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We are pleased to announce Linda D. Addision joins the Writing in the Dark: Spring Edition Online Symposium this weekend!
Catch Linda's special workshop on how to read work out loud Friday, March 26 at 7 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Can't be there at that time? Keep reading to find out how to access recordings of the event!
Linda D. Addison grew up in Philadelphia and received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Carnegie-Mellon University. She is the author of five collections: “The Place of Broken Things” written with Alessandro Manzetti; “How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend”, “Being Full of Light, Insubstantial”, “Consumed, Reduced to Beautiful Grey Ashes” and “Animated Objects” and has published over 360 poems, stories and articles. In 2018, she received the HWA Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2020, she was designated SFPA Grand Master of Fantastic Poetry. Her work has also appeared in numerous publications, including Essence magazine, Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine, Genesis: An Anthology of Black Science Fiction and anthologies, Scary Out There (Simon Schuster), The Beauty of Death (Independent Legions Publishing) and Into Painfreak (Necro Publications). She co-edited Sycorax’s Daughters, an anthology of horror fiction & poetry by African-American women (publisher Cedar Grove Publishing, 2017) with Kinitra Brooks and Susana Morris, which was a HWA Bram Stoker finalist in the Anthology category.
In 2001, Addison was the first African-American to win the HWA's Bram Stoker Award(R) for superior achievement in poetry for “Consumed, Reduced to Beautiful Grey Ashes” (Space & Time Books). She has received four additional awards for collections: The Place of Broken Things written with Alessandro Manzetti (2019 Crystal Lake Publishing); The Four Elements written with Marge Simon, Rain Graves and Charlee Jacob (2013 Bad Moon Books); How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend short stories and poetry collection (2011 Necon E-Books); and Being Full of Light, Insubstantial (2007 Space & Time Books). Dark Duet (Necon E-Books), a collaborative book of poetry written with Stephen M. Wilson was a 2012 HWA Bram Stoker finalist. Other prominent recipients of this distinguished award include authors, Alice Sebold (Lovely Bones) and J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter Series).
She is the only author with fiction in three landmark anthologies that celebrate African-Americans speculative writers: the award-winning anthology Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction (Warner Aspect), Dark Dreams I and II (Kensington), and Dark Thirst (Pocket Book).
Her work has made frequent appearances over the years on the honorable mention list for Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror and Year’s Best Science-Fiction.
Celebrate the craft and industry of all things dark in publishing with Tim Waggoner, multi-award-winning author of the brand-new writing guide Writing in the Dark. This three-day symposium on horror writing and publishing will feature workshops, lectures, extensive networking opportunities, and more.
While you can attend this virtual event live as it happens you can also purchase a ticket that will allow you to have lifetime access to the recordings of all event sessions.
Basic Membership is available for just $47 while VIP Membership with recordings is $97. VIP Plus Workshop Membership gets you not just the recordings, but also participation in the special writing workshop with publishing veteran Tim Waggoner. Learn more at the event registration page.
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