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Saturday, May 11 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Fairy Tales: A Child's Introduction to Horror

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Most children get their first exposure to horror reading the tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm (The Brothers Grimm). Replete with scary monsters, cruel step-parents, and evil forces, the fairy tales highlighted the dangers of strangers, greed, and independence (or what parents at that time would call rebelliousness). Join our panelists as they discuss the evolution of the fairy tale and how the dangers they portray translate into today's society.

Moderators
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Carina Bissett

Carina Bissett is a writer, poet, and educator working primarily in the fields of dark fiction and interstitial art. Her short fiction and poetry has been published in multiple journals and anthologies including Hath No Fury, Gorgon: Stories of Emergence, Mythic Delirium, NonBinary... Read More →

Speakers
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Wagenblast Munro, Donna

1003-TEACHERS-HS(9/15-8/31), FZSD
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April Grey

April Grey's short stories can be found in various anthologies, both in print and on-line. Her collections of short stories, The Fairy Cake Bake Shoppe, and I'll Love You Forever are also available through Amazon. She is the editor of Hell's Garden: Bad, Mad and Ghostly Gardeners... Read More →



Saturday May 11, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Grand View Room A

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