SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13TH
12:00 noon: Registration Begins
Dealers' Room Opens
2:00 P.M.: Robert E. Howard Display Opens
Entrance across from
hotel registration desk
3:00 P.M.: Weird Tales Slide Show, narrated by Robert Weinberg
Santa Gertrudis Room
4:00 P.M.: Art Display Opens
7:00 P.M.: Dealers1 Room and Displays Close
7:30 P.M.: General Reception*
Hereford Room - 14th Floor
Crystal Ballroom -
This will be an informal gathering. All writers and artists
will be introduced. A cash bar will be in operation.
9:00 P.M.: Autograph Parties Crystal Ballroom and
Autograph sessions will be held with Alicia Austin, C.J. Cherryh,
Stephen Donaldson, Fritz Leiber, Andrew Offutt, Stephen Peregrine, and
Karl Edward Wagner in attendance. Donald Grant will introduce three
new publications. Refreshment has been provided by Ace Books, DAW Books,
Del Rey Books, and Warner Books.
11:00 P.M.: Films: Night of the Living Dead, Richard Corben's Neverwhere,
and miscellaneous cartoons. n ., _ nn
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14TH
10:00 A.M.: Registration, Displays, and Dealers1 Room Open
11:00 A.M.: Panel: On the Writing of Howard Pastiches and Adaptations.
L. Sprague DeCamp, Lin Carter, Andrew uffutt, Roy Thomas, Karl Edward
Wagner. (ALL PANELS WILL BE IN THE CRYSTAL BALLROOM)
12:00 noon. Panel: Dark Fantasy, Part One. Charles L. Grant, Harlan Ellison,
Fritz Leiber, Lisa Tuttle, and Hugh B. Cave.
1:00 P.M. Panel: Dark Fantasy, Part Two. Charles L. Grant, Manly Wade Wellman,
Stephen King, Kirby McCauley, Howard Waldrop, Gahan Wilson.
2:00 P.M. Panel: Sword and Sorcery. Andrew J. Offutt, Lin Carter, C.J. Cherryh,
Karl Edward Wagner.
3:00 P.M.: Conversation with Harold Preece and Norris Chambers, friends of
Robert E. Howard who will share their memories and answer questions.
Mr. Preece is a noted western writer and Southwest historian.
4:00 P.M. The Writings of Robert E. Howard. L. Sprague DeCamp will speaJk
on Howard's style and influences. Crystal Ballroom