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Thursday, May 9 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rise of the Pod(cast) People

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Podcasting is growing into an entertainment powerhouse. Horror-focused podcasts have been around for over 10 years, new pods are entering the field, and nearly every pro-paying magazine has added a podcast as part of their platform. Formats range from audio magazines to horror news, film and book discussions, author interviews, fancasts, and fully-dramatized serials. How do creators distinguish themselves from the pack, get funding, and grow their audience? Are there opportunities for under-represented authors and subgenres? Aside from delivering pure, unadulterated fear directly to your brain, what other opportunities do podcasts offer the horror community?

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S. Kay Nash

I'm an occasional writer of dark short stories and a full-time freelance editor. I also enjoy narrating short stories for podcasts. Former Associate Editor at Escape Pod (2016-2020).

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Brian Keene

Award-Winning Author
BRIAN KEENE writes novels, comic books, short stories, and nonfiction. He is the author of over fifty books, mostly in the horror, crime, and fantasy genres. They have been translated into over a dozen different languages and have won numerous awards (see below).His 2003 novel, The... Read More →
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Tonia Ransom

Creator & Executive Producer, NIGHTLIGHT Podcast
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Karen Bovenmyer

Assistant Editor, PseudoPod Horror Podcast Magazine
Karen Bovenmyer earned an MFA in Creative Writing: Popular Fiction from the University of Southern Maine. She teaches and mentors students at Iowa State University and serves as the Assistant Editor of Escape Artists’ Mothership Zeta Magazine. She is the 2016 recipient of the Horror... Read More →
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Lisa Kroger

Horror writer. Author of MONSTER, SHE WROTE. Cohost of the Know Fear Cast.

Thursday May 9, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
Grand View Room B-C