The People of Chattacon 

All guests of honor, panelists, performers, presenters, artists or any other individual who may present in some way at Chattacon are booked in good faith and we have their guarantee that they will appear when we announce they will be at the convention. However, unforeseen events (illness, family emergencies or production work) may cause a particular guest to cancel. 

Stephen L. Antczak

Stephen Antczak

Stephen L. Antczak has had over 40 short stories, many articles, and two novels published (see below). Aside from pursuing his writing career, he is currently a PhD candidate in psychology. His most recent publications have been in the academic journals Qualitative Psychology, the Journal of Constructivist Psychology, and the Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. He has also had nonfiction published in Discover magazine and the PBS-affiliated web site

His most recent publications are the short horror story “The Final Four (Suicide Rock)” in the small press magazine Not One of Us and the fantasy story “Light without Darkness, Day without Night” in the Australian anthology Hindsight 2020. Much of his short fiction is now available on, including never before published stories “Cybercuts for Life” (a gripping tale about a man who gets a haircut…in the future) and “Love and Death in the Time of Thunder” featuring an alternate Earth in which dinosaurs never went extinct, and developed a technologically advanced civilization. He believes that being born in Salem, MA, on July 20th , and graduating high school in 1984, all contributed to his devotion to writing genre stories.

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Programming Sessions

Late Night Double Feature Picture Show

Join our young couple, Brad and Janet, as they encounter unconventional conventionists and colorful characters in a night they will never forget. Warning: singing and

Vision Ballroom C

The Arctic and the Aether

A survey of the cultural traditions and fairy tales of the Inuit, their environment and the very real monsters which dwell within the Arctic. Stanley

Vision Ballroom B

Culture, Mythology and Spirituality

Moderated by Brian Cooksey The panelists discuss how the study of cultures, myths and legends, and spiritualism of past civilizations plays a part in the

Vision Ballroom A


AGoH Melissa Gay asks the audience for key words and then makes a coherent painting out of all of those suggestions! Ongoing discussion will include