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Announcing The Shirley Jackson Award, named after the author of "The Haunting of Hill House" and "The Lottery," for outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic. Send your fiction. Send it now!

December 2, 2008, 7 PM, Family night at the New York Review of Science Fiction, located at New York's South Street Seaport Museum. Readers include: Delia Sherman & Ellen Kushner JT Petty & Sarah Langan.

At the Stoker Banquet in Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 29, 2008, The Missing was awarded the Bram Stoker Award for outstanding achievement in a novel. Hip, hip, hooray! View my bad speech here.


February 9, 11 AM, speaking at Garden State Horror Writers on topic of place in fiction. East Brunswick, NJ.

March 27-30th,World Horror Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah

May 27-31-- Instructor, Pen to Press Writer's Retreat, Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA