This weekend, I’ll be flying up I-35 to Armadillocon, Austin’s premier literary sf, fantasy and horror convention. Here’s my schedule if you want to listen to me pontificate on writing, short stories or Lovecraft — or you’re hankering to hear me read new work.
Sa1100DR Signing Sat 11:00 AM-Noon Dealers’ Room S. Allen, L. Antonelli, L.T. Duchamp, P.J. Hoover
Sa1500CC Writing 101 Sat 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Conference Center L. Antonelli, M. Bracken, S. Allen, K. Catmull, G. Iglesias, M. Cardin* Getting past the blank page for short story and novel writing. Come prepared for a writing exercise or two.
Sa2130SPA Reading Sat 9:30 PM-10:00 PM Southpark A Sanford Allen
Su1300SPB Love. Craft. Lovecraft Sun 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Southpark B S. Allen, J. Conner, L. Person, N. Southard, D. Webb* An overview of the works of H P Lovecraft. What is the attraction of this master of the horrible? How have Lovecraftian tropes impacted popular works, movies, & TV?
Su1400BF What Shorter SF&F works should you have read this year? Sun 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Ballroom FD. Afsharirad, S. Allen*, R. Schwarz, H. Walrath
Armadillocon 39 takes place Aug 4-6 at the Omni Southpark Hotel