August 2018

August 10

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Boomtown Pub
Delta Calgary South
135 Southland Drive SE
Calgary, AB

Polish your cement shoes, straighten your Columbian necktie, and brush the skeletons out of your closet for the annual Noir at the Bar extravaganza, Friday August 10, 2018 at the Boomtown Pub in the Calgary Delta South Hotel – 135 Southland Drive SE

9PM til Late as part of the When Words Collide Writers and Readers conference weekend. Open to the Public.
Bring your friends, your appetite, your extra liver, and your love of dark, ribald, and wildly inappropriate language, as crime writers from across the globe read their best and baddest in hopes of claiming the coveted Golden Skull! Check out the #NoirBarYYC Facebook group for more info.


August 10-12

When Words Collide

2013WWClogo-428x100 A festival for readers, writers, artists and publishers of commercial and literary fiction, including genre, YA, Childrens books, and Poetry.

Where to find CHP at WWC:

We will be in the Merchant’s Room at Table #8, right at the front entrance:

Friday 12 PM – 8 PM; Saturday 9 AM – 5:30 PM; Sunday 9 AM – 5:30 PM

Women’s Fiction – Panel with THE DAME WAS TROUBLE editors and authors, including Cat McDonald, Halli Lilburn, Sarah L. Johnson and Therese Greenwood
Friday – 1PM – Fireside

The Best Advice I Ever Received – Panel with CHP’s Axel Howerton and others

Friday – 3PM – Fireside

Creative History – Panel including CHP authors Jayne Barnard, E.C. Bell, and S.G. Wong
Friday – 4PM – Parkland-Bonavista-Willow Park

Coffin Hop Press Pitch Session (Check the WWC website for availability)

Friday – 5PM – Jasper

Coffin Hop Blue Pencil (Check the WWC website for availability)
Friday – 6PM – Jasper

Prompt Poetry – With CHP author Shawn Bird
Friday 8 PM – Canmore

Noir At The Bar

Friday – 9PM – Boomtown Pub

The Killers, the Fright, and Why We Write Them – Panel with Axel Howerton
Saturday – 12PM – Willow Park

Young Adult Mystery – Panel with CHP authors Shawn Bird and Therese Greenwood Saturday 1 PM – Canmore

Historical Research – Panel with CHP Author Therese Greenwood

Saturday – 2PM – Fireside

Autograph Session – CHP Authors and editors appearing
Saturday 8PM – Parkland-Bonavista-Willow Park

The Publishers Panel – Publishers, including CHP, discuss industry trends
Sunday 12 PM – Bonavista

Coffin Hop Press Presents – CHP Authors and editors present their latest releases including THE DAME WAS TROUBLE and Therese Greenwood’s KILL AS YOU GO

Sunday 3 PM – Fireside

And much more! for more info!








Come find Coffin Hop Press at the
Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo


Books, CHP swag, and more for sale!

Author appearances!




calgary-horror-con-logoCALGARY HORROR CON
Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre
2120 – 16 Ave NE
Calgary, AB

Movies! Monsters! Madness! BOOKS!
Come find us at Canada’s first, largest and BEST convention dedicated to horror culture!
TABLE# 90 – SKYLINE ROOM (2nd floor)

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