Monday, January 20, 2020

A Bloody Valentine Event February 14th, 2020

Did you ever see an event and think to yourself that you really want to go to it, only to find out that it isn’t near you? Well, folks in Colorado are very lucky. On Valentine’s Day the satellite chapter of HWA Colorado will be hosting a special event to celebrate Women in Horror month.

Where: The Cottonwood Center for the Arts

When: February 14th, 2020 from 7-10pm. Door open at 6:30. The event is free and open to the public.


Program: In the Main Gallery there will be live and recorded readings by:

  • L.C. Barlow
  • J.A. Campbell
  • Hillary Dodge
  • Angie Hodapp
  • Kate Jonez
  • Gwendolyn Kiste
  • DeAnna Knippling
  • Shannon Lawrence
  • B.E. Scully
  • Angie Sylvanie
  • Sarah Read
  • Mercedes Yardley

Upstairs Theater:

Poetry Readings by:

  • Linda D. Addison
  • Andrea Blythe
  • Marge Simon
  • Stephanie M. Wytovich

Academic Segment: Featuring readings by:

  • Carina Blasset “Mapping the Collective Body of Frankenstein’s Bride.”
  • Alex Scully excerpt from Birthing Monsters: Frankenstein’s Cabinet of Curiosities and Cruelties.
  • An excerpt from Monster She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction by Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson.
  • A presentation by Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference co-chair Michele Brittney.

More than 35 signed copies of award winning authors and editors as door prizes. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

To stay updated on this event, please consider liking the Colorado Springs HWA Facebook page ( or following them on Twitter (

If you are in the Colorado Springs vicinity on Valentine’s Day, please make sure to support all the wonderful people that made this event happen.

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