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The Horror Writers Association, in conjunction with World Horror Convention 2007, is extremely proud to announce that legendary cartoonist and author GAHAN WILSON will be the Special HWA Guest at World Horror Convention 2007 in Toronto, Canada.
GAHAN WILSON is a previous winner of the Horror Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award and best known for his macabre cartoons in PLAYBOY and THE NEW YORKER.
His work has been collected in GAHAN WILSON'S GRAVESIDE MANNER, THE MAN IN THE CANNIBAL POT, I PAINT WHAT I SEE, IS NOTHING SACRED?, . . . AND THEN WE'LL GET HIM, THE WEIRD WORLD OF GAHAN WILSON, GAHAN WILSON'S CRACKED COSMOS, STILL WEIRD, EVEN WEIRDER, GAHAN WILSON'S GRAVEDIGGER'S PARTY, GAHAN WILSON'S MONSTER PARTY and THE BEST OF GAHAN WILSON.
He has also written a number of short stories for magazines and anthologies, some of which were collected in THE CLEFT AND OTHER ODD TALES. Wilson has also published a number of children's books, written two unusual mystery novels (EDDY DECO'S LAST CAPER and EVERYBODY'S FAVOURITE DUCK), and edited the anthologies FIRST WORLD FANTASY AWARDS and GAHAN WILSON'S FAVORITE TALES OF HORROR.
The HWA and WHC are extremely proud that GAHAN WILSON will be joining previously-announced Author Guests of Honour MICHAEL MARSHALL SMITH and NANCY KILPATRICK, Artist Guest of Honour JOHN PICACIO, Special Publisher Guest of Honour PETER CROWTHER, Special Editor Guest of Honour DON HUTCHISON, Special Media Guest of Honour PETER ATKINS, WHC 2007 Grand Master Winner JOE R. LANSDALE and Mistress of Ceremonies SEPHERA GIRON at World Horror Convention 2007, which will take place over March 29-April 1 at the TORONTO MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN EATON CENTRE, located in the heart of Toronto, Canada.
Among those authors, editors and publishers also scheduled to attend are GARY BRAUNBECK, RAMSEY CAMPBELL, MORT CASTLE, ELLEN DATLOW, SCOTT EDELMAN, LES EDWARDS, STEVEN ERIKSON, GEMMA FILES, TINA JENS, STEPHEN JONES, BRIAN KEENE, ALLEN KOSZOWSKI, MICHAEL LAIMO, ROBERTA LANNES, TIM LEBBON, BRIAN LUMLEY, L.H. MAYNARD & M.P.N. SIMS, PAUL MILLER, THOMAS F. MONTELEONE, DAVID MORRELL, MARK MORRIS, YVONNE NAVARRO, SARAH PINBOROUGH, TONY RICHARDS, ROBERT J. SAWYER and F. PAUL WILSON, amongst many others.
The convention already has more British and Canadian attendees than any previous World Horror, making it a truly international event, and PROGRESS REPORT #3 (which will include travel information and a list of attendees) will be mailed to all registered members in early March.
THE 2007 Horror Writers Association BRAM STOKER AWARDS PRESENTATION will be held at the convention on the Saturday evening. For details about how to purchase your tickets to this very special event, please consult the HWA or WHC websites.
The convention's official airline is AIR CANADA, a Star Alliance Member www.staralliance.com.
For more information, please visit www.whc2007.org or contact Convention Chairperson AMANDA FOUBISTER via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.[an error occurred while processing this directive]