Fantasia International Film Festival, in collaboration with Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, present an evening with Grady Hendrix for the paperback launch of his novel MY BEST FRIEND'S EXORCISM. He will be in conversation with Kier-La Janisse, Owner/Artistic Director of Spectacular Optical Publications and founder of The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies.
When: Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
Where: Librairie Drawn and Quarterly
Address: 211 rue Bernard Ouest, Montreal, QC
Free. All are welcome.
Grady Hendrix is a novelist and screenwriter who has written for Playboy, Variety, and Slate, among others. His previous novel, HORRORSTÖR, about a haunted IKEA, has been translated into 14 languages and is currently being made into a television series for Lifetime. His latest novel is MY BEST FRIEND'S EXORCISM and this September he’ll be releasing a non-fiction history of horror paperbacks in the Seventies and Eighties called PAPERBACKS FROM HELL.
Kier-La Janisse is a film writer and programmer, Owner/Artistic Director of Spectacular Optical Publications and founder of The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies. She is the author of A VIOLENT PROFESSIONAL: The Films of Luciano Rossi (FAB Press, 2007) and HOUSE OF PSYCHOTIC WOMEN: An Autobiographical Topography of Female Neurosis in Horror and Exploitation Films (FAB Press, 2012).
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Accessibility information:
-The bathroom is gender neutral
-The space is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible (details: two steps at the main door, we would be happy to help you lift a wheelchair and make space in the corridor)
— It is not a sober space, our events sometimes offer alcohol