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Author Con III: Scares That Care

A three-day celebration focusing on some of the best and brightest authors in the business. Hosted By Brian Keene

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Williamsburg: 50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185

For more info click here.

Friday, April 12, 2024 - 12:00am to Sunday, April 14, 2024 - 12:00pm

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Ghost Story Weekend!

Spend the weekend in Salem, “one of the most haunted cities in the country” (CNN), fictionalized as Arkham, the setting of over a dozen Lovecraft stories/novellas, and widely noted for the infamous witch trials of 1692, when more than 200 people were accused of practicing devil’s magic. Hole up in a huge (haunted?) cabin outside of town, with a wraparound porch and views of the sea, to write/workshop campfire stories with “horror-drunk storytelling virtuoso” (Time Out New York) Clay McLeod Chapman, which Esquire Magazine just credited with shaping “horror’s new Golden Age,” and Rutgers Creative Writing professor Alex Dawson.

For more info and registration, click here.

Friday, March 22, 2024 - 12:00am to Sunday, March 24, 2024 - 12:00pm

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Salon Saturday: A Night of Horror

​In this salon, we’re excited to host two notable horror writers, Sam Rebelein and Clay McLeod Chapman, in conversation with Hudson Valley horror maven, Christine Harrold.

  • Stanza Books 508 Main St.Beacon, NY 12508

For more info click here.

Saturday, March 9, 2024 - 9:24am

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Scarelastic Book Fair

Scarlet Lane Brewing Company will host the second Scarelastic Book Fair on March 2nd, 2024. This event is a macabre love letter to the classic Scholastic Book Fair… at the Official Beer of Horror!

Guests include NYT bestselling Daniel Kraus (Whalefall), Grady Hendrix (My Best Friend’s Exorcism), John Langan (The Fisherman), Cynthia Pelayo (Children of Chicago), Maureen Kilmer (Suburban Hell), Clay McLeod Chapman (Ghost Eaters), Eric LaRocca (Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke), Lora Senf (The Clackity), Todd Keisling (Scanlines), Laurel Hightower (Crossroads), Hailey Piper (The Worm and His Kings), Ally Malinenko (Ghost Girl), Andy Davidson (The Hollow Kind), Jenny Kiefer (This Wretched Valley), Jonathan Janz (The Dismembered), Michael J. Seidlinger (Anybody Home?), Tim Waggoner (Halloween Kills), Butcher Cabin Books, Grindhouse Press (C.V. Hunt and Andersen Prunty), Tenebrous Press, Clash Books, Alex Ebenstein/Dread Stone Press, and more! Authors/Publishers will have books on hand to purchase/sign. Attendees are able to bring in books to have signed as well.

The Scarelastic Book Fair is free to attend from 12pm-6pm. It’s a 21+ event as it takes place in a brewery. Register by clicking here.

Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 12:00am to 12:00pm

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Exploring the Horror Studies Collection at the University of Pittsburgh

James Chambers moderates a discussion of the Horror Studies Collection in the Archive at University of Pittsburgh with Collection Coordinator Ben Rubin and Linda D. Addison, Clay McLeod Chapman, Lisa Morton, Tim Waggoner, and L. Marie Wood, whose papers reside in this collection.

FEBRUARY 11, 2024, 8 P.M., ET

For more info click here.

Sunday, February 11, 2024 - 8:00pm to 9:20pm

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Boo’s and Brews at Necromantic Brewery Co.

Boo’s and Brews at Necromantic Brewery Co. (Offsite)

Thursday, February 8, at 7:00 p.m.

Winter is traditionally the time to tell scary stories! Join master Horror Authors Clay McLeod Chapman and Robert P. Ottone for an evening of thrills and chills for a live storytelling event at Necromantic Brew Co. in Farmingdale – a Horror Themed Bar. Event will be located at 253 Main St, Farmingdale, NY 11735

For more info click here.

Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 7:00pm to 9:17pm

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12/19: NYC: Brooklyn, Books & Booze!

Brooklyn Books & Booze @ Barrow’s Intense! Each month we feature three or four different authors of different genres — science-fiction, fantasy, horror, young adult, mystery, humor … the sky’s the limit!

December 19

E.C. Ambrose
Meg Elison
Alex Shvartsman
Clay McLeod Chapman

Barrow’s Intense Tasting Room: 86 34th Street, Brooklyn, NY

For more info click here.

Tuesday, December 19, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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11/3-11/4: RVA: Halloween Hangover 2

​The return of Halloween Hangover at B&N Libbie Place! We’ll see you in Richmond once again!

Friday, November 3, 2023 - 12:00am to Saturday, November 4, 2023 - 12:00pm

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10/26: NYC: Horror in Literature at the Strand Book Store!

Panel: Horror Literature in 2023

Horror writers Nat Cassidy, Clay McLeod Chapman, Rachel Harrison and Erin E. Adams discuss horror literature in 2023.

Join us for an in-person event with horror writers Nat Cassidy, Clay McLeod Chapman, Rachel Harrison and Erin E. Adams for a panel discussion on horror literature in 2023. This event will be hosted in the Strand Book Store’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at 828 Broadway on 12th Street.

For more info click here.

Thursday, October 26, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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10/20-10/21: CT: StoryFest!

StoryFest 2023

Connecticut’s Largest Literary Festival

October 20-22, 2023

StoryFest is…

... A multi-day, genre-spanning literary festival, now in its sixth year.

… The largest literary festival in the state of Connecticut.

… A celebration of the story in all its forms, and storytellers from across all media.

… Where you can hear award-winning and debut authors talk about their work and books they have coming out this fall.

For more info click here.

Friday, October 20, 2023 - 12:00am to Saturday, October 21, 2023 - 12:00pm

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10/19: OH: Oh, the Horror!

Ghosts, Gothics & Grief: Clay McLeod Chapman in Conversation

Thursday, October 19, 7 p.m.
Library Center auditorium
Springfield, Ohio

Acclaimed author Clay McLeod Chapman’s “Ghost Eaters” explores the appeal and cost of lifting the veil between the living and the dead, while his newest novel, “What Kind of Mother,” mixes supernatural horror, Southern Gothic and domestic suspense to explore parental grief. Join Chapman for a discussion about how we are all haunted — by the ghosts of regret, the shadows of grief, the horrors of history — and how exploring what frightens us can connect us. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

For more info click here.

Thursday, October 19, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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10/17: Books In Exile w/ Gus Moreno!

Authors on Tap: Clay McLeod Chapman and Gus MorenoTuesday October 17th, 2023 @ 7:00PM - 8:00 PM

Please join us in person on Tuesday, October 17th at 7:00pm central to help celebrate Clay McLeod Champan‘s new novel, What Kind of Mother. Clay will be in conversation with Exile MVP Gus Moreno!

For more info click here.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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10/17: Books In Exile w/ Gus Moreno!

Authors on Tap: Clay McLeod Chapman and Gus MorenoTuesday October 17th, 2023 @ 7:00PM - 8:00 PM

Please join us in person on Tuesday, October 17th at 7:00pm central to help celebrate Clay McLeod Champan‘s new novel, What Kind of Mother. Clay will be in conversation with Exile MVP Gus Moreno!

For more info click here.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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10/14: NJ: Scary Stories Book Festival

Scary Stories Book Fest

Horror Bookfest. Meet 23 horror authors, get signed books, hear readings, and check out the vendors.

Capitoline: 639 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ

Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

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10/4: PA: Reading/signing with Chuck Wendig!

Join us in welcoming horror writer Clay McLeod Chapman as he returns to The Doylestown Bookshop to discuss and sign What Kind Of Mother with NYT Bestselling author Chuck Wendig at The Doylestown Bookshop on Wednesday, October 4th, 2023, at 6:00 PM.

*If you would like to order a signed copy of the author’s books, add the quantity you would like to the cart below. If you would like a personalized copy of the book, please note who you would like the book inscribed in the order comments section at checkout.

For more info click here.

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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9/30: MA: Spooktastic Book Fair

The Spooktastic Book Fair

Join us for a spooktacular book fair at 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, USA! Get ready for a frightfully fun day filled with books, treats, and literary adventures. Whether you’re a bookworm or just looking for some Halloween-themed reads, this event is perfect for all ages. Browse through a wide selection of spine-chilling novels, thrilling mysteries, and enchanting tales. Don’t forget to dress up in your favorite costume and participate in our ghoulishly delightful activities. It’s going to be a boo-tiful day at The Spooktastic Book Fair! Names include Eric LaRocca, Gretchen Felker, Clay McLeod Chapman & more!

Meet over 15 horror authors, get your books signed and take pictures! Get a tarot reading and enjoy a beer from the beer garden!

24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, USA

For more info click here.

Saturday, September 30, 2023 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

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9/29: NH: In conversation w/ Chuck Wendig at Gibson’s!

A horror event months in the making, where Bookseller Ryan has finally arranged an event between her friends, horror writers Clay McLeod Chapman (What Kind of Mother, Ghost Eaters), and Chuck Wendig (Black River Orchard, Wanderers, The Book of Accidents)! It took some serious wheedling to get their tour dates aligned up, and we’re so grateful to their enthusiastic publicists moving heaven and earth to make this happen, as these two horror heavyweights, with two new horror novels that made Ryan’s skin crawl (in the BEST way) bring us an event blending haunted apples, bottom feasting crabs, and the horrors of parenting and love.

Can’t make this event? Order a book through our website, and leave your signing and/or personalization request in the order notes!

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Event date:

Friday, September 29, 2023 - 7:00pm

Event address:

45 South Main St

Concord, NH 03301

For more info click here.

Friday, September 29, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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9/28: MA: Reading/signing at B&N Hingham!

Clay Chapman’s books have a way of making you hold your breath. Grief and loss are common themes in fiction, but put in the hands of Chapman and the world goes even more out of balance — exactly what we look for in a horror novel.

Enjoy your evening, with a warm fall beverage from the cafe, as you listen to Clay read and answer questions on his new book.

Hingham

The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300

Hingham, MA 02043(781) 749-3319

For more info click here.

Thursday, September 28, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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9/26: NYC: In conversation w/ Nat Cassidy at Books Are Magic!

[IN-STORE MONTAGUE] Clay McLeod Chapman: What Kind of Mother w/ Nat Cassidy. Tuesday September 26th, 2023 @ 7:00PM - 8:00 PM

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Nicholas Sparks meets The Empty Man in this modern Southern Gothic horror about a palm reader swept up in a disturbing missing-child case with a twist you won’t see coming.

After striking out on her own as a teen mom, Madi Price is forced to return to her hometown of Brandywine, Virginia, with her seventeen-year-old daughter. With nothing to her name, she scrapes together a living as a palm reader at the local farmers market.

It’s there that she connects with old high school flame Henry McCabe, now a reclusive local fisherman whose infant son, Skyler, went missing five years ago. Everyone in town is sure Skyler is dead, but when Madi reads Henry’s palm, she’s haunted by strange and disturbing visions that suggest otherwise. As she follows the thread of these visions, Madi discovers a terrifying nightmare waiting at the center of the labyrinth—and it’s coming for everyone she holds dear.

Combining supernatural horror with domestic suspense into a visceral exploration of parental grief, What Kind of Mother cements Clay McLeod Chapman’s reputation as a “star” (Vulture) and “the twenty-first century’s Richard Matheson” (Richard Chizmar, Chasing the Boogeyman).

For tix and more info click here.

Tuesday, September 26, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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9/23-9/24: GA: Broadleaf Writers Conference

The 8th Annual Broadleaf Writers Conference returns to the Decatur Library in Decatur, Georgia on September 23-24, 2023! With one of the strongest list of authors you will ever find at a conference, a fabulous list of agents and publisher representatives, educational panels and workshops, and plenty of opportunities to meet (even online!) and share your work, the 8th Annual Broadleaf Writers Conference will offer you all that you need to refine and improve your craft and get you on the road toward publication!

For more info click here.

Saturday, September 23, 2023 - 12:00am to Sunday, September 24, 2023 - 12:00pm

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9/21: GA: In conversation w/ Andy Davidson at Eagle Eye!

Horror author Clay Mcleod Chapman arrives at Eagle Eye for a terrifying evening celebrating the release of his newest novel, What Kind of Mother. Combining traditions of Southern Gothic, supernatural horror and domestic suspense, Clay’s new novel is a must-read for horror fans of all stripes. He will be in conversation with Bram Stoker Award-nominated author Andy Davidson for a discussion and Q&A.

The event will take place on Thursday, September 21 at Eagle Eye Book Shop, beginning at 7pm. There will be copies of the book available for purchase at the event. We hope to see you there!

For more info click here.

Thursday, September 21, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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9/19: NYC: Rachel Harrison launches BLACK SHEEP w/ Clay McLeod Chapman

Join Barnes & Noble Tribeca on September 19th for a discussion and live signing as we welcome national bestselling author Rachel Harrison to celebrate the release of BLACK SHEEP. She will be in conversation with author Clay McLeod Chapman for this special event.

A cynical twentysomething must confront her unconventional family’s dark secrets in this fiery, irreverent horror novel from the author of Such Sharp Teeth and Cackle.

For more info click here.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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9/16: NYS: Guest bookseller at Transom Books!

​For two whole hours, I’ll be a guest bookseller at Transom Books in Tarrytown, NY!

Clay will be at Transom in person on Sept 16, signing his new book WHAT KIND OF MOTHER - first 50 copies sold receive an exclusive, signed keepsake.

23 Main Street

Tarrytown, NY 10591 [map]
914.848.4232
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Saturday, September 16, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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9/14: MD: Reading at C. Burr Artz Public Library/Curious Iguana!

Join us as we welcome Clay McLeod Chapman to Frederick to celebrate the release of his southern gothic horror, What Kind of Mother. Clay will discuss What Kind of Mother, answer questions, and sign books.

This event is presented in partnership with Frederick County Public Libraries. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

C. Burr Artz Public Library

110 E Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

For more info click here.

Thursday, September 14, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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9/13: MD: Charm City Books w/ Ronald Malfi!

Joining us for this unforgettable evening on September 13th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the enchanting Wico St. Brewery in Pigtown are Clay McLeod Chapman (Ghost Eaters, Wendel and Wild, Marvel Comics), with fellow horror writers David Simmons (Baltimore), and Ronald Malfi (Frederick). All three writers will share excerpts from their newest books, underscored by the atmospheric rock of PA trio, Witch Weather.

For more info click here.

Wico St. Brewery, nestled in the heart of Pigtown, sets the stage for an evening that intertwines literature and music. With a selection of crafted brews and an eerie ambiance, the brewery provides the perfect backdrop for exploring the darker side of storytelling.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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9/12: RVA: Reading at Fountain Bookstore!

What Kind of Mother Launch with Clay McLeod Chapman!

Tuesday September 12th, 2023 @ 6:00PM - 7:30 PM

Former Richmonder Clay McLeod Chapman returns with a launch party for his newest, What Kind of Mother. Clay will be in conversation with Ryan Kent at the store.

Free. Registration required. To register and for more info click here.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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11/19: Los Angeles: GHOST EATERS at Dark Delicacies

​Ghost Eaters comes to the West Coast, compliments of Dark Delicacies!

For more info, click here.

Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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11/12: MA: GHOST EATERS in Hingham

Saturday, November 12, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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11/4-11/5: RVA: Halloween Hangover at B&N Libbie

Continue your spooky season beyond Halloween and join Barnes & Noble Libbie Place on November 4th, 4-8PM and November 5th, 12-5PM for a gathering of horror lovers.

-Signed Copies
-Author Panels
-Readings
-Q&A
-Podcast Host- The Curator of Horror!
-and More!

Friday Authors: Rachel Harrison, Brian Keene, Clay McLeod Chapman, Richard Chizmar, Todd Keisling, Michael J. Seidlinger, Mike Allen, Preston Fassel, RJ Joseph, John Edward Lawson, Mary SanGiovanni, Greg Stumbo, D. Alexander Ward, & Rus Wornom

Saturday Authors: Rachel Harrison, Brian Keene, Clay McLeod Chapman, Brian McAuley, Sarah Glenn Marsh, Michael J. Seidlinger, Nat Cassidy, Mike Allen, Preston Fassel, J.S. Furlong, Donnie Goodman, RJ Joseph, Todd Keisling, John Edward Lawson, Mary SanGiovanni, Wesley Southard, Greg Stumbo, T. Marie Vandelly, D. Alexander Ward, L. Marie Wood, & Rus Wornom

For more info, click here.

Friday, November 4, 2022 - 12:00am to Saturday, November 5, 2022 - 12:00pm

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11/1: Days of the Dead Festival

Dip into tales both spooky and ooky as author Clay McLeod Chapman, creator of Horse Trade’s long-running Pumpkin Pie Show, returns to UNDER St. Marks to spin a few new yarns. For more info click here.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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10/30: KY: Reading at Butcher Cabin Books!

Louisville! Clay McLeod Chapman will be reading from his new novel GHOST EATERS! Come see him at Butcher Cabin Books. For more info click here.

Sunday, October 30, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00am

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10/30: KY: Ghost Eaters at B&N

Sunday, October 30, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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10/29: Houston Alamo: Look Alive! w/ Clay McLeod Chapman

Head to the Alamo LaCenterra on Saturday, October 29 for two events hosted by Clay McLeod Chapman, author of WHISPER DOWN THE LANE, THE REMAKING and GHOST EATERS.

Brazos Bookstore will be on hand beginning at 5 PM to sell copies of Clay’s books, in which Clay will be on hand to sign.

THE SHINING - Saturday, October 29 at 6 PM

STANLEY KUBRICK’S DEFT SYMPHONY OF TERROR, PRESENTED IN 4K

An alcoholic, out-of-work teacher takes a job as the wintertime caretaker of a snowy resort. He brings his wife and young son with him. He wants to get some writing done. Things take a very dark turn…

THE SHINING is Stanley Kubrick’s chilling symphony of deft manipulation: Wendy Carlos’s score alternating with Ligeti compositions, Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall’s push-and-pull performances, and the omniscient Steadicam taking the whole thing in. THE SHINING transcends any trappings of paperback adaptation or genre exercise to become one of the most elementally terrifying works of art of the twentieth century.

Come lose yourself in its marvelous madness on the big screen – where it forever belongs. This 4K presentation of THE SHINING has been meticulously remastered and restored, sourced from the film’s original camera negative.

ALL-NIGHT HULLABALOO - Saturday, October 29 at 9 PM

LEAP INTO HALLOWEEN WITH A TWELVE-HOUR HORROR MOVIE MARATHON!

Join us for a twelve-hour horror movie marathon beginning at 9 PM and ending (more or less) at 9 AM on Sunday, October 30. You’ll get a whole evening of mystery horror films packed into one nerve-shattering evening of surprises. One surprise revealed: Our first film has been selected by Clay McLeod Chapman. Classic movies, underseen gems, sneak previews of upcoming fright fests - this festival has it all! And more. Special note: A limited menu will be available to order from during the time between midnight and 9 AM.

Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

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10/27: Book Banter (virtual)

Book Banter with Clay McLeod Chapman

We are thrilled to welcome horror author Clay McLeod Chapman to Book Banter! Book Banter is a fun, interactive (you can ask questions and we will answer them during the event), event that streams live. Join the conversation on Facebook or YouTube!

For more info, click here.

Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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10/20: MD: Camp Fire Tales w/ Ronald Malfi

Charm City Books presents Camp Fire Tales:

An evening of haunting yarns in the enchanted garden of Culinary Architecture.

Fans of SNICK and The Midnight Society know sharing spooky tales in the shadows before a roaring campfire is the ideal way of getting into the spirit of Halloween.

Guests will be visited by the spirits of Clay Mcleod Chapman (Ghost Eaters, pub. 9-20-22) and Ronald Malfi (Ghoswritten, pub 10-11-22). There will be seasonal drink specials and snacks available to enjoy created especially by Sylva (founder of culinary architecture) for this phantasmagoric occasion.

After Clay and Ronald share excerpts from their new ghoulish manifestos, the authors will take questions from the audience and be available for signing and personalizing copies of their books for anyone in attendance.

The event is free to attend but space is limited. If you’d like to make sure you reserve your seat for you and a guest or your family you’ll need to purchase a ticket on this site.

Purchase Tickets Here

The price of the ticket includes, A copy of one or more of the books by the two authors, a seasonal beverage and snack, and a rekindled fear of the unseen creepys that go bump in the night.

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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10/15: Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival

The return of the greatest one-day Halloween book festival, dedicated to horror, dark fantasy, and crime fiction, and featuring dozens of authors from global bestsellers to local independent writers and artists.

Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main Street, Haverhill, MA. For more info click here.

Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

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10/14: Rhode Island: Ghost Eaters reading

Clay McLeod Chapman (Ghost Eaters) Author Talk and Q&A

Savoy Bookshop & Café presents an author talk and Q&A with Clay McLeod Chapman for the new book, Ghost Eaters.

Savoy Bookshop and Café: 10 Canal St. Westerly, RI 02891

For more info, click here.

Friday, October 14, 2022 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

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10/13: Print: A (Virtual) Conversation w/ Andy Davidson

VIRTUAL: Clay McLeod Chapman and Andy Davidson discuss THE HOLLOW KIND and GHOST EATERS

Andy Davidson’s epic horror novel about the spectacular decline of the Redfern family, haunted by an ancient evil. And from the acclaimed author of The Remaking and Whisper Down the Lane, the terrifying supernatural page-turner Ghost Eaters will make you think twice about opening doors to the unknown.

For more info click here.

Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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10/12: NYC: Fantastic Fiction at KGB Bar

Fantastic Fiction at KGB is a monthly speculative-fiction reading series held on the second Wednesday of every month originally at the KGB Bar in New York City, and now on YouTube, hosted by Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel.

Tonight’s readers include Clay McLeod Chapman (Ghost Eaters) and Meg Elison

For more info, click here.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


10/8: NYCC: Panels and signings!

I’ll be at New York Comic Con on Saturday! I’ll be signing at the Quirk Books booth as well as speaking on some kick-ass panels:

Saturday 10/8 at 2:15 PM: SPOOKS, SHIVERS AND SHRIEKS: HORROR
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Do you dare investigate these stories of werewolves, darkest desires, ghosts by the sea, Southern ghosts, and terrifying urban legends, guaranteed to raise a chill down your spine? Huddle together for safety with Princess Weekes (The MarySue) and Rachel Harrison (Such Sharp Teeth), Eric LaRocca (Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke), Clay McLeod Chapman (Ghost Eaters), Katrina Monroe (They Drown our Daughters), and Vincent Tirado (Burn Down, Rise Up).

For more info, click here.

Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 12:00am to 12:00pm

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10/5: NJ: Rahway Public Library

For more info click here.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

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10/4: VIRTUAL Tempe Library Interview

Join us for a virtual interview with horror author Clay McLeod Chapman about his new novel “Ghost Eaters”.

A terrifying supernatural page-turner that explores ghosts, grief, and God complexes.

When Erin learns that Silas discovered a drug that allowed him to see the dead, she doesn’t believe it’s real but agrees to a pill-popping “séance” to ease her guilt and pain. When she steps back into the real world, she starts to see ghosts from her southern hometown’s bloody and brutal past everywhere. Are the effects pharmacological or something more sinister? And will Erin be able to shut the Pandora’s box of horrors she’s opened? With propulsive momentum, bone-chilling scares, and dark meditations on the weight of history, this southern horror will make you think twice about opening doors to the unknown.

Register in Advance for this Meeting.

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcudeuvrDgjGtNRkcn5v5gp-kh6wT2eHKeO

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

For more info, click here.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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9/30: Conversation w/ Rachel Harrison (virtual)

​GHOST EATERS: CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN IN CONVERSATION WITH RACHEL HARRISON

This event takes place on crowdcast, Charis’ virtual event platform. Register here.

Charis welcomes Clay McLeod Chapman in conversation with Rachel Harrison for a celebration of Ghost Eaters: A Novel. From the acclaimed author of The Remaking and Whisper Down the Lane, this terrifying supernatural page-turner will make you think twice about opening doors to the unknown.

For more info, click here.

Friday, September 30, 2022 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

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9/29: Theodore’s Books Reading

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH, 7PM AT THEODORE’S BOOKS

Join Theodore’s Books in partnership with The Syosset Public Library, for an evening with author Clay McLeod Chapman as he discusses and signs copies of his new supernatural horror novel, Ghost Eaters. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is appreciated but not required.

For more info, click here.

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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9/25: Toronto: Word on the Street Festival signing

Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 12:00am to 12:00pm

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9/24: Toronto: Little Ghosts Books reading/signing

Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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9/22: RVA: Unhappy Hour at Poe Museum

​Join the Poe Museum for a far-out night full of live music, libations, and after-hours access to the grooviest museum in town!

Benchtop Brewing, Bryant’s Cider, and a selection of wines will be available for purchase ($6 pre-purchase, $7 at the event). Jam to the tunes of Elizabeth Wise & Her Guys. Can you dig it, man?

Author Clay McLeod Chapman will perform a reading of his new book Ghost Eaters, which takes place in Richmond. Clay McLeod Chapman writes novels, comic books, and children’s books, as well as for film and TV. He is the author of the horror novels The Remaking and Whisper Down the Lane. Visit him at claymcleodchapman.com.

It’s a miserable time from six to nine!

This event is a part of our centennial celebration.

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Related: GHOST EATERS: A Novel

9/21: NYC: Ghost Eaters book launch with Grady Hendrix!

​This will be a special night… Please come to the GHOST EATERS book launch party, where I’ll be in conversation with NY Times bestselling author Grady Hendrix!

Seating is extremely limited. You must register ahead of time. For more info, click here.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Related: GHOST EATERS: A Novel

9/10: Connecticut: StoryFest

(Never) Too Much Horror Business: A Panel on Dark Fiction

Horror is all the rage these days, and we’ve got some of the genre’s premier writers on hand to discuss the allure of dark fiction. Featuring Gus Moreno, Lorien Lawrence, Alexis Henderson, Clay McLeod Chapman, Isabel Cañas and John Palisano.

Reading Glasses ... LIVE!

Raise a glass to StoryFest weekend on Saturday, September 10, with specialty cocktails and Reading Glasses! Mallory O’Meara (James Beard Book Award-winning author) and Brea Grant (filmmaker and actress) bring their ultra-popular podcast, Reading Glasses, to the Library’s stage for a very special live event featuring guest stars Paul Tremblay, Stephen Graham Jones, Alexis Henderson, and Clay McLeod Chapman, and a virtual appearance by Sarah Gailey! Don’t miss the reception, which will feature signature drinks and small bites courtesy of Bill Taibe, 2021 Connecticut Restaurateur of the year and four-time James Beard Chef of the Year semifinalist.

For more info, click here.

Saturday, September 10, 2022 - 12:00am to 12:00pm

Related: GHOST EATERS: A Novel

Ghost Eaters at SDCC!

Pssst… Guess who’s going to San Diego Comic Con? Let’s get haunted!

SATURDAY

11:00AM - 12:00PM Crafting the Creepy Crawly and Throat-Clutching Moments Creators examine writing scenes of horror, from the slow build to the metaphorical jump scare. Get your spook on with Kiersten White (Hide), Anne Heltzel (Just Like Mother), Clay McLeod Chapman (Ghost Eaters), and moderator Maryelizabeth Yturralde. Room: 29AB.

Saturday, July 23, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Related: GHOST EATERS: A Novel

GhOST EATERS at ALA

Penguin Random House Library Marketing is headed to Washington, DC! Join us for galley giveaways, book buzzes, author events, and stop by Booth #1811 during ALA Annual 2022!

Clay McLeod Chapman

GHOST EATERS

Sunday, June 26th
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
PRH Booth Signing, Table TBA

For more info click here.

Sunday, June 26, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Related: GHOST EATERS: A Novel

Chattanooga Film Festival

I’ll be performing virtually at this year’s Chattanooga Film Festival!

The Pumpkin Pie Show: The Remaking with Clay McLeod Chapman

Clay McLeod Chapman’s live storytelling mind-frick THE PUMPKIN PIE SHOW has become a fan-favorite staple of our live CFF events for many years now, and it’s our supreme honor to bring the mad master storyteller back in 2022:

Inspired by a true story, this supernatural thriller is for fans of horror and true crime. In the 1930s, Ella Louise and her daughter Jessica are dragged from their home at the outskirts of Pilot’s Creek, Virginia, in the middle of the night. Ella Louise is accused of using her apothecary for witchcraft, and both are burned at the stake. Ella Louise’s burial site is never found, but the little girl has the most famous grave in the South: a steel-reinforced coffin surrounded by a fence of interconnected white crosses. Some wonder: If the mother was the witch, why is Jessica’s grave so tightly sealed?

For more info on how to stream this event, click here.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 12:00am to Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 12:00pm

Related: The Remaking: A Novel

AwesomeCon in DC!

I’ll be in DC for this year’s AwesomeCon!

WRITE WHAT SCARES YOU

Join our panel of writers as we discuss storytelling for the horror genre. We’ll dissect our favorite scare tactics across multiple mediums, including: movies, comics, podcasts, and novels. Moderated by Fangoria editor-in-chief Phil Nobile Jr. Panelists: Clay McLeod Chapman (Whisper Down the Lane, Tales From Beyond the Pale, The Remaking), Phil Nobile Jr. (Editor-in-Chief at Fangoria, Executive Producer of Horror Noire, Behind the Monsters), and Liz Reed (Bites of Terror, Cuddles and Rage).

For more info, click here.

Sunday, June 5, 2022 - 12:00am to 12:00pm

Related: Whisper Down the Lane: A Novel

Overlook Reading/Signing

The Garden District Book Shop will host renowned horror author, Clay McLeod Chapman for a reading and book signing of his book Whisper Down the Lane: A Novel on June 3 at 5:00 PM. Whisper Down the Lane is the pulse-pounding, true-crime-based horror novel inspired by the McMartin preschool trial and Satanic Panic of the ’80s. Chapman will read a selection from his book for guests and be available for a signing afterwards. The event is open to the public and books can be purchased at The Garden District Book Shop.

Friday, June 3rd | 5-6 PM | The Garden District Book Shop. For info click here.

Friday, June 3, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Related: Whisper Down the Lane: A Novel

Overlook Film Festival

I’ll be returning to the Overlook Film Festival! Come on out to New Orleans!

The Pumpkin Pie Show rises from the dead once more! A staple of the festival since its inception, Author/performer Clay McLeod Chapman returns to the Overlook with his depraved brand of storytelling, offering an intimate look into the hearts of monsters, murderers and madmen.

For more info, click here.

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 12:00am to Saturday, June 4, 2022 - 12:00pm

Related: The Pumpkin Pie Show

Archive

“(Chapman is) a horror-drunk storytelling virtuoso master idiot. ”
— Time Out New York

The Pumpkin Pie Show

Performances: The Pumpkin Pie Show