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StokerCon® 2021

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Speakers

James Chambers

Co-Chair

Brian Matthews

StokerCon Co-Chair

Seanan McGuire

Guest of Honor

Brian Keene

Author

Kate Jonez

Author and Publisher

Evelyn Gathu

Librarian

Alejandro Brugues

Filmmaker

Carlen May-Mann

Filmmaker

Beck Kitsis

Filmmaker

Sloan Turner

Filmmaker

Yoon Hei Cho

Filmmaker

David Yorke

Filmmaker

Katherine Oostman

Filmmaker

MyloB Productions

Filmmaker

Brad Hodson

Author

Josh Malerman

Author

Kathe Koja

Author

Leslie S. Klinger

Author, Academic, Editor

Tom Deady

Author

David Yorke

Filmmaker

Leza Cantoral

Author and Publisher

Violet Castro

Author

Beverly Bambury (She/Her)

Author and Publicist

Jonathan Lees

Author

Ben Rubin

Academic

Eva Roslin

Author and Librarian

Lisa Quigley

Author and Academic

Alma Katsu

Author

Herb Kauderer

Author

Mark Matthews

Author and Editor

Lisa Kroger

Author and Academic

Christina James

Night Worms

Beth Griffith

Night Worms

Emily Hughes

Blog Manager Nightfire

Alex Giannini

Librarian

Ally Russell

Nightfire Blogger

Gabino Iglesias

Author and Editor

Linda Addison

Author and Editor

Don DAuria

Agent

John Lawson

Author and Publisher

Adam Cesare

Author

Alex Story

Academic

Corey Farrenkopf

Author and Librarian

Lila Denning

Librarian

John Fram

Author

Frank Coffman

Author, Editor Academic, Publisher

Marge Simon

Author

Julia Zelman

Author, Editor, Academic

Holly Walrath

Author, Editor, Publisher

Michael Bailey

Author, Editor, Publisher

Ryan Aussie Smith

Author, Publisher, Filmmaker

Jeff Oliver

Author

L. Marie Wood

Author, Academic, Filmmaker

Sam Knight

Author, Editor, Publisher

Geneve Flynn

Author and Editor

Lou Rera

Author, Artist, Academic, Filmmaker

Michael Cieslak

Author and Publisher

Michele Brittany

Academic and Editor

Emily Vinci

Librarian

Jonathan Maberry

Author and Editor

Greg Chapman

Author and Artist

Konrad Stump

Librarian

Candace Wiggins

Author and Academic

David Rank

Author

David Cowen

Author and Editor

Jessica Drake-Thomas

Author, Academic, Editor

EV Knight

Author

Steven Van Patten

Author and Publisher

Mort Castle

Author, Academic, Editor

Elsa Margarita Carruthers

Author, Academic, Editor

Nicholas Diak

Author and Academic

Rhonda Garcia

Author and Academic

TJ Tranchell

Author, Academic, Editor

Karley Pardue

Author and Academic

Mashaela Farris

Presenter

Kevin Wetmore

Author and Academic

Cynthia Pelayo

Author and Artist

Joseph VanBuren

Author and Editor

Sarah Read

Author, Editor, Librarian

Carina Bissett

Author and Academic

Nathan Carson

Author and Editor

Gabrielle Faust

Author, Editor, Artist

J. Rocky Colavito

Author and Academic

Naching Kassa

Author and Editor

Derek Austin Johnson

Author and Academic

Brenda Tolian

Author, Academic, Artist

Donna Munro

Author

Kate Maruyama (she/her)

Author and Academic

Sarah Hans

Author

Elizabeth McLean

Author, Academic, Artist

Catherine Lundoff

Author and Editor

Britannic Zane

Author, Artist, Filmmaker

Anton Cancre

Author and Academic

Scott Edelman

Author and Editor

Michael Arnzen

Author and Academic

Travis Heermann

Author and Filmmaker

Todd Keisling

Author and Artist

Sara Tantlinger

Author and Editor

peter sutton

Author and Editor

Joe R. Lansdale

Guest of Honor

Deborah Daughetee

Author, Editor, Publisher

Teel Glenn

Author

Grady Hendrix

Author

Angela Yuriko Smith

Author and Editor

Lee Murray

Author and Editor

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Guest of Honor

Becky Spratford

HWA Officer, Librarians' Day

Meghan Arcuri

HWA Vice-President

Maurice Broaddus

Guest of Honor

John Palisano

HWA President

Lisa Morton

Guest of Honor

Steve Rasnic Tem

Guest of Honor

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Amy Grech

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Andy Davidson

AUTHOR READING: Andy Davidson

Angela Yuriko Smith

AUTHOR READING: Angela Yuriko Smith

Anna Taborska

AUTHOR READING: Anna Taborska

Anton Cancre

AUTHOR READING: Anton Cancre

Brenda S. Tolian

AUTHOR READING: Brenda S. Tolian

Brittanic Zane

AUTHOR READING: Britannic Zane

Carina Bissett

AUTHOR READING: Carina Bissett

Carol Gyzander

AUTHOR READING: Carol Gyzander

Catherine Lundoff

AUTHOR READING: Catherine Lundoff

Christa Carmen

AUTHOR READING: Christa Carmen

Christi Nogle

AUTHOR READING: Christi Nogle

Cynthia Pelayo

AUTHOR READING: Cynthia Pelayo

David E. Cowen

AUTHOR READING: David E. Cowen

Derek Austin Johnson

AUTHOR READING: Derek Austin Johnson

Diana Rodriguez Wallach

AUTHOR READING: Diana Rodriguez Wallach

Donna J. W. Munro

AUTHOR READING: Donna J. W. Munro

Elizabeth Hirst

AUTHOR READING: Elizabeth Hirst

EV Knight

AUTHOR READING: EV Knight

Frank Coffman

AUTHOR READING: Frank Coffman

Gaby Triana

AUTHOR READING: Gaby Triana

Garrett Boatman

AUTHOR COLLECTION: Garrett Boatman

Geneve Flynn

AUTHOR READING: Geneve Flynn

Gordon B. White

AUTHOR COLLECTION: Gordon B. White

Greg Chapman

AUTHOR COLLECTION: Greg Chapman

Gwendolyn Kiste

AUTHOR READING: Gwendolyn Kiste

Holly Lyn Walrath

AUTHOR READING: Holly Lyn Walrath

J. Ashley Smith

AUTHOR READING: J. Ashley Smith

J. Rocky Colavito

AUTHOR READING: J. Rocky Colavito

James Chambers

AUTHOR READING: James Chambers

Jeff Oliver

AUTHOR READING: Jeff Oliver

Jeff Strand

AUTHOR READING: Jeff Strand

Jessica Ann York

AUTHO READING: Jessica Ann York

Jo Kaplan

AUTHOR READING: Jo Kaplan

John F.D. Taff

AUTHOR READING: John F.D. Taff

Joseph VanBuren

AUTHOR READING: Joseph VanBuren

Joule Zelman

AUTHOR READING: Joule Zelman

Joy Yehle

AUTHOR READING: Joy Yehle

Kaaron Warren

AUTHOR READING: Kaaron Warren

Kate Maruyama

AUTHOR READING: Kate Maruyama

Kyla Lee Ward

AUTHOR READING: Kyla Lee Ward

L. Marie Wood

AUTHOR READING: L. Marie Wood

Larry Hinkle

AUTHOR READING: Larry Hinkle

Lee Forman

AUTHOR READING: Lee Forman

Lee Murray

AUTHOR READING: Lee Murray

Marianne Halbert

AUTHOR READING: Marianne Halbert

Meghan Arcuri

AUTHOR READING: Meghan Arcuri

Mercedes M. Yardley

Author Reading: Mercedes M. Yardley

Michael Arnzen

AUTHOR READING: Michael Arnzen

Michael Cieslak

AUTHOR READING: Michael Cieslak

Mort Castle

AUTHOR READING: Mort Castle

Naching T. Kassa

AUTHOR READING: Naching T. Kassa

Nathan Carson

AUTHOR READING: Nathan Carson

Nicole Willson

AUTHOR READING: Nicole Willson

Nikki Nelson-Hicks

AUTHOR READING: Nikki Nelson-Hicks

Pamela K. Kinney

AUTHOR READING: Pamela K. Kinney

Patricia Lillie

AUTHOR READING: Patricia Lillie

Pete W Sutton

AUTHOR READING: Pete W Sutton

Rhonda Jackson Garcia

AUTHOR READING: Rhonda Jackson Garcia

Ryan Aussie Smith

AUTHOR READING: Ryan Aussie Smith

Sam Knight

AUTHOR READING: Sam Knight

Sara Tantlinger

AUTHOR READING: Sara Tantlinger

Sarah Read

AUTHOR READING: Sarah Read

Scott Edelman

AUTHOR READING: Scott Edelman

Steven Van Patten

AUTHOR READING: Steven Van Patten

Teel James Glenn

AUTHOR READING: Teel James Glenn

Tim Waggoner

AUTHOR READING: Tim Waggoner

T.J. Tranchell

AUTHOR READING: T.J. Tranchell

Todd Keisling

AUTHOR READING: Todd Keisling

Travis Heermann

AUTHOR READING: Travis Heermann

Tori Eldridge

AUTHOR READING: Tori Eldridge