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Thursday, May 9 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Coming-Of-Age Horror In The Era Of Netflix

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The popularity of Stranger Things, IT, and The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina suggests a resurgence in coming-of-age horror. Our panel explores the fascination with—and the allure of—this sub-genre, from its metaphors about puberty and and loss of innocence, to the visceral fears evoked by child endangerment and abuse, to potential opportunities writing fiction in this market.

Moderators
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N.R. (Nancy) Lambert

N.R. Lambert grew up in New York City and learned early to avoid the empty subway car. Her stories have been published by PseudoPod, Factor Four Magazine, and Metaphorosis, and will appear in Fireside Fiction and in the forthcoming anthology, NEW SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK... Read More →

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 →



Thursday May 9, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Berkey Room

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