April 6th, 2008


Mark Your Calendars

Author Nicholas Kaufmann Speaks to GSHW

Writer Nicholas Kaufmann will speak at the next meeting of the Garden State Horror Writers on Saturday, April 12, at the Monmouth County Library, Manalapan NJ. Kaufmann will discuss the topic of Internet blogs as a tool for self-promotion. Participants will receive guidance on how to set up a writer's blog and use it to build an audience for their work.

Kaufmann is the author of the Bram Stoker Award-nominated General Slocum's Gold, published by Burning Effigy Press, and the critically acclaimed collection Walk in Shadows, published by Prime Books. His fiction has appeared in Cemetery Dance, The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 3, City Slab, The Best American Erotica 2007, Playboy, and others. Forthcoming fiction can be found in X: An Erotic Treasury (Chronicle Books), and Shivers V (Cemetery Dance Publications). His nonfiction has appeared in Writers Digest Books' On Writing Horror, Annabelle Magazine, Fantastic Metropolis, Hellnotes, FearZone, and other publications. He has also served on the Board of Trustees for the Horror Writers Association. Kaufmann's own LiveJournal blog is currently frequented by roughly 400 readers.

The Garden State Horror Writers is a group dedicated to helping writers of all types of fiction perfect their skills. It meets on the second Saturday at the Monmouth County Library on Symmes Dr., off Route 9 (in NJ). Business meetings begin at 11 a.m. and guest speakers at noon. Guests, new members, and press are always welcome. For more information, call (973)237-1770 or visit the Web site, http://www.gshw.net.