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Friday, June 16 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
The Psychology of Horror

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“Why horror?” is a question a lot of us have been asked throughout our careers. Join panelists to discuss the lure, catharsis, and just plain fun that horror offers.

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Sarah Hans

Sarah Hans is an award-winning writer, editor, and teacher whose stories have appeared in more than 40 publications, including Apex Magazine, Love Letters to Poe, and Pseudopod. Her debut horror novel, Entomophobia, is being republished in June 2023, just in time for StokerCon! You... Read More →
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C.C. Adams

London-based author of horror and dark fiction. Born and raised in the capital, and proud of.
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Rook Riley

Former government contractor with a military background, Rook Riley splits their time between teaching Reading in the DFW area and helping run the family farm. They live with anxiety and PTSD by taking medication, writing, and hitting a heavy bag. After attending the University of... Read More →
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P.M. Raymond

P.M. Raymond is a principal consultant living on the East Coast with 27 cookbooks and an imaginary dog named Walter. As a native of New Orleans, mystical undertones are the roux in her crime and horror writing. Her main writing goal is to bring Black characters to life that preserve... Read More →

Friday June 16, 2023 12:00pm - 12:50pm EDT
Ellwood I-II