Horror and Suspense authors from New England – and all around the Northeast U.S. – will be selling and signing books throughout the event, and participating in panel discussions in the theater about New England Horror Tradition, what makes something scary, new fears, and childhood terrors. The event will conclude with a quintet of authors doing a live reading of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Authors signing and speaking that day include:
Toni L.P. Kelner
Jack M. Haringa
John M. McIlveen
Holly Newstein Hautala
Errick Danger Nunnally
ACT Theater Company
1632 Osgood Street, North Andover, MA 01845
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Dark Duets is a feast of eerie and mesmerizing horror, thriller, and dark fantasy tales–an ambitious and unique anthology featuring biting and atmospheric original stories from seventeen pairs of acclaimed writers, all collaborating together for the first time. Penned by two authors–and in one case, a trio–who have never worked together before, the stories in this enthralling literary chemistry blend diverse elements and rich themes into mesmerizing and highly combustible tales that delve deep into the shadowy, unexplored realms of the imagination.
The readers for this event will be:
Christopher Golden is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, and (with Tim Lebbon) The Map of Moments. His original novels have been published in more than fourteen languages in countries around the world. His latest novel is Snowblind.
Rio Youers is the author of two novellas, Mama Fish and Old Man Scratch—the latter earning him a British Fantasy Award nomination in 2010, the novels End Times and Westlake Soul, and the short story collection Dark Dreams, Pale Horses. His novelette, This is the Summer of Love, was the title story of PS Publishing’s first new-look Postscripts anthology. His short fiction has also been published by IDW Publishing, Edge Science Fiction & Fantasy, and Shroud Magazine.
Nate Kenyon is the author of Bloodstone, a Bram Stoker Award finalist and winner of the P&E Horror Novel of the Year, The Reach, also a Bram Stoker Award finalist, The Bone Factory, Sparrow Rock, StarCraft: Ghost Spectres, Diablo III: The Order, and Day One. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association and International Thriller Writers. He lives in the Boston area.
Porter Square Books
25 White Street, Cambridge, MA 02140-1413
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Bryan Talbot and Ramsey Campbell sign Creatures of the Pool
Saturday 26 September 13:00 – 14:30
Forbidden Planet London Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
To promote the release of Ramsey Campbell and Bryan Talbot’s new book Creatures of the Pool, FORBIDDEN PLANET and PS PUBLISHING have gathered a horror-host of talent together for a one-off spook-tacular signing. This will be a free-form, open event, bringing guests out from behind their tables and giving their fans a chance to meet them and talk about their work. Come and meet: –
â€¢ Doug â€˜Pinhead’ Bradley â€¢ Ramsey Campbell â€¢ Pete Crowther â€¢ James Hannah â€¢ Angus McKenzie â€¢ Bryan Talbot â€¢ Rio Youers
You can discover why Gavin Meadows gives guided tours of Liverpool; find out what brought settlers to the Pool, what used to take place in the cellars of Whitechapel – and what drove Virginia Woolf’s uncle mad. As Gavin and his partner Lucinda delve deeper, they’re confronted by the truth behind the legends and they encounter what has always lived under the city. Read Creatures from the Pool – and find out what will come up from the darkâ€¦
As well as works by both Ramsey Campbell and Bryan Talbot, there will be an array of fantastic books on hand to be discovered and signed – including titles by all the guests present. This is Horror of Horrors – a FP/PS event to remember!