LOTF 14: Becky Spratford, Library World's Horror Maven, Part Two


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In part two of our conversation with Becky Spratford, we discuss her ongoing involvement with Stoker Con, how horror authors can do programs and conventions at their local libraries, advice for authors at the beginning of their career, how to use Halloween and the current popularity of the horror genre to your advantage when building relationships with libraries, and more!

Becky Spratford is a Librarian [MLIS] in Illinois specializing in serving leisure readers ages 13 and up. She trains library staff all over the world on how to match books with readers through their local public library. She is the author of The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror, 2d edition (ALA Editions, 2012). She is under contract to write content for EBSCO's NoveList database, reviews for Booklist, is a member of the Adult Reading Round Table Steering Committee, a 5 term Trustee for her local library, and am a proud member of The Horror Writers' Association. You can follow Becky on Twitter @RAForAll.

Show Notes:

StokerCon 2019

Dracul by Dacre Stoker & J.D. Barker

Places with good reviews for horror: This Is Horror, Locus, Litreator,

Katie Lamantia & Emily Vinci: Hosting Your Own Comic Con

Emerald Con

Merrimack Valley Halloween Book FestivalChristopher Golden, James Moorer

Horror Writer's Association


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