Winter may have forgotten to visit, but Shades & Shadows will be here. While our friends on the East Coast will still be digging themselves out of mile-deep snow banks, we’re bringing you a delightful mix of prose and poetry from six amazing authors who will give you the chills you so desperately longed for.
Come out and enjoy the only literary show in L.A. that brings together science fiction, fantasy, horror, and all things weird! This month, we are featuring:
Leslie Ann Moore is an award-winning science fiction/fantasy author and international speaker who serves as Vice President of the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society, the largest writers’ group in Southern California. She recently appeared as a panelist at the 72nd Annual World Science Fiction Convention–home to the celebrated Hugo Awards– in London, U.K. In 2008, her debut fantasy novel Griffin’s Daughter won the prestigious IBPA Ben Franklin Award for Best First Fiction. Her short stories have appeared in Literary Landscapes, the official magazine of G.L.A.W.S, and have been produced on the ClonePod sci-fi/fantasy podcast. In 2011, her short story Invisible won Honorary Mention in the Writers of the Future contest. A practicing veterinarian since 1988, in her spare time, she studies the ancient and beautiful art of belly dance. www.leslieannmoore.com
Tiffany Tang is a writer, actor and sci-fi geek. While her academic and creative pursuits have found her in Massachusetts, England and New York City, she currently resides in her hometown of San Diego, California. She is a contributor to the San Diego Union-Tribune Arts Section and a writer for Intrepid Shakespeare Company. ‘Creepy Little Death Poems’ is her first book and promises to be the most uplifting. www.tiffanyanntang.com.
Christopher Allan Poe is an author and touring musician from Los Angeles. He writes paranormal fiction with an emphasis on themes that shed light on social problems for women and children. A member of the International Thriller Writers and MWA, he travels the country speaking about the craft of writing to aspiring authors.
Tracy L. Carbone writes novels and short stories in the horror and suspense genres. To date, she has published five novels (including one co-written with F. Paul Wilson) and one collection of her dark stories and cautionary tales. Dozens of her other short stories have appeared in print in various anthologies and magazines throughout the U.S. and Canada. A lifelong New England resident, she has recently relocated to Southern California. She is an active member of the Horror Writers Association. Her most recent novel, My Name is Marnie, a ghost mystery tale was released in late 2014. Please visit her website to keep up to date on her appearances and upcoming titles at www.tracylcarbone.com
Robert Payne Cabeen is a screenwriter, artist, and purveyor of narrative horror poetry. His latest book, Fearworms: Selected Poems, was published by Fanboy Comics and is a 2014 Bram Stoker Award nominee. Cabeen’s 1994 illustrated horror book, Tainted Treats, also included some of his short fiction. His screenwriting credits include Heavy Metal 2000 for Columbia TriStar, Sony Pictures, A Monkey’s Tale, and Walking with Buddha. As creative director for Streamline Pictures, Cabeen helped anime pioneer Carl Macek bring Japanese animated features, like Akira, Robot Carnival, Lupin, and dozens of other classics, to the western market. Cabeen received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Otis Art Institute, with a dual major in painting and design. Since then, he has combined his interests in the visual arts with screenwriting and story editing for a broad range of entertainment companies including Warner Brothers, Columbia/TriStar, Disney, Sony, Universal, USA Network, Nelvana, and SEGA. http://robertpaynecabeen.com/
Del Howison is a Bram Stoker Award winning editor and author. He has also been nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award and the Black Quill award. His next book due out from Tor in July is “Midian Unmade” which he co-edited with Joseph Nassise and Clive Barker. Along with his wife, Sue, he co-owns Dark Delicacies in Burbank, CA known as “The Home of Horror.”
Hosted by Lauren Candia and Xach Fromson
Books will be sold at the event.
Lyric Hyperion Theatre & Cafe
Doors at 7:30
Show at 8:00 p.m. SHARP
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