Imaginarium 2017 is proud to welcome Redfin to our family of sponsors!  Redfin is an innovative company with full-service, local agents using modern technology to sell homes to thousands of customers each year.  We deeply appreciate Redfin’s support of creative artists, communities, and industries.  We are thrilled to have Redfin in our sponsor family! Redfin are full-service, local agents who get to know you over coffee and on home tours, and they use online tools to make you smarter and faster. More than 10,000 customers buy or sell a home with Redfin each year. Visit their official site for the Louisville area at: https://www.redfin.com/city/12262/KY/Louisville  Read More →

Imaginarium 2017 is proud to welcome Bram Stoker Award®-winning editor and author Michael Knost as our Guest of Honor! In addition to his numerous professional accolades as an editor and author in a multitude of genres, Michael is renowned internationally for his gifts as an instructor and workshop presenter in the creative writing world. He is a perfect example of what Imaginarium Convention is all about and we could not be more happy to have Michael Knost recognized as our Guest of Honor for 2017! About Michael Knost: Michael Knost is a Bram Stoker Award®-winning editor and author of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and supernaturalRead More →

Imaginarium 2017 is proud to announce that award-winning author Tim Waggoner will be a spotlighted guest this year at the nation’s premier creative writing convention! The author of over 40 novels and a full-time tenured professor who teaches creative writing, Tim is an incredible guest that Imaginarium attendees will love! We are honored to have Tim with us for this year’s programming and activities! See Tim’s page on the official Imaginarium Convention site at: http://www.entertheimaginarium.com/tim-waggoner/Read More →

Imaginarium Convention is proud to welcome Healing Hands Entertainment as a returning sponsor for 2017! Healing Hands Entertainment has been a legacy sponsor with Imaginarium Convention, having been with us since our first year! We are thrilled to have them back aboard for our 4th year, joining our other legacy sponsors such as Hydra Publications and Per Bastet Publications! About Healing Hands Entertainment: Healing Hands Entertainment has grown from a simple two woman operation to include a creative family of actors, actresses, cinematographers, editors and composers. Award winning writers and filmmakers Amy McCorkle and Melissa Goodman strive to grow with each project. Currently on theRead More →

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 →

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 →