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Friday, May 10 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Exit Stage Death: Writing Horror for the Stage

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Theater brings a proximity to the audience that movies simply cannot replicate. The recent success of Hamilton shows that people still crave live interaction. Even Guest of Honor Josh Malerman chose to contribute a stage play for the souvenir book. Horror theater is alive and well! Panelists will discuss the history, theory, and practice of putting elements designed to cause fear on the stage, as well as the challenges of adaptation, practical tips on how to write scary for the stage, and how to confront the challenges of writing plays for audiences raised on cinema and television.

Moderators
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Kevin Wetmore, Jr.

Volunteer Coordinator, HWA LA
Volunteering for Stokercon!

Speakers
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Kyla Lee Ward

Kyla Lee Ward is a Sydney-based creative who works in many modes. This August will see the publication of her second poetry collection, *The Macabre Moderne and Other Morbidities* by P'rea Press, following 2011's *The Land of Bad Dreams*. Her novel *Prismatic* (co-authored as Edwina... Read More →
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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 →
avatar for Brad Hodson

Brad Hodson

Administrator, Horror Writers Association



Friday May 10, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grand View Room A

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