September 22th, 2018
191 Highland Ave. Somerville, MA
LadiesCon is a one-day celebration of women of all kinds and their work in comic books, science fiction, fantasy, cosplay, and many other realms of pop culture.
LadiesCon is for everyone, with a focus on creators who identify as women, non-binary, LGBTQ, and people of color, plus local artists.
Admission is free!
October 25th, 2018
Trident Booksellers & Cafe
338 Newbury Street Boston, MA
Speculative Boston is a new quarterly event, featuring authors of science fiction, fantasy, and horror of all kinds. Each event features two to three authors who read from and discuss their works, followed by a Q&A session. There will also be time for mingling and — of course — getting books signed.
Charm City Spec
October 31th, 2018
Bird in Hand Coffee & Books
11E. 33rd Street Baltimore, MD
A speculative reading series in the city of Baltimore.
World Fantasy Convention
November 1-4, 2018
Baltimore Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, MD
WFC2018 plans to explore all forms of safe havens. From churches to oases and ports, sanctuaries for the body and refuges for the spirit, no place offering respite to the characters in our favorite fantasy, horror, and weird tales will be ignored.
Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Arcade Asylum Author Series
December 1, 2018
Arcade Providence, 65 Weybosset Street
The Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council is a nonprofit organization based in Providence, Rhode Island that serves as a networking center for scholars, authors, artists, and fans of the Weird literary world, inspired in part by Providence author H. P. Lovecraft and expanded upon by so many others. We strive to foster a vibrant and diverse global weird fiction and art community, and to provide a home for this community here in Providence.
Fantastic Fiction at KGB
January 16, 2019
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street, NYC
Fantastic Fiction at KGB is a monthly reading series held on the third Wednesday of every month at the famous KGB Bar in Manhattan. The reading series features luminaries and up-and-comers in speculative fiction. Admission is always free.
August 22-25, 2019
NecronomiCon Providence is an expansive exploration and celebration of all the greats of weird fiction, including predecessors and contemporaries of Providence’s H.P. Lovecraft and the many authors and artists who have forged their own paths of weird.