Reviews and Recordings of PulpFest 2019

Sep 23, 2019 by

The dealers' room at PulpFest 2019

PulpFest 2019 is over a month past now, but you can partly re-live it through the reports and recordings posted online.

We’re sorry if you couldn’t make PulpFest this year. You missed a pulp-packed weekend of programming, readings, signings, dealers, and more. Hopefully these links will encourage you to make the trip next August 6-9 to PulpFest 2020.

Read all about it

  • Lewis Forro posting as “The Supreme Leader” once again has a bit of fun with his photographic report from PulpFest 2019 on his blog, The Leader’s Chronicles.
  • Mike Glyer has posted about this year’s Munsey Award winner, George Vanderburgh, at his File 770 blog.
  • J.L. Gribble posted her report of PulpFest on her blog.
  • Ed Hulse, publisher at Murania Press, offers his report of traveling to PulpFest 2019 on his EDitorial Comments blog.
  • Walker Martin‘s annual report on PulpFest has moved to Sai Shankar’s Pulp Flakes blog this year.
  • Raw Dog Screaming Press, which celebrated its 16th anniversary at PulpFest 2019, has posted photos from author readings it held at the convention.
  • Speaking of Sai Shankar, his PulpFest report is a photographic one, with shots of some of the interesting and rare pulps he came across in the well-stocked dealers’ room.
  • Bill Lampkin of ThePulp.Net posted photos from PulpFest 2019 to Instagram throughout PulpFest 2019, but you can now view them on his blog, Yellowed Perils.

For your listening (or viewing) pleasure

  • Bold Venture Press, which has reprinted the Zorro stories, has posted a video of editor Rich Harvey’s presentation, “A Century of Zorro,” from PulpFest 2019.
  • Raw Dog Screaming Press also posted a reading by author John Edward Lawson on its Facebook page.
  • ThePulp.Net has posted audio recordings and photos of 11 PulpFest 2019 panels (almost seven-and-a-half hours) on its website, as well as through its Pulp Event Podcast. The podcast is available for free through the iTunes App Store or Google Play store
  • And ThePulp.Net did a Facebook Live video walk-through of the PulpFest 2019 dealers’ room.

This year’s PulpFest may be over, but there’s plenty of time to start planning to attend 2020’s gathering. The convention returns to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh – Cranberry, just north of Pittsburgh, from Thursday, August 6, through Sunday, August 9. See you then!

(The dealers’ room at PulpFest 2020 was a popular gathering spot during the day, as pulp fans and collectors searched for items and visited with friends.)

News and Reviews of PulpFest 2015

Sep 14, 2015 by

2015 FlyerIf you weren’t able to make it to Columbus, Ohio, for PulpFest 2015 or if you’d like to relive the many fine times of this year’s convention, there are plenty of opportunities via the Internet.

For your listening pleasure

A couple of websites offer audio recordings of PulpFest programming:

Read all about it

A number of blogs have posts where PulpFest 2015 attendees recount their experiences at the convention:

You can find updated report lists at Bill Thom’s Pulp Coming Attractions, and at Yellowed Perils.

(Most of our promotional materials for PulpFest 2015 featured Matt Fox’s cover for the November 1944 issue of WEIRD TALES, one of about a dozen covers the artist painted for “the unique magazine.” Also pictured here is a trio of thumbnails from the “Thrilling Group,” the nickname for Standard Magazines, likewise lauded during our 2015 convention. Each year, PulpFest is packed with programming highlighting a range of topics.

To see what you’ve been missing, start making your plans right now to join the 45th convening of “Summer’s Great Pulp Con” in 2016. Your PulpFest organizing committee is already starting to plan for next year’s convention. PulpFest 2016 will take place July 21 – 24 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.)

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