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April StokerCon® 2024 UPDATES

StokerCon® 2024 San Diego

With two months until StokerCon®, we are excited to share with you some important updates.


Guests of Honor

We are thrilled to welcome Rob Savage as our fifth Guest of Honor!

Rob Savage initially gained attention at the age of 19 when he wrote, directed, produced, and edited the low-budget romantic drama film Strings (2012), he later became more widely known for his work in horror films and has since co-written and directed lockdown horror hit Host (2020), co-written and directed Dashcam (2021), and directed Stephen King adaptation The Boogeyman (2023).


Programming Update

Programming is in the process of being finalized. Panels are not final and official until they appear on Sched. Potential panelists will be contacted in the next few weeks; please respond promptly to programming-related emails. Sched:

Hotel Room Rate Deadline Approaching

If you are considering attending Stokercon, we strongly encourage you to book your room at the overflow hotel (Town and Country) this month, as our special room rate ends on April 29, 2024. Book here:


Sponsorships and Limited Dealers Room Tables Still Available

The Dealers Room is an excellent opportunity to showcase your books and horror-related content to readers, writers and horror fans. Learn more about purchasing a dealer’s room table here:  (Note all vendors are subject to approval.) For details on sponsorship, visit:


Librarian’s Day

This year’s Librarian’s Day on Friday, May 31, 2024, once again offers fantastic programming featuring the conference's guest authors on timely topics and more. Librarian's Day ticket holders ($60) will have access to the Dealers Room and other areas of the full conference throughout the day.   Details:


Off-Site Offerings to Enhance Your Con Experience


The StokerConcert, on May 30, 2024 at The Casbah, will feature an all-female metalgaze quartet Blackwater Holylight, East LA’s Early Moods, and a special Dungeon Synth set from San Diego scene-boss Francis Roberts. Tickets are $12 for Stokercon attendees.

Spirited Giving

Spirited Giving, a horror-themed fundraiser that serves as the official kickoff to StokerCon 2024, will be on May 29, 2024. It’s a night of author readings, live performances, meet and greets, book signings, all while raising funds for the Library Foundation SD, particularly the youth reading program and the Books Unbanned Initiative. Tickets are $75 and include food and drink. Details:

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