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Tales of Horror and Dread
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Tales of Horror and Dread

Tales of Horror & Dread II, an evening of horror and spooky stories. 7pm November 1st. $10. Featuring readings from Nino Cipri, Craig L. Gidney, Marianne Kirby, Nibedita Sen, dave ring and Jay Wolf. Nightmare soundscapes by Joe Zeranski. Ambiance by Miri Baker. Also: tarot readings, a necromancer cotillion, and who knows what else! Creepy dress encouraged; when in doubt, put a skull on it. Boo.

Presented by Neon Hemlock Press.

Tickets here.

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#GlitterAshesChat
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

#GlitterAshesChat

Join us on Twitter to discuss queer folks with disabilities navigating a broken world.

Moderated by Morgan Swim (@MarsChildWells) is a non-binary author living in Saint Petersburg, Florida. They have a B.A. in Visual Art and enjoy drawing, painting, and collage in addition to writing. They are particularly interested in robotics, artificial intelligence, and house plants. Their work can be found in ROBOT DINOSAURS! and at Translunar Travelers Lounge.

Panelists:

Juliet Kemp (@julietk) is a queer, non-binary writer of fantasy and science fiction, living in London, UK. 

Ada Hoffman (@xasymptote) is an #ownvoices queer disabled author of THE OUTSIDE and of Autistic Book Party.

V. Medina (@howsweettheword) is a queer, non-binary, disabled writer throwing words into the woods outside of Nashville, Tennessee. Their fiction has been in Factor Four Magazine and Broken Metropolis: Queer Tales Of A City That Never Was as well as Capricious and is forthcoming in Cast of Wonders and Truancy.

Jordan Kurella (@jskurella) grew up all over the world, including Moscow and Manhattan, and in their past lives was a radio DJ, barista, and social worker. Their work can be found in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Apex Magazine, and Strange Horizons. They are bisexual and disabled from a straight flush of mental health diagnoses. Jordan lives in Ohio with their partner and service dog (Stella).

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#GlitterAshesChat
Sep
15
8:00 PM20:00

#GlitterAshesChat

Join a panel of writers on Twitter to discuss queer community building in the wake of an apocalypse.

Moderated by Marianne Kirby (TheRotund). Marianne writes about bodies both real and imagined. She plays with the liminal space between vanishing and visibility. She is also the author of Dust Bath Revival and its sequel Hogtown Market.

Panelists:

R J Theodore (@bittybittyzap) is the author of the Peridot Shift series and co-host of the We Make Books podcast. 

Nibedita Sen (@her_nibsen) is a queer Bengali writer, editor and gamer from Calcutta. A graduate of Clarion West 2015, her work has appeared in Podcastle, Nightmare The Dark, and Fireside. She helps edit Glittership, an LGBTQ SFF podcast, enjoys the company of puns and potatoes, and is nearly always hungry. 

Andi C. Buchanan (@andicbuchanan) lives among streams and faultlines, just north of Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. Winner of a 2019 Sir Julius Vogel Award in the Best Short Story category, their fiction has been published in Apex, Kaleidotrope, Glittership, and more. 

Christopher Caldwell-Kelly (@seraph76) is an American Negro in Glasgow. Octavia E. Butler Scholar. Clarion West Alum. Dilettante. He/him or they/them.

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