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Saturday, June 17 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
The Horror Industry

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Fears turn with the tide, and the publishing industry is in a constant state of flux. How do panelists see horror in the publishing industry today? What course corrections have occurred, and what difficulties are afoot, given the rise of technology, changes in culture, and genre trends? How has publishing changed over recent years, and what specific advice do panelists have for writers approaching today's market?  

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Anita Allen

Anita Allen is a woman of many talents, perhaps best known for her work as a craftsman level costume designer and as an assistant publisher for Mythic Delirium and assistant editor for the anthology series Clockwork Phoenix, both of which she does with her amazing hubbie Mike Allen... Read More →

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Kristin Temple

Associate Editor, Tor Nightfire
Kristin Temple has been at Tor Publishing Group since 2016 and has been editing nightmares for Nightfire since its inception. She's had the honor of working with brilliantly talented authors like Nina Nesseth, KC Jones, Ellen Datlow, Cassandra Khaw, Ness Brown, Alison Rumfitt, Philip... Read More →
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Mike Allen

Author/Editor/Publisher, Mythic Delirium Books
Mike Allen edits and publishes Mythic Delirium Books in Roanoke, Virginia, with his wife Anita and not-so-troublesome cat Pandora. His short stories have been gathered in three collections: UNSEAMING; THE SPIDER TAPESTRIES; and AFTERMATH OF AN INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT; with a fourth, SLOW BURN, now in the... Read More →
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Jennifer Barnes

Managing Editor, Raw Dog Screaming Press
Jennifer Barnes is managing editor of Raw Dog Screaming Press which has been publishing off-kilter books for nearly two decades. She spent four years as an editor for The Dream People Literary Magazine. Her children’s book, Better Haunted Homes and Gardens, illustrated by Kristen... Read More →
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Ellen Datlow

Trustee, Editor of short fiction through novellas
Ellen Datlow has been editing sf/f/h, short fiction for more than forty years. She currently acquires short fiction and novellas for Tor.com. She’s edited more than one hundred anthologies, including the annual The Best Horror of the Year series and has won multiple awards for... Read More →
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Kevin Lucia

Editor, Cemetery Dance Publications
Kevin Lucia is the eBook and trade paperback editor at Cemetery Dance Publications. His short fiction has been published in many venues, most notably with Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, David Morell, Peter Straub, Bentley Little, and Robert McCammon. His first novel, The Horror at Pleasant... Read More →
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Richard Thomas

BIO: Richard Thomas is the award-winning author of eight books—Disintegration and Breaker (Penguin Random House Alibi), Transubstantiate, Herniated Roots, Staring Into the Abyss, Tribulations, Spontaneous Human Combustion (Turner Publishing), and The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2023 3:00pm - 3:50pm EDT
Brighton III-IV