My Boskone schedule

Boskone is this weekend and very much looking forward to hanging out with friends. Even that Haringa character.

Friday 8pm-9pm

Ten Best Books of the Past Ten Years

Let’s take the longer view and pick the works of science fiction, fantasy, or horror that stood the test of the last decade or so. We’ll bring our own lists and opinions; please share yours too. Do any trends stand out? What makes a book lasting rather than just latest and greatest?

Claire Eddy  (M)
Ellen Asher
Don D’Ammassa
Michael J. Walsh
Paul G. Tremblay

Saturday 10:00am – 11:00am

Movies that Messed Us Up

Horror movies can make a lasting impression on us, in good and bad ways.  Let’s discuss those films.

Jordan Hamessley  (M)
Marc Scheff
Genevieve Valentine
Jacob Sommer
Paul G. Tremblay

Saturday 4:30pm-5:00pm

Reading: Paul G. Tremblay

(I’ll be reading my short story “House of Windows,” which is currently appearing in Phantasmagorium, Issue 2)

Saturday 8:00-9:00

The Politics of Horror

Horror tales, like stories in many genres, work best when they work on more than one level. Let’s discuss the history of the political in horror, and the political underpinnings (or failures) of recent horror books and movies.

Paul G. Tremblay  (M)
Genevieve Valentine
Jordan Hamessley
John Langan

Sunday 12:00 – 1:00

Kaffeeklatsche: Paul Tremblay and John Langan

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