Guests of Octocon 2012

Aidan Harte is a Dublin based writer and sculptor. His sculpture can be seen in Sol Art Gallery in Dublin. He works in the classical tradition...
Alan Nolan is the co-creator, with Ian Whelan, of the twice-Eagle Award-nominated comic Sancho, along with a smattering of stories for other Irish...
Brian J. Showers is an expert in written horror. His gothic and classical sensibilities instill a sense of fear at both a primal and higher level of...
 C.E. Murphy, AKA Cate Dermody, AKA Catie, is the Alaskan-Irish hybrid author of many fine novels from many fine genres. She's written the...
Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Celine Kiernan has spent the majority of her working life in the film business. Trained at the SullivanBluth...
An avid fan of Horror and Science Fiction from an early age, dabbling in writing short stories as a teenager. Derek Gunn began writing again in...
John Vaughan is an award-winning screenwriter and film maker, and a devotee of genre cinema. He will watch anything once (and he'll make us, too,...
Maura McHugh was born in the USA but was transplanted to Ireland when too young to protest. Her short stories and poetry have appeared in...
Michael has published a number of science fiction, fantasy and romance novels in Ireland, the UK and the US. Some of his novels include The New...
Born in Dublin 1973, Oisín McGann spent his childhood there and in Drogheda, County Louth. He studied at Ballyfermot Senior College and Dun Laoghaire...
Since first seeing publication in 2007, Peadar Ó Guilín’s first novel, The Inferior, has been translated into numerous languages and continues to...
Robert Curley is the well-regarded author of the Eagle Award-nominated graphic novel series Freakshow, from his own Atomic Diner publishing label. He...
Ruth Frances Long always had a thing for fantasy, romance and ancient mysteries. The combination was bound to cause trouble. In university she...