Witching Hour Announces Special Guests
May 03, 2004
Farmer is an award-winning author, former chemistry teacher and insect pathology technician who grew up in a quirky hotel on the Arizona/Mexican border. Her books include The Ear, the Eye and the Arm, A Girl Named Disaster, & The House of the Scorpion. She will be appearing on two panels at the show – “From Scribbles to Autographs: A Writer’s Panel” & “Moral Twilight: When Absolutes Are Shadowed in Fantasy Literature”.
Earhart is an authority & historian of the “Salem Witch Hysteria” and has been a principal dancer with the Chicago City Ballet, a teacher, an actress, and a newspaper columnist. She is the author of Salem’s Ghosts, and Dorcas Good, the Diary of a Salem Witch & lives in an old Victorian house on Salem’s Common which is said to be haunted. Earhart will be speaking on “Thinning the Veil”, a discussion of death and the afterlife at the event’s “Hallowe’en Ball”.