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Over 45 authors are participating in the Symposium, check out the complete list of participating authors.

 

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All meetings and events for the symposium will be held at the Hyatt Regency at 208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

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Something Wicked This Way Comes of Age: Horror Tackles the Real World

Instead of booklist handouts, Paula Willey and Paula Gallagher created a Tumblr of horror titles of interest to teens. On somethingwickedcomesofage.tumblr.com books are tagged according to their level of gore, level of creepiness (we call that 'dread'), format (graphic novel, short stories), and subgenre (paranormal, sci-fi, etc).We make it easy to do cross-modal Reader Advisory with tags like "ifyoulikeWalkingDead" and "booksforgamers".…See More
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