joining from the con! It’s going to be a very cool and busy weekend. I genuinely hope to see you there! I might bring homemade peanut butter cups. Who knows?