For Immediate Release December 15, 2017 Imaginarium Convention is proud to announce Imaginarium Initiative, a year-round program that will be dedicated to bringing support in the form of new books, materials relating to creative arts, and educational/vocational opportunities to youth and communities in need. Now in its fifth year, Imaginarium Convention is an annual event founded and developed by Seventh Star Press that takes place in Louisville, Kentucky. Imaginarium Convention is centered around the world of creative writing and creatives of all kinds; including writers, filmmakers, artists, game designers, musicians, and other creatives. A three-day event featuring over 140 panels and workshops, plus a bookRead More →

Imaginarium 2018 is proud to announce Christopher Saint Booth as an Imaginator Guest! An exceptionally-talented creative with a host of awards and accolades in many areas, Christopher is a tremendous example of the kind of spirit that Imaginarium Convention represents. We are thrilled to have Christopher joining us for our 5th year, and we know that our attendees will love meeting him and learning about all the areas he is active in! About Christopher: The multi-talented Christopher Saint Booth is an award-winning author, artist, musician, photographer, producer, director, composer and production designer of films, TV, and documentaries for outlets such as SyFy Channel, Chiller, NBC Universal, SonyRead More →

The Imaginarium Convention is proud to announce “Return to Freedom” by Bristol Mac Donald as the recipient of a 2017 Imadjinn Award for Best Screenplay! A high number of entries and the competitive nature of the category involving screenplays that have not yet been produced resulted in a slightly extended judging period, in addition to a decision to recognize 3 runner-ups in this category. The final award recognitions for the 2017 Imadjinn Award for Best Screenplay are as follows: 2017 Imadjinn Award for Best Screenplay “Return to Freedom” by Bristol Mac Donald First Runner-up “Under the Helmet” by Todd Bird Second Runner-Up “Swimming with the Sharks”Read More →

Want to be a an official panelist/guest in 2018? Imaginarium 2017 was our best yet, and we’ve got lots of great things in store for Imaginarium 2018 which will take place October 5-7 next year! If you would like to be an official panelist/guest, the guest application for 2018 is now active. We are looking for authors, editors, publishers, screenwriters, filmmakers, bloggers, artists, songwriters, game designers, comic/graphic novel creators, and all kinds of pro creatives! To fill out a guest application, visit: http://www.entertheimaginarium.com/guest-reg/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 →

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 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 has one of the nation’s strongest creative writing programming offerings.  Our extensive array of panels and workshops are diverse, comprehensive, and in step with the issues facing today’s creative writing world.  Please take a look through what we have planned for this year and we are confident that you will agree that Imaginarium’s programming far exceeds that of many writers conferences charging hundreds of dollars per registration.  Take a look at the link below! 2016 Panel and Workshop DescriptionsRead More →

Imaginarium 2016 is proud to announce a tremendous new addition to our entertainment programming for the weekend… Wings of Flight! A full evening of entertainment is set for the first night of the convention, Friday, October 7. Part one of Wings of Flight will be Music and Mayhem, an all-ages show featuring magician Richard Cross, a filk concert by bestselling fantasy author C.S. Marks, and other guests TBA. Then…later in the evening we will have the 2nd half of Wings of Flight, The Imaginarium Cabaret, a magic and burlesque show featuring Big Daddy Cool and the Bombshell Kittens (The Imaginarium Cabaret will be limited toRead More →