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Event Information:

  • Sun
    23
    Jul
    2017

    MY BEST FRIEND'S EXORCISM: Kier-La Janisse in conversation with Author Grady Hendrix

    7:00 pmLibrarie Drawn & Quarterly, Montreal

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    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
    Time: 7-9pm
    Free. All are welcome.

    Author Bio:
    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