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Saturday, June 17 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
The Invisible Other: Bisexuality and the Horror Genre

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Bisexuality represents the largest population of the LGBT umbrella, yet biphobia and bi-erasure remain all too prevalent, both in everyday life and in media. However, bisexuality has always been present in the horror genre. From Carmilla to Jennifer's Body, this panel will discuss the good, the bad, and the monstrous when it comes to representations of bisexuality in horror, as well as the panelists' hopes for the future of bi-representation in literature, cinema, and beyond.

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Gwendolyn Kiste

Gwendolyn Kiste is the three-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Rust Maidens, Reluctant Immortals, Boneset & Feathers, and Pretty Marys All in a Row, among others. Her short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in outlets including Lit Hub, Nightmare, Best American Science... Read More →

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Eric Raglin

Cursed Morsels Press
Eric Raglin (he/him) is a Nebraskan horror/Weird fiction writer and the editor-in-chief of Cursed Morsels Press. He frequently writes about queerness, the terrors of capitalism, and body horror. His debut short story collection is Nightmare Yearnings. His second collection Extinction... Read More →
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K.P. Kulski

K.P. KULSKI is a Hawaii-born Korean-American author, historian, and career vampire of patriarchal tears. Channeling a lifelong obsession with history and the morose she’s managed to birth the gothic horror novel, Fairest Flesh, and novella, House of Pungsu. She bartered nine years... Read More →
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Angela Sylvaine

Angela Sylvaine is a self-proclaimed cheerful goth who writes horror fiction and poetry. Her debut novel, Frost Bite, and her debut collection, The Dead Spot: Stories of Lost Girls, are forthcoming from Dark Matter INK. Her short fiction and poetry have appeared in/on over forty anthologies... Read More →
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J.A.W. McCarthy

J.A.W. McCarthy is the Bram Stoker Award and Shirley Jackson Award nominated author of Sometimes We’re Cruel and Other Stories (Cemetery Gates Media, 2021) and Sleep Alone (Off Limits Press, 2023). Her short fiction has appeared in numerous publications, including The Best Horror... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2023 12:00pm - 12:50pm EDT
Ellwood I-II