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Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival 2018

It’s still spring, friends, but I want you to mark your calendars now (and start saving your book money, because WOW). Saturday, October 13th, 2018, from 10am to 4:30pm. Haverhill Public Library Haverhill, MA Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival 2018 will feature at least more than SIXTY authors, artists, and filmmakers. Panel discussions. Brand new book debuts. And, of course, Trick or Treat candy. But I know, I know…you want …Read More

2018 Appearances

February 3rd — A Celebration of Rick Hautala, 1 pm, Portland, ME https://www.facebook.com/events/419472185135595/ February 8th — Friends of Tufts Library, Tufts University, Medford, MAhttps://tischlibrary.tufts.edu/about-us/events/christopher-golden-a89-friends-tufts-libraries-author-talk March 1st-4th — StokerCon, Providence, RIhttp://stokercon2018.org/ May 19th — Haverhill Public Library Comic-Conhttps://www.facebook.com/pg/HaverhillPublicLibrary/events/ June 7th-10th — International Vampire Film and Arts Festival, Sighisoara, Transylvania, Romaniahttp://ivfaf.com/ July 19th-22nd — Necon, Portsmouth, RI http://campnecon.com/ August 2nd-5th — Scares that Care, Williamsburg, VAhttp://scaresthatcareweekend.com/ August 10th-12th — Boston Comic Conhttp://bostoncomiccon.com/ …Read More


MERRIMACK VALLEY HALLOWEEN BOOK FESTIVAL 2017 I founded this event in 2015. Last year, the turnout was huge and I promised that this year would be even bigger and better. I intend to deliver on that promise. Last year, a number of authors debuted new books and chapbooks at the event, and I know the same will be true this year. I anticipate a great many debuts and exclusives—including something …Read More

What Buffy Gave Me

What Buffy Gave Me You’re going to see a lot of a posts, blogs, tweets, and essays today reminiscing or waxing lyrical about the impact of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and rightly so. But I’ve been talking about the show off and on throughout those two decades, and I’d like to take a different approach today. In my introduction to the upcoming Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 20 Years of Slaying: …Read More

Upcoming Appearances

Upcoming appearances 2017! Hope to see you out there, friends. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ March 17-19 – i-Con 32, Brentwood, NY March 31 – April 2 – Fan Expo Dallas April 19 – Book Signing at PRINT in Portland, ME 7pm April 20 – Book Signing (w/James A. Moore) at Andover Bookstore, Andover, MA 6pm May 6 – Billerica MA Public Library Mini Comic-Con 3pm May 20 – Haverhill MA Public Library Comic …Read More