The 13th annual Horrorfind Weekend convention is September 2 through 4 in Gettysburg.
Remember the scary movies you watched maybe when you were a kid or maybe just yesterday, now you can meet and get autographs from celebrities who starred in some of those movies – that’s HorrorFind.
Read some good scary fiction that gave you nightmares, can’t get enough horror fiction and have thought to yourself how cool it would be to meet some authors – that’s HorrorFind.
Love Halloween, like getting in costume or decorating the yard to have fun with Trick or Treaters, want to learn the scare secrets of the pros by attending a prop seminar and meet others who love Halloween and haunting as much as you – that’s HorrorFind.
Like a good ghost story, have an interest in ghosts or the paranormal, want to ask questions of experts who deal with ghosts, demons and supernatural or just hear what they have to say – that’s HorrorFind.
Just want to shop for cool movie memoribilia, videos, dolls, masks, Halloween props or hundreds of other items you won’t find anywhere else – that’s HorrorFind.
Just want to have dinner at a restaurant, have a few drinks and see an outside showing of an old horror movie on a warm summer night – that’s HorrorFind.
Here is the author programming schedule:
5:30pm – 6:30pm: Zombies – Authors Christopher Golden (moderator), Tim Lebbon, Jason Gehlert, Jeremy Wagner, and Scott Baker discuss why the dead just won’t stay dead, and why the literary zombie craze is far from over. (Reading Room)
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Ronald Malfi and Rio Youers (Reading Room)
7:30pm – 8:30pm: The Life of Forrest J. Ackerman – Author Deborah Painter discusses the horror genre’s favorite Uncle. (Reading Room)
8:30pm – 9:00pm: James Newman and Norman Prentiss (Reading Room)
9:00pm – 10:00pm: Women in Horror – Authors Monica J. O’Rourke (moderator), Kelli Owen, Mary SanGiovanni, J.F. Gonzalez, James A. Moore, Sheri White, and Lesley Conner discuss the history and contributions of women in literary horror, and their future roles. (Reading Room)
10:00am – 10:30am Spooky Stories for Kids with Robert Gray (Outside – Rear Carport)
10:00am – 11:00am: Thomas F. Monteleone and Chet Williamson (Reading Room)
11:00am – Noon: What We’ve Learned So Far – New authors Kevin Lucia (moderator), Sheldon S. Higdon, Lincoln Crisler, Stavros, Jacob Haddon, and Bryon Morrigan discuss the perils, pitfalls, and lessons learned from publishing in the new millennium. (Outside – Rear Carport)
11:00am – Noon: James A. Moore and Mary SanGiovanni (Reading Room)
Noon – 1:00pm: Jason Gehlert and Jeremy Wagner (Reading Room)
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Politics and Religion in Horror – Politics and religion are two things many prefer not to discuss, yet horror fiction examines them regularly. Authors Kim Paffenroth (moderator), Andersen Prunty, Ronald Malfi, Kelli Owen, Rio Youers, Norman Prentiss, and James Newman discuss why. (Outside – Rear Carport)
1:00pm – 2:00pm: Tim Lebbon and Christopher Golden (Reading Room)
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Monica J. O’Rourke and Nick Cato (Reading Room)
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Brian Keene and Kelli Owen (Reading Room)
4:00pm – 5:00pm: Dustin Warburton (Reading Room)
5:00pm – 7:00pm: Bizarro World – Authors Andersen Prunty, Jeff Burk, Gregory Hall, Eric Mays, William Pauley III, Jordan Krall, Kevin Donihe and Nick Cato discuss the origins and future of the Bizarro genre, and offer some select readings and performances. (Reading Room)
5:30pm – 7:00pm: Author Q&A – Authors Tim Lebbon, Christopher Golden, James A. Moore, Brian Keene, J. F. Gonzalez, Kelli Owen, Mary SanGiovanni, Chet Williamson, and Thomas F. Monteleone answer your questions about anything in this no-holds-barred Q&A. (Outside – Rear Carport)
11:00am – 11:30am Spooky Stories for Kids with Robert Gray (Outside – Rear Carport)
11:00am – Noon: Charles Colyott and Brent Abell (Reading Room)
Noon – 1:00pm: Sheldon S. Higdon, Lincoln Crisler, and Bryon Morrigan (Reading Room)
1:00pm – 2:00pm: Robert Ford and Kevin Lucia (Reading Room)
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Jeff Burk and Scott Baker (Reading Room)
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Jacob Haddon and Lesley Conner (Reading Room)
4:00pm – 5:00pm: Wesley Southard and Jay Franklin (Reading Room)
Learn more here: Horrorfind Weekend