Upcoming events

    • 22 Jun 2016
    • 12:00 PM
    • 30 Apr 2017
    • 11:00 PM
    • Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

    The banquet and awards presentation for the Bram Stoker Awards at StokerCon2017.

    PLEASE NOTE: If you are purchasing a ticket before the nominees have been announced and are later nominated, write us at and you will be refunded the difference between ticket prices.

    When registering, you will be required to select your dinner option. The full menu is:

    PLATED DINNERS - **$70 for Nominees - $80 for Attendees

    *All dinners served with local baked artisan breads, creamery butter, coffee and herbal tea

    *All dinners also include a Caesar salad with shaved Parmesan, herb croutons, and creamy Caesar dressing

    *Desert will be a Double Fudge Cake with chocolate sauce

    Choice #1 - Chicken Option

    Chicken Forestiere - Grilled chicken breast with mushroom demi, Yukon gold mashed potatoes with creamery butter and rainbow carrots

    Choice #2 - Steak Option

    New York Strip Steak - Grilled, with charred onion, cabernet demi, Yukon gold mashed potatoes with creamery butter and rainbow carrots

    Choice #3 - Vegan Option

    Vegan Vegetable Wellington - Ratatouille, roesti potatoes, kidney beans

    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 30 Apr 2017
    • The Queen Mary, Long Beach, California, USA

    Join the Horror Writers Association for StokerCon 2017! Held at the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach, California, guests include George RR Martin, Tananarive Due, Chuck Wendig, Bill Bridges, Peter Crowther, Elizabeth Hand,  Becky Spratford, Gretchen McNeil, and Toastmaster Nancy Holder.

    The 31st 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 ON THE QUEEN MARY! You can reserve your room with a special StokerCon discount by visiting

    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

    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 30 Apr 2017
    • Long Beach, California

    Register now for the inaugural Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference, to be held in conjunction with StokerCon 2017 on the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA. 

    The conference will host academic papers and presentations relating to the horror genre's history and cultural significance.


    Conference Registration (Thurs thru Sun) - $125

    One Day Pass - $60

    Passes allow access to all Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference panels and presentations and all general admission activities, panels presentations and parties, aboard the ship on the day(s) for which they are valid excluding the following:  


    Horror University Tickets

    Bram Stoker Awards Banquet Tickets

    Ghost Hunting Tour Tickets

    High Tea with Horror Writers Tickets

    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 30 Apr 2017
    • Queen Mary

    One Dealer's Table + One Con Membership = $150.00

    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 30 Apr 2017
    • Queen Mary
    Join Ellen Datlow, Elizabeth Hand, Jonathan Maberry, Tananarive Due, Dennis Etchison, Gretchen McNeil and Heather Graham on Friday, April 28th at 5 pm for a truly British tea experience. You'll be served your own personal pot of gourmet loose leaf tea, a series of delightful tea sandwiches, freshly baked scones with locally sourced clotted cream and homemade jam, and a sweet array of petit fours.

    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Queen Mary
    Librarian's Day - Full Pass to all Librarian's Day Events
    • 29 Apr 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Queen Mary's Observation Deck

    Cocktails and vegetable crudite spread in the Observation Bar. Meet and mingle with your favorite etc. $15 includes 1 drink ticket.

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