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: 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 2016 proudly welcomes Tim Waggoner as an author guest for the event this coming October 7-9 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. An author of over thirty novels and three short story collections, Tim’s work also includes media-tie ins for popular franchises such as Supernatural, Grimm, the X-Files, Doctor Who, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Transformers, and others. A full-time professor in creative writing, Tim is exceptional with workshops and panels, and attendees of Imaginarium will have a tremendous opportunity to meet and learn from one of the best in the writing business this coming October! We are thrilled to have TimRead More →

Imaginarium 2016 proudly welcomes Maurice Broaddus as an author guest for the event this coming October 7-9 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.  A highly-acclaimed author and editor in speculative fiction, Maurice is an Imaginator alumnus with us and we are thrilled to be having him back with us.  Attendees are going to love meeting and interacting with Maurice and he is going to be an exceptional addition to this year’s panel and workshop programming. About Maurice: Maurice Broaddus’ fiction has been published in numerous venues, including Asimov’s Science Fiction, Lightspeed Magazine, Cemetery Dance, Apex Magazine, and Weird Tales Magazine. He co-edited Streets ofRead More →

Imaginarium 2016 is proud to welcome award-winning publisher, editor and writer Jason Sizemore as an Imaginator Guest this October 7-9 in Louisville, Kentucky at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The founder of Apex Book Company, Jason is one of the best in the business when it comes to the book publishing world and his participation in Imaginarium will be a fantastic opportunity for attendees to meet and learn from a true maverick and visionary in the industry. An exceptional writer and three-time Hugo Award-nominated editor, Jason’s range of talent and experience will be a wonderful addition to the 2016 event! About Jason Sizemore:  Raised in theRead More →

Imaginarium 2016 is proud to welcome best-selling author Brian Keene as a Guest of Honor! A winner of numerous awards, Brian writing includes novels, short fiction and comic books. His work focuses on the horror, crime, and dark fantasy genres. Several novels have been developed for film or are currently in development, and he has also written for several media properties such as Doctor Who, The X-Files, Hellboy, Masters of the Universe, and Superman. His 2003 novel, The Rising, is often credited (along with Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic and Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later film) with inspiring pop culture’s current interest in zombies.Read More →

Imaginarium 2015 is one week away!  From NYT/USA Today bestselling authors to a live concert, masquerade/costume contest, to a platinum-level Magic the Gathering tournament, Imaginarium has something for everyone!  Be sure to register today!  Full weekend registrations and day passes are available.   Read More →

Imaginarium 2015 proudly welcomes author Tim Waggoner as an Imaginator for this year’s event!  From his extensive body of work including over 30 published novels, to his work on licensed tie-ins to major TV shows such as Grimm, Supernatural, and the X-Files, Tim brings a tremendous background and perspective into Imaginarium’s extensive creative writing programming. Attendees will be able to benefit directly from Tim as he will be conducting a special writing workshop at Imaginarium, as well as participating on panels and being featured in a spotlighted Q and A session. About Tim Waggoner: Tim Waggoner has published more than thirty novels and three storyRead More →

Lucy A. Snyder to Attend Imaginarium 2014! Imaginarium 2014 is proud to welcome Bram Stoker-Award-winning author Lucy A. Snyder, who will be participating in Imaginarium’s programming and offering a premium workshop! About: Lucy A. Snyder is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of the novels Spellbent, Shotgun Sorceress, Switchblade Goddess, and the collections Orchid Carousals, Sparks and Shadows, Chimeric Machines, and Installing Linux on a Dead Badger. She will have two new books out in 2014: Shooting Yourself in the Head For Fun and Profit: A Writer’s Guide will be released by Post Mortem Press, and her story collection Soft Apocalypses will be released by RawRead More →