Appearances Archives

2021

October 9
Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival
99 Main St Haverhill, MA 01830

September 18 – September 19
Harrisburg Comic and Pop Con
Harrisburg Mall 3501 Paxton St
Harrisburg, PA 17111

August 27 – August 29
Creature Feature Weekend
Wyndham Gettysburg
95 Presidential Cir
Gettysburg, PA 17325

2019

October 12
Haverhill Public Library
99 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
10am – 4:30pm

September 21 – 22
Harrisburg Comic & Pop Con
Harrisburg Mall
3501 Paxton St.
Harrisburg, PA 17111

August 30 – September 1
Creature Feature Weekend
Wyndham Gettysburg
95 Presidential Cir
Gettysburg, PA 17325

August 2 – 4
Scares That Care Weekend 
Doubletree By Hilton
50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185

January 10 – 13
Bizarro Con 11
Edgefield Manor
2126 S.W. Halsey St.
Troutdale, OR 97060

2018

October 13 
Haverhill Public Library
99 Main Street Haverhill, MA 01830
10am – 4:30pm

September 8
Protean Books & Records
836 Leadenhall St
Baltimore, MD 21230
Signing noon – 3pm with Brian Keene, Stephen Kozeniewski, and Wesley Southard

August 24 – 26
KillerCon
Wingate by Wyndham Conference Center
Round Rock, Texas

August 3 – 5
Scares That Care Weekend 5
Doubletree By Hilton
50 Kingsmill Road Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185

July 19 – 22
NECON 38
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Rd. Portsmouth, RI 02871

May 11 – 12
Second Annual Horror Show with Brian Keene 24-Hour Telethon
Courtyard Marriott
2799 Concord Road York PA 17402
Note: Ticket Required For Admittance. Click HERE to purchase ticket.

April 11
Book Discussion, Savage Woods
Barnes & Noble
753 Rt 18 Brunswick Square Space 318
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

2017

October 21 
Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival
Haverhill Public Library
99 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
(978) 373-1586
10am-4:30pm 

August 3-5
Ghost Town Writers Retreat
Georgetown Mountain Inn
1100 Rose Street PMB 277
Georgetown, CO 80444
(303) 569-3201

July 21-23
Scares That Care IV
Doubletree by Hilton
50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Reading/Signing/Panel

March 18
Jimmy’s Famous Seafood
6526 Holabird Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
8pm

2016

December 30, 2016 – January 1, 2017
New Year’s Party Con
Holiday Inn Conference Center
Allentown, PA

October 26
KGB Bar
85th East 4th Street New York, NY 10003
Reading 7-9 pm with Brian Keene and Christoph Paul

October 7-9
Imaginarium
Crowne Plaza Hotel
830 Phillips Ln.
Louisville, KY 40209

July 21-24
Scares That Care III
Doubletree by Hilton
50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Sunday, 12-12:45pm – Reading with Mary SanGiovanni and John Urbancik

July 9
The York Emporium‘s “Horrible Saturday”
343 W Market St.
York, PA 17401
Signing 12pm-4pm, Panel 4pm-5pm Guest Authors include: Chet Williamson, Brian Keene, Mary SanGiovanni, Robert Ford, Stephen Kozeniewski, Rachel Autumn Deering, Lesley Conner

June 10-11
Rural PA Authors Expo
DuBois Mall
5522 Schaffer Rd DuBois, PA

February 17
Jersey City Writers Genre Night – “The Horror of Love”
Barrow Mansion
83 Wayne Street Jersey City NJ 07302
7-10pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
7:10-7:40 – Talk/reading by Mary SanGiovanni
7:40-7:55 – Q&A with Mary SanGiovanni
7:55-8:05 – Break (and book signing)
8:05-9:30 – Readings of short stories by local authors 9:30-10:00 – Book signing/mingling

2015

October 3 
Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival
ACT Theater Company
1632 Osgood Street
Osgood Landing
North Andover, MA 01845
1-7:30 pm
Signing 1-4:30pm Panel 5pm: We Get the Horror We Deserve—Joe Hill, Brian Keene, Izzy Lee, Mary SanGiovanni, Bracken MacLeod (M)

July
Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI

May 28-29
Seton Catholic Central High School (private engagement)

May 1 – May 3
Mo*Con 
Broad Ripple United Methodist Church
6185 Guilford Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Panel – Saturday 1:30 Women Destroy Mo*Con Panel K. Tempest Bradford, Chesya Burke, Lucy Snyder, Alethea Kontis, and Mary SanGiovanni

2014

 November 15
Author Day Workshop/book signing/possible reading
Hillsborough Public Library
379 South Branch Rd
Hillsborough Municipal Complex
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
(908) 369-2200
1-4 pm

October 25
Acorn Books
1030 Forrest Ave
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 734-9100
11 am-3 pm

October 18
The 9th Annual Halloween Horror Book Signing 
Wilkes-Barre Barnes & Noble
The Arena Hub
421 Arena Hub Plaza
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 829-4210
2-5 pm

October 4
Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers
Old Bridge Public Library
One Old Bridge Plaza
Municipal Center
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
(732) 721-5600
12-1 pm

July 27
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Talk/Q&A and Book Signing with Brian Keene and Mary SanGiovanni
1914 E Main St Richmond, VA 23223
2-5pm 

July
Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
FRIDAY evening Mass Autograph Signing
SATURDAY 4:00 pm Man vs. Beast vs. Other: The Best Monsters in Modern HorrorFrom classic tropes like vampires and werewolves to the supernatural and “other-worldly” options, there’s no shortage of terrifying creatures for authors to choose from to scare the bejeezus out of their audience. A distinguished panel discusses “My Favorite Monster” — both to write and to read. P.D. Cacek (M), Errick Nunnally, William D. Carl, Brian Keene, Mary SanGiovanni, Nate Kenyon

June 27-29
Scares That Care Weekend 
2014 Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
FRIDAY 9:00pm – 10:00pm The More Things ChangeIt is said that writing and publishing have changed in the advent of the digital age. But has it really, or do the same perils and pitfalls still exist? Veteran authors Thomas Monteleone and Mary SanGiovanni are joined by newcomers Kristopher Rufty, Jonathan Janz, and Chris Jensen for a discussion on writing and selling horror in the era of Kindle. Moderated by Jacob Haddon.
SATURDAY 1:30pm – 2:15pm Mary SanGiovanni – Reading and Q&A

May 8-11
World Horror Convention 2014
Doubletree Hotel
1000 NE Multnomah St
Portland, Oregon 97232
THURSDAY 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM Hawthorne Reading: Brian Keene & Mary SanGiovanni FRIDAY 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Sellwood Panel: Being F*cked -Up And In Love (Weston Ochse, Yvonne Navarro, Brian Keene, Mary SanGiovanni, Jeff Strand, Lynne Hansen, Cameron Pierce, Kirsten Alene) Henry Miller and Anais Nin or Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath? Horror writers discuss the horrors and joys of pair-bonding with our own kind. 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Multnomah/Holladay Panel: Grand Master Award Come meet Brian Keene, as the World Horror Society honors him with the Grand Master Award 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Willamette Foyer Mass Autograph Signing All of your favorite writers are in one spot and are willing to sign books!
SATURDAY 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Sellwood Panel: Finding Your True Voice (Mary SanGiovanni, S.P. Somtow, Rain Graves, Tim Waggoner, Gord Rollo, John Urbancik ) A few horror authors have such a unique voice that whatever the book is, their fans never want that author’s world or universe to end past the last page. How does any writer find their voice?

2013

October 19
Barnes & Noble
421 Arena Hub Plaza
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Attending authors include Brian Keene, Kevin Lucia, K.H. Koehler, Ron Breznay, Lorne Dixon, and John Koloski
2-5 pm

August 24
Creator Cookout (blog
Comix Connection
6200 Carlisle Pike, Suite C
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
12-3 pm
Fellow comic book writers/artists and novelists include Brian Keene, Mike Hawthorne, J.F. Gonzalez, Andrew Griffith, Dirk Shearer, Jess Eppley, Brandon Perlow, Karl Bollers, and possibly Rick Leonardi. Bring a donation of canned food for the Central PA food bank, and you’ll be entered into a prize drawing (one entry per each food item donated).

July 18-21
Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
Thursday 8pm Necon Remembers Rick Hautala
Friday 8pm Meet the Authors Party
Saturday 10am Panel – Don’t Do It Like That I: Newbie Mistakes I’ve Made

2012

August 18
5th Annual Creator Cookout
Comix Connection
6200 Carlisle Pike, Suite C
Mechanicsburg, PA
717-591-2727

July 14
Horrible Saturday
York Emporium
343 West Market Street
York, PA

May 12
Garden State Horror Writers
East Brunswick Library
12 Jean Walling Civic Center
East Brunswick, NJ
12 pm

May4-6
Mo*Con VII (Presented by Indiana Horror Writers)
Writer Guest of Honor
Indianapolis, IN

2011

October 8
Face the Fiction (Sponsored by the SFSNNJ)
Well Read Books
425 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506
973-949-3440
Panel discussion of experts on the merits of various supernatural monsters  

September 2-4
Horrorfind Weekend (Convention)
Special Guest Appearance
Gettysburg, PA
Friday, 9:00pm – 10:00pm: Women in Horror panel. (Reading Room)
Saturday, 11:00am – Noon: James A. Moore and Mary SanGiovanni (Reading Room) Saturday, 5:30pm – 7:00pm: Author Q&A panel (Outside – Rear Carport)

July 21-24
Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
Bristol, RI

July 16
Horrible Saturday (York Emporium)
343 West Market Street
York, PA 17401
11 am-3 pm 

Appearance World Horror Convention (WHC2011) April 28-May 1,  Austin, TX Reading–10:30pm Friday April 29–Robertson Mass Signing–7:30-10pm Saturday April 30–Phoenix Central

2010

September 3-5
Horrorfind Weekend (schedule)
Gettysburg, PA
Reading/signing with Brian Keene and Rio Youers

August 28
The College of William and Mary Bookstore  
345 Duke of Gloucester
St. Williamsburg, VA 23185
Signing With Brian Keene 11 am-2 pm 

July 15-18
Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
Bristol, RI 

March 16
Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council
133 Spring St.
Newton, NJ
Panel/signing with Gary Frank, Kathy Ptacek, and Eileen Watkins
7-9 pm
$6 at the door 

2009

October 9-11
SPOOKY EMPIRE’S ULTIMATE HORROR WEEKEND
Wyndham Orlando Resort
8001 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
407-351-2420

July 16-19
Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
Toastmistress
Bristol, RI

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