• Meet us in Providence, RI, for horror’s premier event!

    We’ll be celebrating StokerCon 2018™ March 1st through March 4th at the historic Biltmore Hotel.

  • Meet us in Providence, RI, for horror’s premier event!

    We’ll be celebrating StokerCon 2018™ March 1st through March 4th at the historic Biltmore Hotel.

  • Meet us in Providence, RI, for horror’s premier event!

    We’ll be celebrating StokerCon 2018™ March 1st through March 4th at the historic Biltmore Hotel.

  • Meet us in Providence, RI, for horror’s premier event!

    We’ll be celebrating StokerCon 2018™ March 1st through March 4th at the historic Biltmore Hotel.

  • Meet us in Providence, RI, for horror’s premier event!

    We’ll be celebrating StokerCon 2018™ March 1st through March 4th at the historic Biltmore Hotel.

Guests of Honor

Ramsey Campbell

“Britain’s most respected living horror writer” and recipient of HWA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Craig Engler

Co-creator, writer, and co-executive producer of the hit SyFy Channel series Z-Nation

Caitlín R. Kiernan

“The voice of weird fiction,” multiple Bram Stoker Award® and World Fantasy Award-winning author of The Drowning Girl

Victor LaValle

Bram Stoker Award® nominee for The Ballad of Black Tom, winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, and recipient of the American Book Award

Elizabeth Massie 

“The reigning champion of the modern Southern Gothic,” two-time Bram Stoker Award® winner, and World Fantasy Award finalist

Sam Weller 

Educator, essayist, lecturer, blogger, short fiction author, Bram Stoker Award® winner, and leading expert on the work of Ray Bradbury

Jeff Strand

The reigning “clown prince of horror” returns for the tenth time to emcee the Bram Stoker Awards® presentation

The Convention 

Horror University

Learn the art, craft, and business of writing from our faculty of award-winning and bestselling authors.

Final Frame Film Competition

Submit your short horror film and you can win cash, prizes, and first-look deals with top film professionals!

The Bram Stoker Awards®

Join us for a gala banquet as we present the Bram Stoker Awards for Superior Achievement in Horror Writing.

Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference

Present your horror-themed paper at our academic conference!

Librarians’ Day

Librarians, here’s where you can share information and tips on building your horror collections.

Programming

Panels, readings, presentations, signings, parties, pitches, and more!

Guests, panels, readings, Horror University, the Final Frame Film Competition, the Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference, the Bram Stoker Awards® … StokerCon™ has got it all!

StokerCon 2017, held April 27th at April 30th on the legendary Queen Mary in Long Beach, California, was a huge hit, but we’re working hard to make 2018 in Providence even bigger and better.

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Travel Information

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Hotel

Providence Biltmore
11 Dorrance Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903

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Air Travel

Providence’s T. F. Green Airport hosts most major airlines and is an easy fifteen-minute car/cab ride from our convention hotel.

Amenities

The Biltmore is conveniently located in downtown Providence and offers spa services, acclaimed restaurants, free wifi, and more.

Historic Providence

John Brown House Museum

52 Power Street
Providence, RI 02906

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Swan Point Cemetery

585 Blackstone Boulevard
Providence, RI 02906

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Providence Ghost Walk

Providence Athenaeum
corner of Benefit and College Streets

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