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· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Meghan Arcuri
Watch Meghan Arcuri read from her works.
Meghan Arcuri
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Meghan+Arcuri https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Peter Sutton
Watch Peter Sutton read from his works.
peter sutton
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Peter+Sutton https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The Bram Stoker "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-21T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+Bram+Stoker+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The HWA Boardroom
For HWA and StokerCon officers and staff.
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-21T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+HWA+Boardroom https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—John F.D. Taff
Watch John F.D. Taff read from his works.
John F.D. Taff
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94John+F.D.+Taff https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Sara Tantlinger
Watch Sara Tantlinger read from her works.
Sara Tantlinger
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Sara+Tantlinger https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Pamela K. Kinney
Watch Pamela K. Kinney read from her works.
Pamela K. Kinney
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Pamela+K.+Kinney https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Todd Keisling
Watch Todd Keisling read from his works.
Todd Keisling
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Todd+Keisling https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Travis Heermann
Watch Travis Heermann read from his works.
Travis Heermann
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Travis+Heermann https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Mercedes Yardley
Watch Mercedes Yardley read from her works.
Mercedes Yardley
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Mercedes+Yardley https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Tim Waggoner
Watch Tim Waggoner read from his works.
Tim Waggoner
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Tim+Waggoner https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Nikki Nelson-Hicks
Watch Nikki Nelson-Hicks read from her works.
Nikki Nelson-Hicks
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Nikki+Nelson-Hicks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Amy Grech
Watch Amy Grech read from her works.
Amy  Grech
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Amy+Grech https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Michael Arnzen
Watch Michael Arnzen read from his works.
Michael Arnzen
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Michael+Arnzen https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—F. P. Dorchak
Watch F. P. Dorchak read from his works.
F. P. Dorchak
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94F.+P.+Dorchak https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Jeff Strand
Watch Jeff Strand read from his works.
Jeff Strand
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Jeff+Strand https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Scott Edelman
Watch Scott Edelman read from his works.
Scott Edelman
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Scott+Edelman https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Anton Cancre
Watch Anton Cancre read from his work.
Anton Cancre
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Anton+Cancre https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Larry Hinkle
Watch Larry Hinkle read from his works.
larry hinkle
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Larry+Hinkle https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Britannic Zane
Watch Britannic Zane read from his works.
Britannic Zane
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Britannic+Zane https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Christi Nogle
Watch Christi Nogle read from her works.
Christi Nogle
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Christi+Nogle https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Catherine Lundoff
Watch Catherine Lundoff read from her works.
Catherine Lundoff
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Catherine+Lundoff https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Gwendolyn Kiste
Watch Gwendolyn Kiste read from her works.
Gwendolyn Kiste
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Gwendolyn+Kiste https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Rhonda Garcia
Watch Rhonda Garcia read from her works.
Rhonda Garcia
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Rhonda+Garcia https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Tori Eldridge
Watch Tori Eldridge read from her works.
Tori Eldridge
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Tori+Eldridge https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Elizabeth Hirst
Watch Elizabeth Hirst read from her works.
Elizabeth McLean
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Elizabeth+Hirst https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Kyla Lee Ward
Watch Kyla Lee Ward read from her works.
Kyla Lee Ward
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Kyla+Lee+Ward https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Erinn Kemper
Watch Erinn Kemper read from her works.
Erinn Kemper
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Erinn+Kemper https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Sarah Hans
Watch Sarah Hans read from her works.
Sarah Hans
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Sarah+Hans https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Kate Maruyama
Watch Kate Maruyama read from her works.
Kate Maruyama
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Kate+Maruyama https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Will Ludwigsen
Watch Will Ludwigsen read from his works.
Will Ludwigsen
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Will+Ludwigsen https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Donna Munro
Watch Donna Munro read from her works.
Donna Munro
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Donna+Munro https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Alan Baxter
Watch Alan Baxter read from his works.
Alan Baxter
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Alan+Baxter https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Garrett Boatman
Watch Garrett Boatman read from his works.
Garrett Boatman
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Garrett+Boatman https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Carol Gyzander
Watch Carol Gyzander read from her works.
Carol Gyzander
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Carol+Gyzander https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Brenda Tolian
Watch Brenda Tolian read from her works.
Brenda Tolian
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Brenda+Tolian https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Derek Austin Johnson
Watch Derek Austin Johnson read from his works.
Derek Austin Johnson
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Derek+Austin+Johnson https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Naching Kassa
Watch Naching Kassa read from her works.A
Naching Kassa
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Naching+Kassa https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Teel James Glenn
Watch Teel James Glenn read from his works.
Teel Glenn
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Teel+James+Glenn https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—J. Rocky Colavito
Watch J. Rocky Colavito read from his works.
J. Rocky  Colavito
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94J.+Rocky+Colavito https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Grady Hendrix
Watch Grady Hendrix read from his works.
Grady  Hendrix
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Grady+Hendrix https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Marianne Halbert
Watch Marianne Halbert read from her works.
Marianne Halbert
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Marianne+Halbert https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—James Chambers
Watch James Chambers read from his work.
James Chambers
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94James+Chambers https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Gabrielle Faust
Watch Gabrielle Faust read from her works.
Gabrielle Faust
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Gabrielle+Faust https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Andy Davidson
Watch Andy Davidson read from his works.
Andy Davidson
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Andy+Davidson https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Christa Carmen
Watch Christa Carmen read from her works.
Christa  Carmen
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Christa+Carmen https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Nathan Carson
Watch Nathan Carson read from his works.
Nathan Carson
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Nathan+Carson https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Carina Bissett
Watch Carina Bissett read from her works.
Carina Bissett
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Carina+Bissett https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Sarah Read
Watch Sarah Read read from her works.
Sarah Read
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Sarah+Read https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Lee Murray
Watch Lee Murray read from her works.
Lee Murray
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Lee+Murray https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Steve Rasnic Tem
Watch Guest of Honor Steve Rasnic Tem read from his works.
Steve Rasnic Tem
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Steve+Rasnic+Tem https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Maurice Broaddus
Watch Guest of Honor Maurice Broaddus read from his works.
Maurice Broaddus
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Maurice+Broaddus https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Joseph VanBuren
Watch Joseph VanBuren read from his works.
Joseph VanBuren
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Joseph+VanBuren https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Cynthia Pelayo
Watch Cynthia Pelayo read from her works.
Cynthia Pelayo
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Cynthia+Pelayo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Gordon White
Watch Gordon White read from his works.
Gordon White
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Gordon+White https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Vicious (Re) Cycles: Nostalgia, Appropriation, and the Emergence of Throwback Horror
This presentations examines the phenomena of "Throw Back Horror" with attention afforded to rhetorical, practical, and affectual dimensions of this movement.
J. Rocky  Colavito
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Vicious+%28Re%29+Cycles%3A+Nostalgia%2C+Appropriation%2C+and+the+Emergence+of+Throwback+Horror https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Real Vampires: The Reflection of Otherness in the Bloody Mirror
We will investigate the plight of real vampires and how they relate to the concept of otherness.
Geneve Flynn
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Real+Vampires%3A+The+Reflection+of+Otherness+in+the+Bloody+Mirror https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Disability, Estrangement, and Reframing the Othered Woman in H.P. Lovecraft’s The Dunwich Horror
Portrayals of disabled women in horror literature in the past can better serve the inclusion of disabled female characters in the future.
Farah Rose Smith
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Disability%2C+Estrangement%2C+and+Reframing+the+Othered+Woman+in+H.P.+Lovecraft%E2%80%99s+The+Dunwich+Horror https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Blood, Milk & Teeth
This presentation will explore the roles of women as subjects and creators within the genre of horror.
Brenda Tolian
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Blood%2C+Milk+%26+Teeth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Why Is This Possession Different Than All Other Possessions?: Jewish Exorcism Films
Analysis of two Hollywood films, The Unborn (2009) and The Possession (2012), to present a Jewish version of possession/exorcism films.
Kevin  Wetmore
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Why+Is+This+Possession+Different+Than+All+Other+Possessions%3F%3A+Jewish+Exorcism+Films https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
“That so wicked mouth": Rabies, Nymphomania, and the Monstrous New Woman in Bram Stoker's Dracula.
This presentation addresses the influence of nymphomania and rabies in Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Mashaela  Farris
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York %E2%80%9CThat+so+wicked+mouth%22%3A+Rabies%2C+Nymphomania%2C+and+the+Monstrous+New+Woman+in+Bram+Stoker%27s+Dracula. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Bathing Beauty: Violence and Vulnerability in the Showers of Horror
A comparative study of a wide variety of horror films and the shower scenes within them.
Karley Pardue
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Bathing+Beauty%3A+Violence+and+Vulnerability+in+the+Showers+of+Horror https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The Great American Horror Novel
From Weiland in 1798 to The Haunting of Hill House and The Only Good Indians, we will look at the criteria for the traditional Great American Novel.
TJ Tranchell
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York The+Great+American+Horror+Novel https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Not Your Typical Mammy: The Subversion of the Mammy Trope in Horror Portrayals of Black Motherhood
An examination of the construction of and insights into the social and political influences that shape the enactment of Black motherhood.
Rhonda Garcia
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Not+Your+Typical+Mammy%3A+The+Subversion+of+the+Mammy+Trope+in+Horror+Portrayals+of+Black+Motherhood https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Strange Realities: Twilight Zone-sploitation in Encounter with the Unknown
Examine the instances that the 1970s horror anthology film, Encounter of the Unknown, leverages elements of The Twilight Zone in an exploitation film fashion.
Nicholas Diak
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Strange+Realities%3A+Twilight+Zone-sploitation+in+Encounter+with+the+Unknown https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Elsa Carruthers
Watch Elsa Carruthers read from her works.
Elsa Carruthers
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Elsa+Carruthers https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Lisa Kroger
Watch Lisa Kroger read from her works.
Lisa Kroger
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Lisa+Kroger https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Nicole Willson
Watch Nicole Willson read from her works.
Nicole Willson
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Nicole+Willson https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Mort Castle
Watch Mort Castle read from his works.
Mort Castle
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Mort+Castle https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Patricia Lillie
Watch Patricia Lillie read from her works.
Patricia Lillie
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Patricia+Lillie https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—TJ Tranchell
Watch TJ Tranchell read from his works.
TJ Tranchell
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94TJ+Tranchell https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Steven Van Patten
Watch Steven Van Patten read from his works.
Steven Van Patten
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Steven+Van+Patten https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Joy Yehle
Watch Joy Yehle read from her works.
Joy Yehle
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Joy+Yehle https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—EV Knight
Watch EV Knight read from her works.
Joe-la DeWitt
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94EV+Knight https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Jessica Drake-Thomas
Watch Jessica Drake-Thomas read from her works.
Jessica Drake-Thomas
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Jessica+Drake-Thomas https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Jo Kaplan
Watch Jo Kaplan read from her works.
Jo Kaplan
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Jo+Kaplan https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—David Cowen
Watch David Cowen read from his works.
David Cowen
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94David+Cowen https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—David Rank
Watch David Rank read from his works.
David Rank
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94David+Rank https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Can WIggins
Watch Can Wiggins read from her works.
Candace Wiggins
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Can+WIggins https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Tommy B. Smith
Watch Tommy B. Smith read from his works.
Tommy Smith
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Tommy+B.+Smith https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Michael Cieslak
Watch Michael Cieslak read from his works.
Michael Cieslak
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Michael+Cieslak https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Lou Rera
Watch Lou Rera read from his works.
Lou Rera
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Lou+Rera https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Jewelle Gomez
Watch Jewelle Gomez read from her works.
Jewelle Gomez
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Jewelle+Gomez https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—L. Marie Wood
Watch L. Marie Wood read from her works.
Lisa Wood
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94L.+Marie+Wood https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Geneve Flynn
Watch Geneve Flynn read from her works.
Geneve Flynn
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Geneve+Flynn https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Sam Knight
Watch Sam Knight read from his works.
Sam Knight
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Sam+Knight https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Jeff Oliver
Watch Jeff Oliver read from his works.
Jeff  Oliver
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Jeff+Oliver https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Angela Yuriko Smith
Watch Angela Yuriko Smith read from her works.
Angela Yuriko Smith
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Angela+Yuriko+Smith https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—J. Ashley-Smith
Watch J. Ashley-Smith read from her works.
J. Ashley-Smith
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94J.+Ashley-Smith https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Ryan Aussie Smith
Watch Ryan Aussie Smith read from his works.
Ryan Aussie Smith
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Ryan+Aussie+Smith https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Michael Bailey
Watch Michael Bailey read from his works.
Michael Bailey
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Michael+Bailey https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The Shirley Jackson "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-21T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+Shirley+Jackson+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The H.P. Lovecraft "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-21T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+H.P.+Lovecraft+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Kaaron Warren
Watch Kaaron Warren read from her works.
Kaaron Warren
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Kaaron+Warren https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Holly Lyn Walrath
Watch Holly Lyn Walrath read from her works.
Holly Walrath
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Holly+Lyn+Walrath https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Joule Zelman
Watch Joule Zelman read from her works.
Julia Zelman
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Joule+Zelman https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Do You Need an Editor From Your Genre?
Can an editor from another genre help improve your work?
Deborah Daughetee Carol Gyzander Jeff Strand Teel Glenn Ellen Datlow
2021-05-20T14:00:00Z 2021-05-20T14:50:00Z America/New_York Do+You+Need+an+Editor+From+Your+Genre%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Weird Poetry Panel: Weird, Horror & Otherwise Speculative Poetry
Placeholder session for the moment.
2021-05-20T15:00:00Z 2021-05-20T15:50:00Z America/New_York Weird+Poetry+Panel%3A+Weird%2C+Horror+%26+Otherwise+Speculative+Poetry https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Pitch Session with Cherry Weiner
2021-05-20T15:00:00Z 2021-05-20T15:15:00Z America/New_York Pitch+Session+with+Cherry+Weiner https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Panel Discussion—TBD
2021-05-20T16:00:00Z 2021-05-20T16:50:00Z America/New_York Panel+Discussion%E2%80%94TBD https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Panel Discussion—TBD
2021-05-20T17:00:00Z 2021-05-20T17:50:00Z America/New_York Panel+Discussion%E2%80%94TBD https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Lisa Morton
Guest of Honor Lisa Morton reads from her works. A Q&A follows the reading.
Lisa Morton
2021-05-20T17:00:00Z 2021-05-20T17:50:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Lisa+Morton https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Panel Discussion—TBD
2021-05-20T18:00:00Z 2021-05-20T18:50:00Z America/New_York Panel+Discussion%E2%80%94TBD https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Historical Horror: Inspiration, Research, and Storytelling
Placeholder session for the moment.
2021-05-20T18:00:00Z 2021-05-20T18:50:00Z America/New_York Historical+Horror%3A+Inspiration%2C+Research%2C+and+Storytelling https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
Opening Ceremony
Meet our Guests of Honor and learn about our first virtual StokerCon®
James Chambers Seanan McGuire Brian Matthews Joe R. Lansdale Silvia Moreno-Garcia Meghan Arcuri Steve Rasnic Tem Lisa Morton John Palisano Maurice Broaddus
2021-05-20T20:00:00Z 2021-05-20T20:45:00Z America/New_York Opening+Ceremony https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The Bram Stoker "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-21T08:00:00Z 2021-05-22T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+Bram+Stoker+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The Shirley Jackson "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-21T08:00:00Z 2021-05-22T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+Shirley+Jackson+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The H.P. Lovecraft "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-21T08:00:00Z 2021-05-22T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+H.P.+Lovecraft+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The HWA Boardroom
For HWA and StokerCon officers and staff.
2021-05-21T10:00:00Z 2021-05-22T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+HWA+Boardroom https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
The Appeal of a Good Scare
Tim Waggoner Becky Spratford Grady  Hendrix
2021-05-21T10:00:00Z 2021-05-21T11:00:00Z America/New_York The+Appeal+of+a+Good+Scare https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Professional Etiquette: The Business Side of Writing
Placeholder session for the moment.
2021-05-21T11:00:00Z 2021-05-21T11:50:00Z America/New_York Professional+Etiquette%3A+The+Business+Side+of+Writing https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
Thrilling Communities with Chilling Experiences
Konrad Stump
2021-05-21T11:30:00Z 2021-05-21T12:30:00Z America/New_York Thrilling+Communities+with+Chilling+Experiences https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Beta Reader Group
Members of a beta reader group discuss how extra eyes, brutal honesty, a dose of sarcasm, and no small amount of alcohol has helped their writing.
Brian Matthews James Chambers JG Faherty Lisa Morton Erinn Kemper
2021-05-21T13:00:00Z 2021-05-21T13:50:00Z America/New_York Beta+Reader+Group https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
Meet the 2020 Diversity Grant Recipients
Nicole Givens Kurtz
2021-05-21T13:00:00Z 2021-05-21T14:00:00Z America/New_York Meet+the+2020+Diversity+Grant+Recipients https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Guest of Honor Panel
Our Guests of Honor discuss current trends in horror, and where should it go next.
Seanan McGuire Joe R. Lansdale Steve Rasnic Tem Lisa Morton Maurice Broaddus Silvia Moreno-Garcia
2021-05-21T14:00:00Z 2021-05-21T14:50:00Z America/New_York Guest+of+Honor+Panel https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
Meet the Press: Omnium Gatherum
Lisa Morton Kate Maruyama Konrad Stump Lee Murray
2021-05-21T14:30:00Z 2021-05-21T15:30:00Z America/New_York Meet+the+Press%3A+Omnium+Gatherum https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Insurance Offerings Through the HWA
Exploration of the HWA's Group Insurance Offerings and Should You Consider Them.
2021-05-21T15:00:00Z 2021-05-21T15:50:00Z America/New_York Insurance+Offerings+Through+the+HWA https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
What Makes a Book Cover "Good"?
This panel of industry experts will share their insights so you can learn to spot an effective cover.
Grady  Hendrix Jennifer Barnes Greg Chapman Lynne Hansen
2021-05-21T15:00:00Z 2021-05-21T15:50:00Z America/New_York What+Makes+a+Book+Cover+%22Good%22%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
Totally Bloodless Horror Promotion
2021-05-21T16:00:00Z 2021-05-21T17:00:00Z America/New_York Totally+Bloodless+Horror+Promotion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Joe R. Lansdale
Guest of Honor Joe R. Lansdale reads from his works. A Q&A follows the reading.
Joe R. Lansdale
2021-05-21T16:00:00Z 2021-05-21T16:50:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Joe+R.+Lansdale https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
The Scary Truth About Horror Reviews
Silvia Moreno-Garcia Emily Vinci
2021-05-21T17:30:00Z 2021-05-21T18:30:00Z America/New_York The+Scary+Truth+About+Horror+Reviews https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Seanan McGuire
Guest of Honor Seanan McGuire reads from her works. A Q&A follows the reading.
Seanan McGuire
2021-05-21T18:00:00Z 2021-05-21T18:50:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Seanan+McGuire https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
Final Frame Short Film Competition
Watch the entries in our annual Final Frame film competition.
2021-05-21T20:00:00Z 2021-05-21T22:15:00Z America/New_York Final+Frame+Short+Film+Competition https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The H.P. Lovecraft "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-22T08:00:00Z 2021-05-23T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+H.P.+Lovecraft+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The Bram Stoker "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-22T08:00:00Z 2021-05-23T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+Bram+Stoker+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The Shirley Jackson "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-22T08:00:00Z 2021-05-23T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+Shirley+Jackson+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Panel-TBD
Learn about the different programs offered to members through the HWA.
2021-05-22T10:00:00Z 2021-05-22T10:50:00Z America/New_York Panel-TBD https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The HWA Boardroom
For HWA and StokerCon officers and staff.
2021-05-22T10:00:00Z 2021-05-23T00:00:00Z America/New_York The+HWA+Boardroom https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
Interview with Joe R. Lansdale
[TBD] interviews guest of honor, Joe R. Lansdale, followed by a Q&A session.
Joe R. Lansdale
2021-05-22T13:00:00Z 2021-05-22T14:30:00Z America/New_York Interview+with+Joe+R.+Lansdale https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Poetry as a Source for Fictions
Panelists discuss poetry as a source for various fictions.
Marge Simon Terrie Leigh Relf Nina D'Arcangela Carina Bissett David Cowen
2021-05-22T14:00:00Z 2021-05-22T14:50:00Z America/New_York Poetry+as+a+Source+for+Fictions https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Author Reading—Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Guest of Honor Silvia Moreno-Garcia read from her works. A Q&A follows the reading.
Silvia Moreno-Garcia
2021-05-22T15:00:00Z 2021-05-22T15:50:00Z America/New_York Author+Reading%E2%80%94Silvia+Moreno-Garcia https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Be A Diamond In The Slush Pile Rough
Placeholder session for the moment.
2021-05-22T16:00:00Z 2021-05-22T16:50:00Z America/New_York Be+A+Diamond+In+The+Slush+Pile+Rough https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
Interview with Steve Tem
Tim Waggoner interviews Guest of Honor Steve Tem
Steve Rasnic Tem Tim Waggoner
2021-05-22T16:00:00Z 2021-05-22T17:30:00Z America/New_York Interview+with+Steve+Tem https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
Mentorship in the HWA
What you should have nailed down before you start your mentorship, so you can hit the ground running and get the most out of the program.
Lee Murray Angela Yuriko Smith
2021-05-22T17:00:00Z 2021-05-22T17:50:00Z America/New_York Mentorship+in+the+HWA https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
History of the Gothic. Horror Folklore
Silvia Moreno-Garcia
2021-05-22T18:00:00Z 2021-05-22T18:50:00Z America/New_York History+of+the+Gothic.+Horror+Folklore https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
The Bram Stoker Awards® Ceremony
The presentation of the 2020 Bram Stoker Awards® with emcee, Jonathan Maberry.
Jonathan Maberry
2021-05-22T20:00:00Z 2021-05-22T22:00:00Z America/New_York The+Bram+Stoker+Awards%C2%AE+Ceremony https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The HWA Boardroom
For HWA and StokerCon officers and staff.
2021-05-23T08:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York The+HWA+Boardroom https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The H.P. Lovecraft "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-23T08:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York The+H.P.+Lovecraft+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The Bram Stoker "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-23T08:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York The+Bram+Stoker+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The Shirley Jackson "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-23T08:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York The+Shirley+Jackson+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Breakout Sessions
The H.P. Lovecraft "Hang Out" Bar
Drop in here to meet and greet other StokerCon attendees! 20 attendees maximum at a time.
2021-05-23T08:00:00Z 2021-05-23T12:00:00Z America/New_York The+H.P.+Lovecraft+%22Hang+Out%22+Bar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
HWA General Meeting
2021-05-23T10:00:00Z 2021-05-23T10:50:00Z America/New_York HWA+General+Meeting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· General Sessions
Closing Ceremony
2021-05-23T11:00:00Z 2021-05-23T11:50:00Z America/New_York Closing+Ceremony https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fstokercon Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

James Chambers

Co-Chair

Brian Matthews

StokerCon Co-Chair

Seanan McGuire

Guest of Honor

Nina D'Arcangela

Editor

Terrie Leigh Relf

Editor

Marge Simon

Author

Julia Zelman

Author, Editor, Academic

Holly Walrath

Author, Editor, Publisher

Kaaron Warren

Author

Cherry Weiner

Agent

Michael Bailey

Author, Editor, Publisher

J. Ashley-Smith

Author

Ryan Aussie Smith

Author, Publisher, Filmmaker

Jeff Oliver

Author

Lisa Wood

Author, Academic, Filmmaker

Sam Knight

Author, Editor, Publisher

Geneve Flynn

Author and Editor

Jewelle Gomez

Author

F. Paul Wilson

Author

Lou Rera

Author, Artist, Academic, Filmmaker

Michael Cieslak

Author and Publisher

Michele Brittany

Academic and Editor

Tommy Smith

Author

Emily Vinci

Librarian

Jonathan Maberry

Author and Editor

Heddy Johannesen

Author

Greg Chapman

Author and Artist

Jennifer Barnes

Publisher

Konrad Stump

Librarian

Candace Wiggins

Author and Academic

David Rank

Author

David Cowen

Author and Editor

Jo Kaplan

Author

Jessica Drake-Thomas

Author, Academic, Editor

F. P. Dorchak

Author

Joe-la DeWitt

Author

Joy Yehle

Author

Steven Van Patten

Author and Publisher

Patricia Lillie

Author

Mort Castle

Author, Academic, Editor

Nicole Willson

Author

Lisa Kroger

Author and Academic

Elsa 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

Farah Rose Smith

Presenter

Gordon White

Author

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

Christa Carmen

Author

Andy Davidson

Author

Gabrielle Faust

Author, Editor, Artist

JG Faherty

Author

Marianne Halbert

Author

J. Rocky Colavito

Author and Academic

Naching Kassa

Author and Editor

Derek Austin Johnson

Author and Academic

Brenda Tolian

Author, Academic, Artist

Garrett Boatman

Author

Alan Baxter

Author

Donna Munro

Author

Will Ludwigsen

Author

Kate Maruyama

Author and Academic

Sarah Hans

Author

Erinn Kemper

Author

Kyla Lee Ward

Author

Elizabeth McLean

Author, Academic, Artist

Tori Eldridge

Author

Gwendolyn Kiste

Author

Catherine Lundoff

Author and Editor

Christi Nogle

Author

Britannic Zane

Author, Artist, Filmmaker

larry hinkle

Author

Anton Cancre

Author and Academic

Scott Edelman

Author and Editor

Michael Arnzen

Author and Academic

Amy Grech

Author

Nikki Nelson-Hicks

Author

Mercedes Yardley

Author

Travis Heermann

Author and Filmmaker

Todd Keisling

Author and Artist

Pamela K. Kinney

Author

Sara Tantlinger

Author and Editor

John F.D. Taff

Author

peter sutton

Author and Editor

Joe R. Lansdale

Guest of Honor

Deborah Daughetee

Author, Editor, Publisher

Carol Gyzander

Author

Ellen Datlow

Editor

Teel Glenn

Author

Jeff Strand

Author

Nicole Givens Kurtz

Author

Tim Waggoner

Author

Grady Hendrix

Author

Angela Yuriko Smith

Author and Editor

Lee Murray

Author and Editor

Lynne Hansen

Artist

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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