Past Events

Conversation with Eric Guignard

May 25, 2022 – 7:00 PM Pacific

Eric J. Guignard is a writer of dark speculative fiction with over 100 stories and non-fiction articles to his credit. He also runs the small press Dark Moon Books, has twice won the Bram Stoker award, and publishes the acclaimed series of author primers created to champion modern masters of the dark and macabre. He is also publisher and acquisitions editor for the renowned Horror Library anthology series, and he’ll be discussing what it’s like to be both an editor and a writer and what he’s looking for as an editor.

Conversation with Rhea Rose

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Rhea Rose presented a fascinating PowerPoint on writing and editing speculative poetry. Rhea is the editor of the Canadian semi-pro poetry zine Polar Starlight. The latest issue is free to download here: https://polarborealis.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/POLAR-STARLIGHT-5-March-2022.pdf 

Conversation with John R. Little

February 23, 2022 – 7:00 PM Pacific

John R. Little is the award-winning author of 20 horror, dark fantasy, and suspense novels. Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Miranda, John was also the recipient of the 2009 President’s Richard Laymon Award for volunteer work done on behalf of the Horror Writers Association. John discussed how the industry has changed over the years & provided insights into different passages to publication.

Conversation with Tim Waggoner

January 26, 2022 7PM Pacific

Bram Stoker Award-winning author Tim Waggoner has published more than 50 novels and seven collections of short stories. He writes original horror and dark fantasy, as well as media tie-ins, and he’s recently released a book on writing horror fiction called Writing in the Dark. This informal Q& A/discussion touched on favourite horror books, movies, tropes, and “what-I’d-wished-I’d-known-starting-out”.