Imaginarium 2017 is proud to welcome author Michael Williams as a guest.  First known to readers through the best-selling DRAGONLANCE series, Michael exemplifies dedication to the craft and art of writing, having expanded his horizons in works such as his lyrical/experimental Arcady (singled out for praise by Locus and Asimov magazines), and his current mythic fiction novels such as Trajan’s Arch and Vine.  Teaching at the University of Louisville with a focus on the Modern Fantastic in film and books, Michael is a tremendous workshop presenter and panelist, and we are both honored and thrilled to have him with us this year!   About Michael Williams: OverRead More →

Imaginarium 2017 is proud to welcome game designer and author Eric Bloat as an Imaginator Guest!  With game design being an important part of the world of creative writing and storytelling, Eric will be a great addition to the extensive programming at Imaginarium 2017 this October 6-8 in Louisville, Kentucky at the Ramada Plaza and Conference Center. It is also wonderful to spotlight a game publisher based out of Imaginarium Convention’s home city, and we are very excited to have Eric with us this year! About Eric: Eric resides in Louisville, KY with his wife Jaime and their two teenagers Chaz and Kristen. Owner ofRead More →

Imaginarium 2017 is proud to announce New York Times Best Selling Thriller/Mystery Author John Gilstrap as our Guest of Honor! With numerous best selling novels and several Hollywood screenplay adaptations to his credit, John will be a tremendous addition to the Imaginarium Convention family October 6-8, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Louisville Kentucky! We are very honored and excited to have John as our Guest of Honor! Bio: John Gilstrap is the New York Times bestselling author of Final Target, Friendly Fire, Nick of Time, Against All Enemies, End Game, Soft Targets, High Treason, Damage Control, Threat Warning, Hostage Zero, No Mercy,Read More →

The first wave of Imaginarium 2017 guests and panelists is posted, with many, many more to come in the weeks and months ahead, so check back regularly!  Many favorites are returning along with many panelists making their first Imaginarium appearance!  All will be a part of the most extensive programming we’ve had yet, as the nation’s premier creative writing convention takes another great step forward in its 4th year. From networking, to learning, to having fun among creative individuals, Imaginarium will have more than ever to offer authors, editors, publishers, screenwriters, game designers, comic creators, filmmakers, musicians and other creative professionals!  Coming October 6-8 inRead More →

Imaginarium 2017 is proud to announce New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Teresa Reasor as an Imaginator Guest!  Her Military Romance series, the Seal Team Heartbreakers, has spread her name wide among romance readers, and she also has written in the genres of paranormal romance, urban fantasy, and historical romance.  With short stories and even children’s literature to her credit, Teresa is a writer with the kind of range that Imaginarium Convention reflects in its extensive programming.  We are very honored and excited to have Teresa with us this year as an Imaginator Guest! About Teresa Reasor:  New York Times and USA TodayRead More →

Imaginarium 2017 is proud to announce award-winning, multi-genre author Gary A. Braunbeck as an Imaginator guest! With 19 books, over 200 short stories, and genres spanning from mysteries, to thrillers, to science fiction, fantasy, horror and mainstream literature, Gary’s work exemplifies award-winning achievement and dedication to the craft of writing. An adjunct professor at Seton Hill University and frequent host of workshops and seminars, Gary is also an outstanding writing instructor who has always been willing to help other writers on their path. Imaginarum Convention is elated to have Gary joining us for our 4th year and our attendees will see why he is aRead More →

Imaginarium 2017 is proud to welcome bestselling fantasy author C.S. Marks as an Imaginator Guest.  With an extensive academic background and a celebrated fantasy series that established C.S. as one of the most successful independent authors in speculative fiction, she is a fantastic guest who embodies the spirit of what Imaginarium Convention is all about.  From publishing to writing, to her extensive equestrian background, C.S. will bring great insights to our celebrated programming in the nation’s premier convention about creative writing. About C.S. Marks:  C.S. Marks has often been described as a Renaissance woman. Artist, songwriter, author, illustrator, educator, field biologist, and avid horsewoman, ChrisRead More →

Imaginarium 2017 is proud to announce award-winning mystery author Abigail Keam as one of our Imaginator Guests!  With the bestselling Josiah Reynolds Mystery Series, Abigail has become a great indie author success story and we are thrilled to have her joining us for the 4th year of the nation’s premier creative writing convention.  From the craft of writing to her insights on the business aspects of a writer’s life, Abigail will have a lot to share with our attendees this year! About Abigail:  Abigail Keam is an award-winning author who writes the Josiah Reynolds Mystery series about a beekeeper turned sleuth. She also writes anRead More →

Imaginarium 2017 is proud to announce 5 time Bram Stoker Award-winning author Lucy A. Snyder as an Imaginator Guest! From her novels, to her works in short fiction and non-fiction, and being a faculty member of Seton Hall University’s MFA program in Writing Popular Fiction, Lucy is one of the nation’s top talents in the world of creative writing. Imaginarium is thrilled to have her as an Imaginator Guest this coming year! About Lucy A. Snyder: Lucy A. Snyder is a five-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author. She wrote the novels Spellbent, Shotgun Sorceress, and Switchblade Goddess, the non-fiction book Shooting Yourself in the Head for Fun and Profit: A Writer’sRead More →

Imaginarium 2017 is looking to be an incredible event, in a new home where we will be able to grow larger and offer even more than ever before!  We want to be sure to give those wanting to get registered for passes or exhibit in our expo a chance to save through November 30! Full weekend registrations are just $50 during this early-discount offering, and expo space is just $70 for 8ft. table spaces (and sharing is allowed). See full information about early registrations at: http://www.entertheimaginarium.com/vendor-registration/ To reserve expo space at the discount rate, please visit: http://www.entertheimaginarium.com/attendee-registration/ And for those wishing to become a member of ourRead More →