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Thursday, May 9 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
"Whatever Walked There, Walked Alone": Bad Places in Contemporary Horror

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Haunted houses, weird landscapes, shopping malls, outer space, and the Internet. These are the “bad places” of contemporary horror, from Hill House to the Southern Reach to the Dark Web. Join us for a discussion of how the “haunted house,” a traditional Gothic setting, has morphed into a place of annihilating terror.

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Eli Holden

Author, Editor, KthonicRaven Press, DragonAss Books
Author, editor, and teacher. Elijah and his beautiful bride have three grown sons and three teen grandchildren. They reside in Virginia with their dogs.

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Rob E. Boley

I like to make blank pages darker.
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Crystal O'Leary-Davidson

Professor of English, Middle Georgia State University
Talk to me about the Gothic, horror films from the '70s on, role-playing games like Vampire: the Masquerade or Dungeons and Dragons, and women in horror. I write on film and comics, the Gothic, and I write fiction under the name C. O. Davidson. I'm a founding member of the Atlanta... Read More →

Thursday May 9, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
Emerald Room