Summer Book Bash: Virtual Event with Grady Hendrix, Stephen Graham Jones, Aliza Layne, and Kelly McWilliams

Event Information
Event Type
LibraryLinkNJ Event
Event Category
Collection Development
Professional/Personal Development

Virtual via Zoom

Free of Charge, Registration is required

Virtual Horror Author Panel

Join Grady Hendrix (The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires; The Final Girl Support Group) Stephen Graham Jones (The Only Good Indians; My Heart is a Chainsaw), Aliza Layne (Beetle and the Hollowbones), and Kelly McWilliams (Agnes at the End of the World; Mirror Girls) as they discuss summer scares. 

Moderator Becky Spratford is a librarian and New Jersey native now living in Illinois. She runs the critically acclaimed RA training blog RA for All. Known for her horror column for Library Journal, Becky is also the author of The Reader’s Advisory Guide to Horror, Third Edition (ALA Editions, 2021). She is a proud member of the Horror Writers Association, and currently serves as the Association's Secretary and organizer of their annual Librarians' Day. You can follow her on Twitter @RAforAll.

All attendees will be eligible for a chance to win this set of prizes, which include:

Summer Book Bash Summer Scares Horror Writers' Association

  • Shadows of Carcosa, a collection of scary stories from Edgar Allan Poe, Ambrose Bierce, Bram Stoker, Henry James, and more
  • Nightmare Alley, a classic of noir fiction and the basis for the 2021 film of the same name
  • Father and Son, a comic about the pleasures, pitfalls, and endless absurdity of family life
  • Pretending is Lying, a comical graphic novel about paternal dysfunction and overcoming hardship
  • Almost Completely Baxter, a selection spanning the career of one of the world's foremost humorists
  • Blast Off, a personable and memorable children’s story about interstellar space travel
  • A Queen of Books tote bag from Out of Print
  • A Queen of Books bookmark from Out of Print
  • A Library Card bookmark from Out of Print

Attend the event for a chance to win!

Registration Information

up to 500