River City Writers

With more than half a century’s combined experience in writing and editing, Christopher Golden and James A. Moore bring their shared love of the written word to all they do. In recent years, the Haverhill, Massachusetts-based authors and editors have expanded their repertoire to include events like the wildly successful Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival and area workshops like the Writers Coffeehouse New England. Now Golden and Moore launch RIVER CITY WRITERS, a company offering book-and-writing-related events, workshops in all areas of writing and publishing, focused and intimate writing retreats, and by popular demand, premium editorial and consultation services.

RIVER CITY WRITERS debuts in 2016 with events including the 2nd Annual Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival, the continuation of the free Writers Coffeehouse New England series, and a combination of single afternoon and multi-day workshops. Golden and Moore will both be offering selective editorial and consultation services as their own busy writing schedules allow.

Christopher Golden is the New York Times bestselling author of more than one hundred books, including Snowblind, Tin Men, Dead Ringers, Of Saints and Shadows, and many other novels for adults and teens. He is a winner of the Bram Stoker Award and his work has been nominated for the Stoker, the Shirley Jackson Award, the British Fantasy Award, the Eisner Award, and others. His novels for teens have been honored by the New York Public Library and have been on YALSA's list of Best Books for Reluctant Readers. Ghosts of Albion, the online animated series he co-created with Amber Benson, received a special commendation from the Prix Europa. Golden has written or co-written a great many comic books over the years. With Mike Mignola, he co-created two fan favorite series, Baltimore and Joe Golem: Occult Detective, and he co-wrote the #1 New York Times bestseller Cemetery Girl with Charlaine Harris. His novels and graphic novels have been published in at least twenty languages in countries around the world.

He has written screenplays and television pilots for Fox, New Regency, Constantin Films, and the CW network, and has also authored radio plays for the BBC and video games for Fox. In addition to his work as a writer, Golden has been working as an editor throughout his career. His acclaimed anthologies include The New Dead, Seize the Night, The Monster's Corner, the upcoming Dark Cities, and more. Working in conjunction with Simon & Schuster and Dark Horse Comics, he was the editor of the Hellboy novel line. He has mentored and edited other writers for more than twenty years.

Christopher Golden lives in Massachusetts with his family. He is a frequent lecturer and guest at schools, libraries, and conferences, and is the co-host (with James A. Moore and Jonathan Maberry) of the podcast Three Guys With Beards.

Chocolate is his kryptonite.

Please visit him at www.christophergolden.com or on Twitter @ChristophGolden

James A. Moore is the author of more than forty novels, beginning with Under the Overtree and the critically acclaimed Serenity Falls trilogy, and continuing through to his current bestselling Seven Forges series of grimdark fantasy novels and the upcoming Tides of War. Moore has also authored more than fifty role-playing game supplements, eighty short stories, and a dozen comic book scripts in various speculative fiction genres for both adults and teens. Moore's works have been translated and published worldwide. Over the past twenty years he has offered advice in person and via the internet on numerous subjects related to writing, both as an occupation and a creative endeavor, in lectures, panels and workshops. He has been both the secretary and the vice president of the Horror Writers Association and has worked as an editor for anthologies and for manuscripts alike in a freelance capacity.

He has won the Black feather award and been nominated for the Shirley Jackson Award, the David Gemmell Award, and the Bram Stoker Award. With Christopher Golden and Jonathan Maberry, he co-hosts the semi regular podcast Three Guys With Beards, and is a regular contributor to the SFF7 blog site.

Find him at www.jamesamoorebooks.com or on Twitter @jamesamoore

 

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