Appearances Archives

October 12th, 2019
Haverhill Public Library
99 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
10am – 4:30pm

September 21 – 22, 2019
Harrisburg Comic & Pop Con
Harrisburg Mall
3501 Paxton St.
Harrisburg, PA 17111

August 30 – September 1, 2019
Creature Feature Weekend
Wyndham Gettysburg
95 Presidential Cir
Gettysburg, PA 17325

August 2 – 4, 2019
Scares That Care Weekend 
Doubletree By Hilton
50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185

January 10 – 13, 2019
Bizarro Con 11
Edgefield Manor
2126 S.W. Halsey St.
Troutdale, OR 97060

October 13th, 2018
Haverhill Public Library
99 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
10am – 4:30pm

September 8, 2018
Protean Books & Records
836 Leadenhall St
Baltimore, MD 21230
Signing noon – 3pm with Brian Keene, Stephen Kozeniewski, and Wesley Southard

August 24 – 26
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
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

October 21, 2017
Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival
Haverhill Public Library
99 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
(978) 373-1586

August 3-5, 2017
Ghost Town Writers Retreat
Georgetown Mountain Inn
1100 Rose Street PMB 277
Georgetown, CO 80444
(303) 569-3201

July 21-23, 2017
Scares That Care IV
Doubletree by Hilton
50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185

March 18, 2017
Jimmy’s Famous Seafood
6526 Holabird Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214

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

October 26, 2016
85th East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
Reading 7-9 pm with Brian Keene and Christoph Paul

October 7-9, 2016
Crowne Plaza Hotel
830 Phillips Ln.
Louisville, KY 40209

July 21-24, 2016
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, 2016
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, Kelli Owen, Robert Ford, Stephen Kozeniewski, Rachel Autumn Deering, Lesley Conner

June 10-11, 2016
Rural PA Authors Expo
DuBois Mall
5522 Schaffer Rd
DuBois, PA

February 17, 2016
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

October 3, 2015
Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival
ACT Theater Company
1632 Osgood Street
Osgood Landing
North Andover, MA 01845

Signing 1-4:30pm

Panel 5pm: We Get the Horror We Deserve—Joe Hill, Brian Keene, Izzy Lee, Mary SanGiovanni, Bracken MacLeod (M)

Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
Roger Williams University
July 2015
Bristol, RI

Speaking Engagement
May 28-29, 2015
Seton Catholic Central High School
(private engagement)

Guest Appearance
May 1 – May 3, 2015
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

Author Day
Workshop/book signing/possible reading
November 15, 2014, 1-4pm
Hillsborough Public Library
379 South Branch Rd
Hillsborough Municipal Complex
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
(908) 369-2200

Acorn Books
October 25, 2014, 11am-3pm
1030 Forrest Ave
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 734-9100

The 9th Annual Halloween Horror Book Signing
October 18, 2014, 2-5pm
Wilkes-Barre Barnes & Noble
The Arena Hub
421 Arena Hub Plaza
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 829-4210

Guest Speaker
Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers meeting
October 4, 2014, 12-1pm
Old Bridge Public Library
One Old Bridge Plaza, Municipal Center
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
(732) 721-5600

The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Talk/Q&A and Book Signing with Brian Keene and Mary SanGiovanni
July 27, 2014, 2-5pm
1914 E Main St
Richmond, VA 23223

Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
Roger Williams University
July 2014
Bristol, RI

FRIDAY evening
Mass Autograph Signing

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

Scares That Care Weekend
June 27-29, 2014
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185

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, Kelli Owen 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.

1:30pm – 2:15pm
Kelli Owen and Mary SanGiovanni – Reading and Q&A
World Horror Convention 2014
May 8-11, 2014
Doubletree Hotel
1000 NE Multnomah St
Portland, Oregon 97232

8:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Reading: Brian Keene & Mary SanGiovanni

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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
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!

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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?

Book Signing
October 19, 2013, 2-5pm
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

Creator Cookout (blog)
August 24, 2013, 12-3pm
Comix Connection
6200 Carlisle Pike, Suite C
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
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).

Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
Roger Williams University
July 18-21, 2013
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

5th Annual Creator Cookout
August 18, 2012
Comix Connection
6200 Carlisle Pike, Suite C
Mechanicsburg, PA
Phone: 717-591-2727

Horrible Saturday
July 14, 2012
York Emporium
343 West Market Street
York, PA

Guest Speaker Appearance
Garden State Horror Writers
May 12, 2012, 12pm
East Brunswick Library
12 Jean Walling Civic Center
East Brunswick, NJ

Writer Guest of Honor Appearance
Mo*Con VII (Presented by Indiana Horror Writers)
May 4-6, 2012
Indianapolis, IN

Face the Fiction (Sponsored by the SFSNNJ)
Panel discussion of experts on the merits of various supernatural monsters
October 8, 2011
Well Read Books
425 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506

Special Guest Appearance
Horrorfind Weekend (Convention)
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)
September 2-4, 2011
Gettysburg, PA

Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
July 21-24, 2011
Bristol, RI

Horrible Saturday (York Emporium)
July 16, 2011, 11am-3pm
343 West Market Street
York, PA 17401

World Horror Convention (WHC2011)
April 28-May 1, 2011
Austin, TX
Reading–10:30pm Friday April 29–Robertson
Mass Signing–7:30-10pm Saturday April 30–Phoenix Central

Appearance (reading/signing with Brian Keene and Rio Youers)
Horrorfind Weekend (schedule)
September 3-5, 2010
Gettysburg, PA

Signing With Brian Keene
The College of William and Mary Bookstore
August 28, 2010, 11am-2pm
345 Duke of Gloucester St.
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
July 15-18, 2010
Bristol, RI

Guest Author Appearance
March 16, 2010, 7-9pm
133 Spring St.
Newton, NJ
$6 at the door
Panel/signing with Gary Frank, Kathy Ptacek, and Eileen Watkins

Guest Author Appearance
October 9-11, 2009
Wyndham Orlando Resort
8001 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

Toastmistress Appearance
Northeastern Writers’ Conference (NECon)
July 16-19, 2009
Bristol, RI

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