Wordier Than Thou

Storytelling open mics. Literary events. A social network for authors, readers and word enthusiasts.

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Nerdier Than Thou

Celebrate all things nerdy and literary with Wordier Than Thou at our annual Nerdier Than Thou Lit Con!

This year’s event will take place Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 at Emerald City Comics (4902 113th St. N., Clearwater, FL 33760).

The weekend’s programming will feature numerous Florida authors, storytellers, journalists, comedians, and more! All will have books available to purchase.

Suggested $5 donation at the door. All funds raised will benefit Wordier's literary arts programing throughout the Tampa Bay area.

Panels & Presentations

Saturday, July 20

11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Dark Days: Why Dark Fiction & Horror is Coming Back Big Time with KL Nappier Author Page, Steph Post, Kenzie Jennings and F. F. Amanti.

12:15 - 1 p.m.
Conventionally Speaking Book Presentation at Nerdier Than Thou with Leisa Clark and Sally Gage

1:15 - 2 p.m.
Steph Post Author Presentation & Q&A at Nerdier Than Thou

2:15 - 3 p.m.
Tampa News Force Panel & Q&A at Nerdier Than Thou

3:15 - 4 p.m.
Women in Genre Panel at Nerdier Than Thou with Stefani Deoul, Arin Greenwood, Kenzie Jennings and Shelly Drummond

4:15 - 5 p.m.
Florida Steampunk Panel at Nerdier Than Thou with Sadie Blackburn, Shelly Drummond and others

5:15 - 6 p.m.
Nerd Out, an LGBTQ Panel, at Nerdier Than Thou with Stefani Deoul, Rob McCabe and others

6:15 - 7 p.m.
Strange But True Florida Panel at Nerdier Than Thou with Craig Pittman, Gabrielle Calise, Kimberly Lojewski, Lynn Waddell, Tyler Gillespie and Jared Alan Smith

Sunday, July 21

12:15 - 1 p.m.
Paranormal Florida Panel at Nerdier Than Thou with Mark Muncy and Brandy Stark

1:15 - 2 p.m.
Florida Comic Book Writers and Graphic Novelists Panel with Nathan Holic, Js Earls, Austin Janowsky and others

2:15 - 3 p.m.
True UFO Stories Presentation at Nerdier Than Thou

3:15 - 4 p.m.
Nick Dichario Author Presentation & Q&A at Nerdier Than Thou

4:15 - 5 p.m.
Creating Characters Panel at Nerdier Than Thou with Matt Leyshon, Author Amanda Byrd and others