Come out to Otto’s Shrunken Head for a night of horror readings with the New York Chapter of the Horror Writers Association!
On October 15, at 8 p.m., local horror authors will read chilling excerpts from their books! The event will include book signings, trivia questions, and book giveaways. There will also be a special presentation of a brand-new horror subscription game, The Haunted Box, with the game-makers giving demos to all who attend. Join us if you dare!
Location: 538 East 14th St., NYC 10009.
Steven Van Patten
Laura K. Curtis
Teel James Glenn
Carol Gyzander. Photo by James Chambers.
CAROL GYZANDER writes and edits for Writerpunk Press, which creates anthologies of various genres of ’punk stories based upon classics. Her stories include a cyberpunk Macbeth, a clockpunk “The Raven” and a cyberpunk Lovecraft story inspired by “The Colour Out of Space.” Her latest short story sale is “Deal with the Devil” to Across the Universe, the alternate Beatles anthology edited by Michael Ventrella and Randee Dawn, coming out in December from Fantastic Books. Find her at CarolGyzander.com or follow her on Twitter @CarolGyzander
OLIVER BAER was the editor of Cthulhu Sex Magazine and Two Backed Books. His writings have been included in Cthulhu Sex Magazine, Dream People, Bare Bone, Infernal Ink Magazine, Horror Between the Sheets, Horror Writers Association Poetry Showcase Vol. II, Hell’s Bells: Wicked Tunes, Mad Musicians and Cursed Instruments, Hell’s Heart: 15 Tales of Love Run Amok, and Writing in Darkness. His book of poetry, Baer Soul came out in 2011. Recently, he has been appearing in other media such as film and radio. He is visible using the virtual spectrum of social media by following him on Twitter @obaer and/or Facebook.
STEVEN VAN PATTEN‘s Brookwater’s Curse trilogy features an 1860s Georgia plantation slave who becomes law enforcement within the vampire community. His Killer Genius series is about a hyper-intelligent black woman who uses high-end technology as a socially conscious serial killer. His short fiction includes contributions to horror anthologies like Hell’s Kitties and the Stoker Award nominated New York State of Fright. A collection of short horror and dark fiction stories entitled Hell At The Way Station, published by Laughing Black Vampire Productions and co-authored by acclaimed storyteller, Marc Abbott hit shelves in 2019. He has been nominated for four African-American Literary Awards. His website is www.laughingblackvampire.com.
MEGHAN ARCURI writes fiction. Her short stories can be found in various anthologies, including Chiral Mad (Written Backwards), Chiral Mad 3, and Madhouse (both from Dark Regions Press). She also has a story in the forthcoming Borderlands 7 (Borderlands Press). She is currently serving as the Vice President for the Horror Writers Association. She lives with her family in New York’s Hudson Valley. Please visit her at meghanarcuri.com, facebook.com/meg.arcuri, or on Twitter.
LAURA K. CURTIS gave up a life writing dry academic papers for writing decidedly less dry genre fiction. A member of RNA, MWA, ITW, and HWA, she has trouble settling into one lane. While she is best known as a writer of romantic suspense, she has also written contemporary romance novels and short crime fiction. A DARKER SHADE is her seventh novel, her first gothic and her first suitable for YA as well as adult audiences. Laura lives in Westchester, NY with her husband and a pack of wild Irish Terriers.
TEEL JAMES GLENN is the winner of the 2012 Pulp Ark ‘Best Author of the Year.’ Epic ebook award finalist. P&E winner ‘Best Thriller Novel’,”Best Steampunk Short”, Multiple finalist “Best Fantasy short stories,” Collection” Author of bestselling Exceptionals Series, The Maxi/Moxie Series, The Dr. Shadows Series, The Renfairies series and others. Visit him at Theurbanswashbuckler.com