Sunday, August 23, 2015

NecronomiCon Providence 2015: NEW ENGLAND GOTHIC

Grand Ballroom, Biltmore 17th Floor

New England has a long tradition in Gothic literature. From Nathaniel Hawthorne to Edgar Allan Poe to H.P. Lovecraft, the haunted streets of New England have been home to many a spook and specter. Influenced strongly by Poe, Lovecraft nurtured a love for the Gothic and New England. In this panel, we discuss the Gothic influence on Lovecraft and his place in that literary tradition.

Panelists: Thomas Broadbent, Kenneth Hite, John Langan, Faye Ringel
Moderator: Rory Raven

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