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Saturday, November 11 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
The Monster Lurking Within Us All
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Some of the most chilling SF novels involve people who are changed against their will, whether it's into the shambling mindlessness of classic zombies, or less-than-human bodies that they no longer completely control. What do we fear that makes these stories so powerful?

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Ef Deal

Ef Deal publishes fantasy, SF, and horror, mostly in small doses. Her work has been published in Eternity Online, The Fortean Bureau, Flashshots: Daily Genre Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Silver Blade Magazine. When she's not writing, she's with drum and... Read More →
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Justine Graykin

Justine Graykin is a writer and free-lance philosopher sustained by her deep, abiding faith in Science and Humanity (well, Science, anyway), and the belief that humor is the best anti-gravity device. She lives, writes and putters around her home in rural New Hampshire, occasionally... Read More →
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Lawrence Kramer

Dr. Lawrence Kramer has had a lifelong interest in science, sparked at a young age by avidly reading science fiction. He worked in the pharmaceutical industry followed by a career as a programmer analyst for a Fortune 500 financial company. However, the lure of science was too great... Read More →
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Peter Prellwitz

Peter Prellwitz has been writing stories, plays and skits since the fifth grade. As a child and young adult, Peter saw limited publication of one play and two series of children’s puppet skits. Just enough to hook him for life.Presently, Peter has a total of nine novels published... Read More →
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Richard Stout

Richard premiered his trilogy of kid spy movies featuring James Blond, Agent Uh-Oh 7, at Philcon, beginning with 1993's LEARNER'S PERMIT TO KILL. His horror makeup/special FX workshop "Monsters, Aliens, and Spirit Gum" has been popular both here and at I-Con. He and his wife Kathryn... Read More →
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David Walton

David Walton is the author of the 2017 science fiction thriller THE GENIUS PLAGUE, winner of the Campbell Award for best novel. He also won the Philip K. Dick award in 2009 for his first novel, TERMINAL MIND. He lives near Philadelphia with his wife and seven children. By day, he... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Plaza II