Ellen Datlow, editor of NIGHTMARES: A NEW DECADE OF MODERN HORROR, THE MONSTROUS, THE CUTTING ROOM: DARK REFLECTIONS OF THE SILVER SCREEN, LOVECRAFT’S MONSTERS, HAUNTINGS, and DARKNESS: TWO DECADES OF MODERN HORROR, is a Guest of Honor for NecronomiCon Providence, August 17-20.
- Ellen Datlow
- Richard Stanley
- John Jude Palencar
- Donald Sidney-Fryer
- Steve Mariconda
- Kij Johnson
- Stephen Graham Jones
- Nnedi Okorafor
- Peter Straub
Datlow is scheduled for several panels and events at the con.
Saturday, August 19
3:00-4:15pm EDITING HORROR
They are one of the most prolific parts of the horror genre: anthologies. But, how does one go about creating one? What are the challenges and difficulties in assembling material and giving an anthology its own unique character? Join a panel of award winning editors as they discuss how they create an anthology of sublime weird.
Panelists: Ellen Datlow, Mike Davis, Michael Kelly, Leslie Klinger, Peter Straub, Douglas E. Winter
Sunday, August 20
10:30-11:45am SOUTHERN GOTHIC HORROR: Yesterday and Today –
From Faulkner and McCarthy to today’s luminaries like Stephen Graham Jones and Kristi Demeester, the Southern Gothic has cast a long shadow over Horror and Weird fiction. Come and explore the influence and persistence of the Southern Gothic on Weird and Horror fiction.
Panelists: Ellen Datlow, Jeff Shanks, Steve Rasnic Tem, Michael Wehunt
4:30-5:45pm THE FUTURE OF WEIRD FICTION and NECRONOMICON-PVD
Join our panel of experts as they discuss the most vital Weird Fiction of today and the direction they see it moving towards in the future. The panel concludes with some thoughts on this year’s convention and future plans…
Panelists: s.j. bagley (moderator), Sam Cowan, Ellen Datlow, Ruthanna Emrys, Michael Kelly, and… Niels Hobbs (if he’s still alive)
For more info about LOVECRAFT’S MONSTERS, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by John Coulthart
For more info about NIGHTMARES: A NEW DECADE OF MODERN HORROR, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by Nihil
Design by Elizabeth Story
For more info about THE MONSTROUS, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by Reiko Murakami
Cover design by Elizabeth Story
For more info about DARKNESS: TWO DECADES OF MODERN HORROR, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by Ann Monn
For more info about HAUNTINGS, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover art “Voice of Shades” © 2010 by Valentina Brostean
For more info about THE CUTTING ROOM: DARK REFLECTIONS OF THE SILVER SCREEN, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by Josh Beatman