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Expanding the Horror Canon: Exploring Queer Horror

A virtual conversation with acclaimed authors Hailey Piper and Eric LaRocca, whose works have emerged as among the most important and visible examples of LGBTQ+ horror texts of 2021.  Our conversation will explore definitions of ‘queer horror’, the history of the subgenre, and the importance of including outspoken queer texts within the horror literary canon. 

 

Hailey Piper is the author of numerous novellas and short fiction.  Her 2021 publications include her first story collection Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy and her first full length novel The Queen of Teeth.

Eric LaRocca is an author, playwright, and screenwriter.  His 2021 publications include the novella Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke and his first story collection The Strange Thing We Become and Other Dark Tales

 

To view recordings of the Spring 2021 Expanding the Horror Canon programs, click here or visit calendar.pitt.edu/events/horrorcanonS21 

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Tuesday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

Expanding the Horror Canon: Exploring Queer Horror

A virtual conversation with acclaimed authors Hailey Piper and Eric LaRocca, whose works have emerged as among the most important and visible examples of LGBTQ+ horror texts of 2021.  Our conversation will explore definitions of ‘queer horror’, the history of the subgenre, and the importance of including outspoken queer texts within the horror literary canon. 

 

Hailey Piper is the author of numerous novellas and short fiction.  Her 2021 publications include her first story collection Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy and her first full length novel The Queen of Teeth.

Eric LaRocca is an author, playwright, and screenwriter.  His 2021 publications include the novella Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke and his first story collection The Strange Thing We Become and Other Dark Tales

 

To view recordings of the Spring 2021 Expanding the Horror Canon programs, click here or visit calendar.pitt.edu/events/horrorcanonS21 

Dial-In Information

This event requires REGISTRATIONRegistrants will receive the access link upon completion.

Tuesday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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