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dRead Con - Sept 14 - Federation Hall Waterloo!
dRead Con - Sept 14 - Federation Hall Waterloo!
Sep 14, 2024, 11:00 a.m.
Picking a Book


What to look forward to!

Our event schedule is still being confirmed, but you can look forward to in person panels and live readings throughout the day.


Panels by authors and publishers


Author signatures

- Get your books signed


Reading times by authors


Pitch Sessions for Authors. 
Current Publishing Houses that are participating


- Eerie River Publishing

What to expect

Are you ready for the most thrilling and terrifying event of the year? 


dRead con, a Horror and Dark Fiction Literary Festival and Book Fair is coming to town, and you don't want to miss it! 

Meet over 50 authors, publishers and artists who specialize in the genres of horror, dark fiction and thriller. This is the perfect place to meet a new favourite author and get yourself signed copies of their works! 


Whether you are an aspiring writer, an avid reader or a fan of all things spooky, this is the event for you. Attend author panels, readings, and question and answer periods, where you can learn more about the craft and business of writing and publishing scary stories. 

Be the first to experience the Horror and Dark Fiction Literary Festival and Book Fair, and join the community of horror, dark fiction and thriller fans. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of fear and suspense. 


Authors we have you covered as well. Private pitch sessions will be made available to authors during specified times. Interested in a pitch session? Make sure to follow us on social media and get ready to signe up when all of our sessions are announced. Limited times and spots available. 

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