Friday August 26, 7:30pm – Science Fiction
Philadelphia Fantastic Presents
Darrell Schweitzer (born August 27, 1952) is an American writer, editor, and essayist in the field of speculative fiction. Much of his focus has been on dark fantasy and horror, although he does also work in science fiction and fantasy. Schweitzer is also a prolific writer of literary criticism and editor of collections of essays on various writers within his preferred genres. From 1988 to 2007 he co-edited Weird Tales, sharing a World Fantasy Award in 1993 with colleagues John Gregory Betancourt and George H. Scithers. His most recent book is Living with the Dead, a collection of interconnected short stories issued by PS Publishing in 2008.