Date Of Birth:
November 08, 1847
Date Of Death:
April 20, 1912 (64)
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Eccles Center to Host An Evening with Author Neil Gaiman, 4/18by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015
Bestselling and award-winning author Neil Gaiman comes to The Eccles Center on Saturday, April 18. A creative genius and master storyteller, Gaiman mesmerizes - and inspires - his audience on both the page and the stage. Park City Institute's An Evening with Neil Gaiman begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 435-655-3114 or online at EcclesCenter.org. (more...)
Utah Shakespeare Festival Sets Directors for 54th Seasonby BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015
Nine highly-talented directors from across the country are already knee-deep in costume designs, scenery sketches, and play scripts as they prepare to create the transformative stories of their plays for the 54th season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival June 25 to October 31. (more...)
29 of the World's Top Dark Fiction Writers Look at the 'What-if's' of Our Expiring Futureby BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is pleased to announce the featured authors of the new anthology "Expiration Date" edited by Nancy Kilpatrick. The new anthology from EDGE focuses on the what-ifs of the "end-dates" that surround us, and how they impact our lives and our world, and ourselves.
"Modern lives seem littered with expiration dates," says anthology editor Nancy Kilpatrick. "Packaging tells us when our food will go bad; when we can expect appliances to cease functioning; when contracts for the internet finish! But as annoying as these small expiration dates are, they fade to nothing compared to the larger events: when a species goes extinct; when a body of water evaporates, or dies because the PH balance alters; when giant icebergs break apart and glaciers melt forever, threatening the ecosystem of this planet."
Kilpatrick reminds us "From the micro to the macro in terms of expirations, we are faced with the one termination with which we are all too familiar- the up-close-and-personal end of life for each of us and for the ones we love. It's the personal that terrifies us most because it feels the most real."
Expiration Date features 25 original pieces of short fiction by some of the world's top Dark Fiction writers. The anthology includes works by:
Kelley Armstrong, Daniel Sernine (translation by Sheryl Curtis), Elaine Pascale, J. M. Frey, Steve Vernon. Ken Goldman, David McDonald, Lois H. Gresh, R. B. Payne, Mary E. Choo, Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem, Morgan Dambergs, Patricia Flewwelling, Christine Steendam, Ryan McFadden, Tobin Elliott, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, George Wilhite, Paul Kane, Rebecca Bradley, Sèphera Girón, Amy Grech, Kathryn Ptacek, Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Nancy Holder and Erin Underwood
Their stories span a range of emotions. Some will make you laugh, other will make you cry. They are grim and hopeful, sad and joyous, horrifying and comforting. Each has its own personality and will touch you in its own way.
"Every one of us comes with an alpha and an omega stamp, an inception and an expiration date," says Kilpatrick, "Knowing this is what allows us to focus on what is truly important: paying attention to our best-before date and treating ourselves, each other and life in general with kindness, understanding, respect, and experiencing the awe of the miracle that we are, at this very moment, alive!"
About Nancy Kilpatrick
Award-winning author Nancy Kilpatrick has published 18 novels, over 225 short stories, 7 collections of her stories, 1 non-fiction book (The Goth Bible) and has edited 13 anthologies. She writes mainly dark fantasy, horror, mysteries and erotica, and is currently working on two new novels. Current work appears in Searchers After Horror; The Darke Phantastique; Zombie Apoclaypse: Endgame!; and the upcoming Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories by Women; Innsmouth Nightmares; The Madness of Cthulhu 2; Dreams of the Witch House: Female Voices of Lovecraftian Horror; Stone Skin Bestiary. Nancy co-edited with David Morrell the horror/dark fantasy anthology Tesseracts Thirteen. She is the editor of Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead, Evolve Two: Vampire Stories of the Future Undead, and Danse Macabre: Close Encounters with the Reaper. Her next antho nEvermore! Tales of Murder, Mystery and the Macabre will be out this fall.
Nancy won the Arthur Ellis Award for best mystery story, has been a Bram Stoker finalist three times and a finalist for the Aurora Award five times. Danse Macabre won the Best Anthology of the Year from the Paris Book Festival, and Nancy's newest short fiction collection Vampyric Variations won silver in the horror category of the ForeWord Reviewers Book of the Year Awards.
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."
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CNN Acquires GLEN CAMPBELL... I'LL BE ME; Documentary to Premiere This Juneby TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2015
CNN announced today the exclusive acquisition of the domestic broadcast rights for the critically-acclaimed feature documentary GLEN CAMPBELL... I'LL BE ME from PCH Films. (more...)
Submissions Now Open for Adams Shakespeare Theatre's 2015 Farewell Art Exhibitby BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015
To celebrate and commemorate the final season in the historic Adams Shakespearean Theatre, the Utah Shakespeare Festival is sponsoring a juried exhibition of artistic depictions of this beloved and beautiful building. (more...)
Miranda July, Lena Dunham, Matt Groening, Lynda Barry & More Set for Appearances at BAM in 2015by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014
Bestsellers, trend-setters, celebrities, visual wizards, and storytellers converge at BAM in three wide-ranging, one-night-only events in the winter of 2015. Filmmaker Miranda July discusses her debut novel with Lena Dunham; legendary cartoonists Matt Groening and Lynda Barry compare storyboard ideas; and authors Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler present a no-holds-barred evening of camaraderie. (more...)
DRACULA UNTOLD Heading to Digital HD, Blu Ray/DVD & On Demandby Movies News Desk - Dec 3, 2014
One of the most enduring and captivating figures of all time unveils his beginnings in Dracula Untold, a gorgeously realized, never before seen, story of the legendary vampire's origin story. (more...)
Cary Elwes to Host AS YOU WISH: THE PRINCESS BRIDE MARATHON, 12/25by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2014
SundanceTV is preparing for an inconceivably merry Christmas with 'As You Wish: The Princess Bride Marathon,' hosted by the film's star, Cary Elwes. (more...)
VIDEO FLASHBACK: Happy Birthday, Frank Wildhorn!by Sally Henry - Nov 29, 2014
Today, the Broadway community celebrates the birthday of Tony-nominated composer Frank Wildhorn. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a video flashback of Wildhorn's Broadway career! (more...)
Unbound Productions Presents WICKED LIT 2014, 10/03-11/08by BWW
News Desk - Nov 7, 2014
Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced details for WICKED LIT 2014, the 6th annual immersive theatre event that will take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. The production will run from October 3-November 8, 2014. (more...)
Cortland Rep Announces 2015 Summer Season: ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID, MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET & Moreby BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014
Cortland Repertory Theatre, one of New York State's longest running professional summer theatres, is announcing their 44th annual season for the summer of 2015. (more...)
BWW Reviews: DRACULA Haunts Theatreby Marietta Lunceford - Nov 3, 2014
A beautiful set, impressive special effects, interesting direction and a talented cast make for a scary, yet entertaining night at Virginia Samford Theatre's production of DRACULA. (more...)
WITNESS UGANDA, MOMIX, Neil Gaiman and More Set for Park City Institute's 2014-2015 Seasonby BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014
Entertaining, educating and illuminating. Park City Institute (formerly known as Park City Performing Arts Foundation) presents a dynamic season of eclectic, electrifying, awe-inspiring and internationally acclaimed dancers, musicians, family entertainers, speakers, actors and performance troupes. (more...)
Redmoon Hosts the 5th Annual BONESHAKER Party Tonightby BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014
This Halloween, Redmoon's wildly popular costume party Boneshaker returns for its fifth annual spectacular installment. For one night only, Redmoon transforms its massive Pilsen headquarters (2120 S. Jefferson Street) into an otherworldly playground for 1,000 revelers with interactive experiences, inventive machines, creative food and cocktails, and dancing to beats from DJs on three different dance floors. Boneshaker takes place tonight, October 31 (Halloween night) beginning at 9 pm. (more...)
The Colorado Ballet Presents DRACULA This Weekendby BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014
DENVER – Colorado Ballet will present Dracula, this weekend, October 31-November 2, 2014 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Dracula features choreography by Michael Pink and music by Philip Feeney, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 10/26/2014by BWW - Oct 26, 2014
Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/26/2014 for Denver (more...)
The Atlantic City Ballet Presents DRACULA, Now thru Halloweenby BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014
Atlantic City Ballet's Dracula haunts their new home with a weekend of performances and a special Halloween showing. (more...)
Soho Crime Releases LAST WINTER WE PARTED by Fuminori Nakamura Todayby BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014
The Shincho Prize for New Writers (2002). The Noma Prize (2004). The Akutagawa Prize (2005). The ?e Prize (2010). Two times a Wall Street JournalBest Book (2012, 2013). Later this fall, the recipient of the 2014 David L. Goodis Award for Noir Fiction. Last year, he was even long-listed for the Bram Stoker Award for Horror Fiction. This is all to say that Fuminori Nakamura's genre defying fiction has made him one of the most award-winning Japanese authors in recent memory. (more...)
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