Dealers Room


The Dealers Room will be in Ballroom 4.


Friday 5 (or so) – 8 pm
Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 10 am – 3 pm
*Dealer set-up starts no later than 12 pm on Friday
*Tear-down begins at 3 pm on Sunday

Participating dealers

Sidhe na Daire Multimedia
Danielle Ackley-McPhail
Genre Author and Editor
Danielle Ackley-McPhail has worked both sides of the publishing industry for longer than she cares to admit. She has used her talent and her passion for writing to expand her knowledge of the rich mythology of her Celtic heritage and to make her mark in the world of fantasy. From there she has gone on to explore may other genres, including Military Science Fiction, Science Fiction, Horror, and Steampunk, to name a few
Alleged Animals
Gregg Parmentier
St. Paul, MN
Joshua David Bellin
Pittsburgh, PA
Author of YA Science Fiction
Freefall (coming 9/26/17)
The Survival Colony series:
Survival Colony 9 (9/23/14)
Scavenger of Souls (8/23/16
Olivia Berrier
New Kensington, PA
Celestial Attic
Sandy & Christeen Clark
Laser-cut jewelery, used books and geeky oddities.
South Euclid, OH
Wende Dikec
Award Winning Author of Young Adult Fiction and Adult Romance Beaver, PA
Paranormal romance, contemporary romance, new adult romance as Abigail Drake. Wende Dikec has spent her life traveling the world, and collecting stories wherever she visited. She majored in Japanese and International Economics in college and worked in import/export and as an ESL teacher before she committed herself full time to writing. She writes in several romance genres, and her books are quirky, light, fun, and sexy. Several of her short stories have been published in magazines, and her first book is currently on submission. She teaches at the Young Writers’ Institute, and is a member of Romance Writers of America, Three Rivers Romance Writers, Women’s Fiction Writers, Mindful Writers, and PennWriters. Wende is a trekkie, a book hoarder, the master of the Nespresso machine, a red wine addict, and the mother of three boys (probably the main reason for her red wine addiction). A puppy named Capone is the most recent addition to her family, and she blogs about him as a way of maintaining what little sanity she has left.
The Fortress of Anime
Joshua Kramer
Pittsburgh, PA
Pillows, walls scroll, wallet, backpack, key-chains, pocket watches
Fortress Publishing
Small Press
Camp Hill, PA
Christine Hutson
Fine-art illustration, calligraphy, jewelry Pittsburgh, PA
Larry Ivkovich
Author of The Sixth Precept
Coraopolis, PA
Larry is a former IT Systems Analyst with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from West Virginia University. About thirty years ago, he found his true passion—writing fiction. He describes it as painting with words, creating something out of nothing. He was inspired initially by comic books, James Bond, Edgar Rice Burroughs and Andre Norton, and has sold his short work to various online and print venues.
Sally Kobee
dba Larry Smith Book Seller LLC
New and used books
Upper Arlington, OH
Jason Lambright
Author of In the Valley and The Captain’s Cauldron
Jason Lambright has dedicated his time to writing science fiction after a twenty-year career in the military that took him around the world. Born into a working-class family, he entered the service after high school. He attended officer candidate school in 2005 and made the rank of captain before retiring. He is the author of In the Valley and The Captain’s Cauldron, the first two volumes in a planned trilogy.
Jim Gogal
Megaroad Toys and Entertainment
Gundam models, blind boxes, Tokusatsu prop replicas, keychains, bags, Amuse plush, gashapon
Midnight Monster Movies with Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob Tesla
Columbus’s ONLY free midnight movie series Official Horror Host of Saint Euphoria Pictures
Judy Peterson
Free-standing hardwood jigsaw puzzles and dragons
From her website: My B.A. is in History and I have a background in Education and Library Science. I acquired my fascination with wood from my father – an inveterate whittler. I have always had a passion for puzzles. When my youngest child graduated from high school and left home, I found myself with time on my hands. In February of 1990, I bought a scroll saw and taught myself to use it.
Eric Beebe
Post Mortem Press
Publisher of dark fiction, sci-fi, and fantasy novels, bringing good books and good writing to a wide audience of horror junkies, sci-fi aficionados, and just plain lovers of a great book.
Cincinnati, OH
A.M. Rycroft
Author of Dark Fantasy and Horror, including Into the Darkness and The Taming.
A.M. Rycroft is a dark fantasy and horror writer, writing coach, submissions editor, blogger, and artist. She lives in Pittsburgh, PA, where she grew up, and holds a B.A. in English from the University of Pittsburgh. She has been a professional and creative writer for more than 10 years.A.M. enjoys spending time in her dark fantasy world of Cathell, and focuses her writing on strong female characters, their inner struggles, and their journeys. She has written two books for her dark fantasy series (Into the Darkness, The Taming), several horror short stories, and is hard at work on books 3 and 4. Her writing has been compared to the works of David Eddings and Stephen King.
Darrell Schweitzer
Used books
Christine M. Soltis
Hickory, PA
Christine Soltis, a native of Washington, PA, enjoys hiking and nature exploration, and spends most of her weekends outdoors. She is a graduate of Point Park University, where she earned a BA in Broadcasting, and later an MS in Environmental Studies. Christine worked for 10 years in news radio, and is currently a private investigator. As an independent novelist, she has written dozens of books, along with travel and environmental articles.  She volunteers for several environmental organizations, including ChCWA, where she edits the newsletter and serves as a director on the board.
Undiscovered Treasures
Christina Cowan
Burke, VA
Undiscovered Treasures carries semi-precious and costume jewelry, and curiosities: stone carvings, rock and mineral specimens, t-shirts with fossil themes, and a changing variety of “neat things”.

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