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Jeff Strand Named MC for 2008 Bram Stoker Award Ceremony

Posted by Dark Whisperer on August 22, 2007

The Horror Writers Association announced today that award-winning author Jeff Strand will be the emcee for the 2008 Bram Stoker Awards Banquet to be held in conjunction with World Horror Convention 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Deborah LeBlanc, HWA president, said, “Jeff is a perfect choice for emcee. He’s talented and funny and sure to make the awards banquet an evening everyone will remember for a long time.”

Strand is the author of Pressure, The Sinister Mr. Corpse, Casket for Sale (Only Used Once) and many other novels and short stories. His novel Pressure was a Stoker nominee in 2007.

WHC 2008 will be held from March 27-30 at the Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown. Membership is $135 if paid before Oct. 31, 2007. The cost for the March 29 Stoker banquet is $52; tickets will be on sale soon at the convention Web site.

For more information on the convention, visit www.whc2008.org.

For more information on the HWA, visit www.horror.org.

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