Anya Martin is a fiction writer based in Atlanta. Sleeping with the Monster, her debut short story collection, was published by Lethe Press in autumn 2018. Publisher’s Weekly called Sleeping with the Monster “a strong collection with a good balance of politically charged and straight-up strange storytelling.” A long-time journalist, Anya is the founder, publisher and blogger-in-chief of ATLRetro.com, a comprehensive guide to Atlanta’s vibrant grassroots independent musicians, artists, writers, burlesque performers and roller derby queens of the thriving Retro revival, as well as associate producer of The Outer Dark podcast on This Is Horror, on which host Scott Nicolay presents weekly interviews with authors, artists, and other voices from the dark end of the spectrum, with an emphasis on what’s happening next in the Weird Renaissance.
Nick Mamatas is an American horror, science fiction and fantasy author, and editor for Viz Media. He is the author of nine novels and four collections of short stories, and editor or co-editor of seven anthologies. His fiction has been nominated for a number of awards, including several Bram Stoker Awards. He has also been recognized for his editorial work with a Bram Stoker Award, as well as World Fantasy Award and Hugo Award nominations.
Doors and cash bar open at 6:00 – Program begins at 6:30.
$10 donation at the door (no one is turned away for lack of funds). As always Borderlands Books will be on hand with copies of the authors’ work.