Upcoming events

  • One Table plus One Convention Pass – $250

    Two Tables plus One Convention Pass – $500

    SPONSORSHIP – Two Tables plus Two Convention Passes and on-site advertising
    – $700

    SPONSORSHIP – Three Tables plus Two Convention Passes, on-site advertising,
    and program book advertising – $950

    SPONSORSHIP – Three Tables plus Three Convention Passes, on-site
    advertising, and program book advertising – $1200

  • Register

    Tickets for the annual Bram Stoker Awards Banquet at StokerCon 2018! Come join us for the Bram Stoker Awards ceremony celebrating the year's best in horror. 

    Menu choices are:

    Entrée #1: Braised Beef Short Ribs topped with Gremolata and Natural Pan Sauce

    Entrée #2: Chicken Française and Roasted Shrimp (2) with Tarragon Sauce 

    Entrée #3: Grilled Vegetable Napoleon with Lentils and Warn Tomato Coulis (GF) (V)

    All meals include 

    Caesar Salad with Brioche Croutons and Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese 

    Seasonal Vegetables 

    Roasted Fingerling Potatoes 

    Warm rolls and butter

    Freshly brewed coffee, decaffeinated coffee and selection of Tazo Teas


  • Register

    Purchase 4 courses at the reduced total of $100.

    • 04 Dec 2017
    • 28 Feb 2018

    Registration for Horror University at StokerCon 2018!

    For a full description of workshops, please visit

  • Register

    • 01 Mar 2018
    • 04 Mar 2018
    • Biltmore Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island

    Join the Horror Writers Association for StokerCon 2018! Held at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island. Guests will include Ramsey Campbell and Caitlin Kiernan.

    The 32nd Bram Stoker Award ceremonies and banquet will be held at the event, which will feature the return of our acclaimed Horror University series of workshops.

    Please make certain that the name you entered in the "Public" fields while registering is the name that you want displayed on your convention badge.

    Don't forget to BOOK YOUR ROOM AT THE BILTMORE! You can reserve your room with a special StokerCon discount by visiting

    And using the group code STOKER.

    Not yet a member of the Horror Writers Association? As a StokerCon attendee you qualify for discounted dues if you become a member before the convention. For more information, please contact

    If you cannot attend the event, a full refund of your registration price can be attained by writing Refunds can only be given up to 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Due to our commitments with the venue and our vendors, we cannot offer refunds after that time. Additionally, we are not responsible for any fees paid for hotels and/or transportation. Those cancellations will need to be worked out separately.

    If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, please send them along to

    For more information, please visit

    • 01 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • StokerCon, Providence, RI

    Librarians’ Day

    Join Stoker Con for a special day-long program of panels and presentations for librarians!

    Becky Spratford, author of The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror, 2nd edition [ALA, Editions] and horror reviewer for Booklist and IndiePicks Magazine and Kristi Chadwick, Consultant, Massachusetts Library System and Library Journal’s Science Fiction Fantasy and Horror columnist are coordinating the event.

    March 1, 2018, 8:30-4:30

    Cost: $75 — $65 with Special Discount for Early Registration

    Lunch included!

    ARCs for all attendees!

    Programming will include:

    120 Years of Dracula, from Novel to Stage to Large and Small Screens, presented by Dacre Stoker!

    Horror Programming at Your Library, a panel discussion with Christopher Golden, JG Faherty, and more!

    Lunch, featuring an AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Kristi Chadwick and Becky Spratford!

    A panel discussion moderated by Becky Spratford with newer horror authors you need to know about right now!

    A Book Buzz to end the day, featuring the very best upcoming horror titles, presented by publishers big and small, with ARCs and tote bags be given to all attendees!

    • 01 Mar 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • The John Hay Library


    Robert H. Barlow Centennial Celebration @ The John Hay Library Join Paul LaFarge of Brown University's John Hay Library for a special discussion of author, poet, and Lovecraft associate R. H. Barlow on the centennial of his birth year. Please note: This free event takes place off premises at the John Hay Library, 20 Prospect Street, and requires pre-registration online or at convention registration. (90 minutes)

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