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@Worldcon 76: What Turns People Onto Horror

  • San Jose McEnery Convention Center 150 West San Carlos Street San Jose, CA, 95113 United States (map)


8/16, THURSDAY 2:00 - 3:00PM, ROOM 210E

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown. Roller coasters and skydiving, horror movies and dark fiction, mythology and folklore: what scares us and why are we drawn to it? Members of the Bay Area chapter of the Horror Writers Association share their first experiences with horror and discuss how their fears inspire their work. Audience members are encouraged to share their own experiences.

Speakers: E.M. Markoff (moderator), Loren RhoadsL.S. JohnsonRichard KadreyFred WieheScott Sigler

Earlier Event: August 16
WorldCon 76