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Thursday, May 9 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Guest of Honor Welcome Event—By Invitation Only

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Speakers
avatar for Nicholas Diak

Nicholas Diak

Co-Chair, Ann Radcliffe Academic Conf.
Pop culture studies, Italian genre films, industrial and synthwave music, tiki culture, pinup art and photography, cooking, cocktails, H. P. Lovecraft, sword and sandal genre, video games, retro games, and cats.
avatar for Stephanie M. Wytovich

Stephanie M. Wytovich

Stephanie M. Wytovich is an American poet, novelist, and essayist. Her work has been showcased in numerous anthologies such as Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories, Fantastic Tales of Terror, Year's Best Hardcore Horror: Volume 2, The Best Horror of the Year: Volume 8, as well as many... Read More →
avatar for Lee Murray

Lee Murray

Lee Murray is a multi-award-winning writer and editor of science fiction, fantasy, and horror (Sir Julius Vogel, Australian Shadows). Her works include the Taine McKenna military horror series, and supernatural crime-noir series The Path of Ra (co-written with Dan Rabarts) as well... Read More →
avatar for Marge Simon

Marge Simon

I love reading and writing genre/speculative sf short fiction/flash and poetry--I've spent decades writing and reading; also, an artist-illustrator as well, I admire the work of Robert Payne Cabeen, Wendy Sabre-Core and Dani Serra, to name a few. I also enjoy a good wine and would... Read More →
avatar for Ellen Datlow

Ellen Datlow

Ellen Datlow has been editing sf/f/h, short fiction for almost forty years. She currently acquires short fiction and novellas for Tor.com. She’s edited more than ninety anthologies, and has won multiple awards for her work. Her next original anthology is Echoes: The Saga Anthology... Read More →
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Jonathan Maberry

Emcee of the Bram Stoker Awards®
JONATHAN MABERRY is a New York Times bestselling author, 5-time Bram Stoker Award-winner, and comic book writer. His vampire apocalypse book series, V-WARS, is in production as a Netflix original series, starring Ian Somerhalder (LOST, VAMPIRE DIARIES) and will debut in late 2019... Read More →
avatar for James Chambers

James Chambers

Coordinator, Horror University, Horror Writers Association
James Chambers was co-chair of StokerCon 2018. He is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of the original graphic novel Kolchak the Night Stalker: The Forgotten Lore of Edgar Allan Poe as well as the Lovecraftian novella collection, The Engines of Sacrifice, described in a Publisher’s... Read More →
avatar for Robert R. McCammon

Robert R. McCammon

ROBERT R. McCAMMON – In the 1980s, as horror exploded in popularity and books featuring glowing eyes and demonic children crammed supermarket paperback racks, critics and fans alike often talked about the genre’s three primary practitioners: Stephen King, Peter Straub, and Robert... Read More →
avatar for Brian Matthews

Brian Matthews

Chair, StokerCon 2019, Horror Writers Association
Author, financial planner, former psychologist, husband, and father. That pretty much sums it up.
avatar for JG Faherty

JG Faherty

Trustee, Horror Writers Association
HWA Trustee, Writer, and Library Program Director. Talk to me about horror, writing, books, library programming, or just about anything except politics!
avatar for Linda D. Addison

Linda D. Addison

Linda D. Addison, four-time winner of the HWA Bram Stoker Award and recipient of the HWA Lifetime Achievement Award, including collection How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend.
avatar for Brad Hodson

Brad Hodson

Administrator, Horror Writers Association
avatar for Lisa Morton

Lisa Morton

President, Horror Writers Association
Author, screenwriter, Halloween expert, and President of the Horror Writers Association.
avatar for John Palisano

John Palisano

Vice President, HWA
Writer.
avatar for Josh Malerman

Josh Malerman

JOSH MALERMAN is the author of the books Bird Box, A House at the Bottom of a Lake, Black Mad Wheel, Goblin, and Unbury Carol. He’s also the singer/songwriter of the High Strung, whose song “The Luck You Got” can be heard as the theme song to the hit Showtime show “Shameless... Read More →
avatar for Kathe Koja

Kathe Koja

KATHE KOJA is a novelist, playwright, performer, director and independent producer. Her work crosses and combines genres, from horror to historical to YA. Her novels—including The Cipher, Bad Brains, Skin, Strange Angels, Going Under, The Blue Mirror, the Under the Poppy trilogy... Read More →
avatar for Kaaron Warren

Kaaron Warren

Shirley-Jackson Award Winner Kaaron Warren published her first short story in 1993 and has had stories in print every year since. She was Guest of Honour at World Fantasy Convention in 2018 and has been shortlisted for the Stoker Award and the World Fantasy Award.Her stories have... Read More →
avatar for Rena Mason

Rena Mason

Awards Co-Chair/Guest Liaison/Pitch Sessions Organizer, Horror Writers Association
Guests of Honor contact for travel/hotel information.Please direct questions regarding the Bram Stoker Awards to stokerchair@horror.org
avatar for Becky Spratford

Becky Spratford

I am the organizer of Librarians' Day and the author of reference books about horror written for a library worker audience. I write horror reviews for Booklist Magazine and contribute to Library Journal. I am also the Secretary of the HWA Board, so please feel free to talk to me about... Read More →



Thursday May 9, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Berkey Room

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