Imaginarium 2018 is proud to welcome illustrator and sequential artist Kevlen Goodner as a spotlighted artist guest! Imaginarium Convention brings together creatives from all spheres of storytelling, encompassing books, film and tv, gaming, comics/graphic novels and more, and we are very excited to have Kevlen joining us for our 5th anniversary event! A teacher of illustration, Kevlen will be participating in our nationally-acclaimed programming and attendees are going to really enjoy meeting him! About Kevlen Goodner: Kevlen Goodner (The Illest-Strator) is a highly skilled sequential artist, TedX storyteller, and technically gifted draftsman. His ability to capture gestures, along with his eye for rendering detailed humanRead More →

Imaginarium 2018 is proud to welcome Safiya Nawaar, Lady Safiya Seraphine Lovelace, for a special performance at our Awards Banquet in addition to a prime bellydance workshop with a steampunk and funk twist! Attendees will love the performance, and the workshop will be fantastic for those who are into Cosplay or would like to explore the world of bellydancing! We are thrilled to have Safiya aboard the Imaginarium family!  Be sure to check out her Arabesque World Dance in Lexington, Ky! Steampunk Funk – Theatrical Fusion Bellydance Workshop at Imaginarium 2018! Every Cos-play Character needs a little bit of personality, attitude and character development toRead More →

The Imaginarium Convention is proud to welcome Retro Rewind, a great retro gaming store that is coming aboard with us to run several retro gaming stations as part of Imaginarium 2018’s Gaming Area! Attendees can look forward to having a lot of fun revisiting and exploring some classic gaming systems throughout the Imaginarium weekend! Retro Rewind is going to be a wonderful addition to the Imaginarium family and we are thrilled to have them joining us! About Retro Rewind: Retro Rewind LLC is Lexington’s retro gaming HQ. dealing in Atari, Nintendo, Sega, Playstation, Xbox, collectibles, and accessories, plus so much more! Offering wide variety ofRead More →

Imaginarium 2018 is proud to welcome Big Rentz as an official sponsor for our 5th anniversary coming this October 5-7 in Louisville Kentucky!  A full-service online equipment rental network that is a leader in its industry, Big Rentz is a wonderful addition to Imaginarium Convention’s sponsor family and we are thrilled to have them aboard with us!  Imaginarium is thankful for their support of professional creatives in becoming an official sponsor! About Big Rentz: BigRentz specializes in the rental of boom lifts, scissor lifts, forklifts, telehandlers, dirt and excavation equipment, and jobsite services to meet the needs of businesses and contractors alike. BigRentz is innovatingRead More →

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Imadjinn Awards! Both published and self-published authors are eligible for the 2018 awards, which will be given in 14 categories for works published for the first time during 2017. The Imadjinn Awards were introduced in 2016, the third year of the Imaginarium Convention, to recognize exceptional literary works in all genres. The 2018 awards will feature the selection of finalists in each category by the Imaginarium Awards Committee.  The works of the finalists will then be read and judged by the Imaginarium Awards Jury to determine the winners in each category. To make a nomination, please visit theRead More →

Imaginarium 2018 is proud to welcome NYT and USA Today best-selling author Robyn Peterman as our Guest of Honor! Robyn is a fantastic writer of paranormal and contemporary romances who is well-loved by readers all around the world! With her exceptional skill set in writing and a keen understanding of today’s independent publishing climate, Robyn is going to be a tremendous addition to the Imaginarium Convention family and we are thrilled to have her with us this year! About Robyn Peterman: NYT and USA Today best selling author, Robyn Peterman writes because the people inside her head won’t leave her alone until she gives themRead More →

Imaginarium 2018 is proud to welcome award-winning, bestselling author Deborah LeBlanc as an Imaginator Guest! From her many thrilling, paranormal-themed novels, to her expertise as a private investigator and paranormal investigator, to the upcoming television show “Through the Veil” that she is a principle in, Deborah will be a tremendous addition to Imaginarium Convention’s renowned panel and workshop programming! Imaginarium is thrilled to have Deborah joining us for our 5th Anniversary event, this October 5-7 in Louisville, Kentucky! About Deborah LeBlanc: Deborah LeBlanc is an award-winning, bestselling author and business owner from Lafayette, Louisiana. She is also a licensed death scene investigator, a private investigator,Read More →

Imaginarium 2018 is proud to welcome New York Times and USA Today bestselling romance/multi-genre author Teresa Reasor as a spotlighted author guest this October 5-7 in Louisville, KY! Having been published in a wide range of genres, Teresa brings a great perspective and high level of expertise to Imaginarium’s renowned programming! Approachable and always willing to share her insights, Teresa is definitely an Imaginarium favorite and we are thrilled to have her back for our fifth anniversary! About Teresa: New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Teresa Reasor was born in Southeastern Kentucky, but grew up a Marine Corps brat. The love of readingRead More →

Imaginarium 2018 is proud to welcome New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Romance Author J.M Madden as an Imaginator Guest! From the craft of writing to the industry, J.M brings an exceptional level of knowledge and perspective to Imaginarium’s renowned programming, and exemplifies the Imaginarium spirit in her willingness to offer guidance and share wisdom to authors and creatives just beginning their journeys. Imaginarium Convention is excited to have J.M with us for our 5th anniversary, this October 5-7 in Louisville, Kentucky! About J.M Madden: NY Times and USA Today Bestselling author J.M. Madden writes compelling romances between ‘combat modified’ military men and theRead More →

Imaginarium 2018 is proud to welcome Bram Stoker Award®-winning Author and Editor Michael Knost as a spotlighted guest for 2018!  An Imaginarium Convention favorite, Michael brings a wealth of literary and industry expertise to Imaginarium’s highly-acclaimed panel and workshop programming.  Attendees can look forward to meeting Michael and having the opportunity to learn from him in our milestone 5th year! About Michael Knost: Michael Knost is a Bram Stoker Award®-winning editor and author of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and supernatural thrillers. He has written in various genres and helmed several anthologies. His Writers Workshop of Horror won the 2009 Bram Stoker Award® in England for superiorRead More →