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: To reserve expo space at the discount rate, please visit: And for those wishing to become a member of ourRead More →

We are very proud to announce our preliminary list of films to be screened at Imaginarium 2016, as well as our screenplay finalists! See the full list and more information here on our film festival page and be sure to check back soon for more updates!  Read More →

Imaginarium 2016 proudly welcomes Michael Williams as an author guest for the event this coming October 7-9 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.  A phenomenal writer with a career spanning four decades that began with being one of the first authors in the renowned DRAGONLANCE series, Michael has been published in several genres, with current projects underway in both fiction and non-fiction.  A gifted educator, Michael is a wonderful panelist and writing workshop presenter that we are thrilled to have with us at Imaginarium 2016! About Michael Williams:  Michael Williams began publishing novels in the DRAGONLANCE series back in the 1980s. In a careerRead More →

Imaginarium 2016 is proud to welcome back Loconeal Publishing as an official sponsor. A wonderful multi-genre small press publisher located out of Amherst, Ohio, Loconeal Publishing’s catalog spans the realms of both fiction and non-fiction. With a regular presence at conventions, fairs and events throughout the region, Loconeal Publishing’s consistent support and dedication to educational activities for writers make them a perfect fit as a legacy sponsor for the Imaginarium Convention! About Loconeal Publishing: Loconeal Publishing is a small-press publisher located in Amherst, Ohio. It is the mission of Loconeal Publishing to bring new, emerging, and experienced authors to readers locally and internationally. Loconeal PublishingRead More →

Imaginarium 2016 is proud to welcome back Hydra Publications as an official sponsor!  A fantastic small press publisher based out of Louisville, Kentucky, Hydra Publications has had a growing presence at book events throughout the region.  A proactive supporter of the indie press and author community, Hydra Publications reflects the ideals that Imaginarium represents and we could not be more proud to have them returning as a legacy sponsor! About Hydra Publications: Hydra Publications is a small press from the Louisville, Kentucky area, although our authors come from across the nation. At this time, our focus is on publishing speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, and horror) butRead More →

Imaginarium 2016 is proud to welcome Alliteration Ink as the latest member of our sponsor family. An exceptional award-winning small press publisher of anthologies, collections and novels, Alliteration Ink’s dedication to the craft of writing and quality releases make them a perfect fit for the mission of the Imaginarium Convention in helping writers advance on their path.   About Alliteration Ink: Alliteration Ink is a small publisher from Dayton, Ohio. They have published over 16 original and award-winning anthologies, collections, and novels. Notable examples include the twice-nominated Eighth Day Genesis as a worldbuilding guide for writers and gamemasters, the award-winning Steampunk World, and genre-twisting anthologiesRead More →

Imaginarium 2016 is proud to welcome Charon Coin Press as the latest member of our sponsor family. With increasing awareness of its State of Horror anthology series, Charon Coin Press is a fantastic publisher of speculative fiction that we are proud to have with us as an official sponsor for the third year of the nation’s premier creative writing convention. About Charon Coin Press: Charon, the mythical ferryman of the river Styx, pay him your coin and he would take you across the river to the underworld. Seems only fitting to name a press that will take readers on journeys through new worlds, horrifying minds,Read More →

Imaginarium 2016 is proud to welcome Per Bastet Publications as an official sponsor!  A wonderful small press from southern Indiana, Per Bastet returns as a member of the Imaginarium sponsor family for the third straight year, helping us take the next steps forward in the evolution of the nation’s premiere creative writing convention. About Per Bastet Publications: Per Bastet Publications is a small press publishing house based in southern Indiana. Our staff collectively have over 50 years experience in professional writing, editing, production and marketing. We publish books which don’t necessarily follow popular trends, and might not get the attention they deserve at a larger house.Read More →

Just announced at the Imaginarium 2015 Awards Banquet, for the Imaginarium 2015 Film Festival: Best Feature Overall: Paternity Leave Best Feature Overall Runner-up: Rangers Best Genre Feature: Rangers Best Genre Feature Runner-up: Magnetic Best Non-Genre Feature: Paternity Leave Best Non-Genre Feature Runner-up: Redemption of Benjamin Black Best Short Film Overall: Fast Zombies Suck Best Short Film Overall Runner-up: Leah Not Leia Best Short Film Genre: Fast Zombies Suck Best Short Film Genre Runner-up: Tailypo Best Short Film Non-Genre: Leah Not Leia Best Short Film Non-Genre Runner-up: Forward Until Found Best Documentary: #allweknowislame Best Documentary Runner-up: Letters to Daniel: A One Woman Show Best Direction: MagneticRead More →

Full Imaginarium Schedule Available For Browsing From panels and workshops, to live music, Q&A’s, and live readings…from gaming and a film festival to an expo and costume contest/masquerade…Imaginarium offers attendees a lot do explore and participate in. See the full schedule with times and room listings on the website under Programming or you can also use the EventBase app for smartphones! Get ready to enter the Imaginarium this coming weekend in Louisville, Ky!Read More →