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How to Start a Regional HWA Chapter

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Being part of a supportive, like-minded community of writers is one of the many benefits of the HWA. But what happens after StokerCon? How can we continue to be active members of the horror-writing community throughout the year, and what are the benefits of doing so? In this panel, members of the HWA’s newly formed Atlanta Chapter will discuss the process, challenges, and rewards of setting up a regional chapter of the organization.

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Andy Davidson

Andy Davidson is the Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of In the Valley of the Sun, The Boatman's Daughter, and The Hollow Kind. The Boatman’s Daughter was listed among NPR's Best Books of 2020, the New York Public Library's Best Adult Books of the Year, and Library Journal's Best... Read More →

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Jessi Ann York

Jessi Ann York’s stories have been featured at several professional rate horror markets, including PseudoPod, Vastarien, Cemetery Gates Media, Love Letters to Poe, and more. Her first two stories, “Phases of the Shadow” and “Women of the Mere,” were mentioned as standouts... Read More →
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David Powell

I've placed six stories in the past year--hard-boiled crime, dark fantasy, sci-fi, and literary spec. My problem is I don't want to be restricted to one style. I'd love to talk with anyone who has struggled with this issue.
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Jeff Strand

Five-time Bram Stoker Award nominee. One-time Bram Stoker Award winner. Ten-time (!) Bram Stoker Award Master of Ceremonies.Author of plentiful books for your reading pleasure, including Pressure, Dweller, My Pretties, Graverobbers Wanted (No Experience Necessary), Clowns Vs. Spiders... Read More →
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Crystal O'Leary-Davidson

C. O. Davidson’s work has appeared in Vastarien, Cemetery Gates, Georgia Gothic, Dark Moon Digest, Black Poppy Review, and Dark Ink’s collection Generation X-ed. She has also co-edited Monsters of Film, Fiction, and Fable, a collection of scholarly essays. She is an avid RPG-gamer... Read More →
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Brian Kirk

Hi. My name is Brian Kirk, and I write strange, often scary stories.My debut novel, We Are Monsters, was a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award in the first novel category. And my short fiction has been published in several notable magazines and anthologies, such as Gutted: Beautiful... Read More →

Friday May 10, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Berkey Room

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