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Michael H. Hanson

Michael H. Hanson

     Author / Publisher

Michael H. Hanson created the ongoing SHA'DAA shared-world anthology series [currently consisting of "SHA'DAA: TALES OF THE APOCALYPSE", "SHA'DAA: LAST CALL", "SHA'DAA: PAWNS," "SHA'DAA: FACETS", "SHA'DAA: INKED", and the as yet to be released "SHA'DAA: TOYS", all published by Moondream Press (an imprint of Copper Dog Publishing). Michael has three collections of poetry in print ("AUTUMN BLUSH", "JUBILANT WHISPERS" published by Racket River Press, an imprint of Copper Dog Publishing and "DARK PARCHMENTS: Midnight Curses and Verses" published by MoonDream Press) and is presently compiling his fourth poetic anthology, "THE GREAT SOAP REBELLION", an illustrated collection of poems for children. In 2017, Michael's short story "C.H.A.D." will be appearing in the Eric S. Brown edited anthology "C.H.U.D. LIVES!" and his short story "Rock and Road" will be appearing in the Roger Zelazny tribute anthology "SHADOWS AND REFLECTIONS." Michael also has stories in Janet Morris's Heroes in Hell (HIH) anthology volumes, "LAWYERS IN HELL," "ROGUES IN HELL," "DREAMERS IN HELL," "POETS IN HELL," "DOCTORS IN HELL," and the soon to be published "PIRATES IN HELL" Michael is also the Founder of the international writers club, THE FICTIONEERS, a non-profit organization created in 2007 to encourage the writing of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror, and the creative interaction of fledgling writers with more experienced professionals.

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Michael H. Hanson

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 01:00PM What's New in the World of Pirate Fantasy
Tamara Lowery moderates this panel on the subgenre of Pirate Fantasy.
Centennial Theater
(60 min)
Fri 02:00PM How to Approach Publishers
Gray Rinehart the Baen "Slushmaster General" moderates this panel on how best to approach publishers with you proposals and manuscripts.
Fri 04:00PM The Art of Short Story Writing
Lou Antonelli moderates this panel on the tricks and techniques of writing good short stories.
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies
Opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff
Centennial Theater
(60 min)
Sat 02:00PM C.H.U.D. Lives
Eric S. Brown moderates this panel on the glorious resurrection in the form of an anthology of the bad B movie horror classic C.H.U.D. (Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers) .
Sat 06:00PM Kolchak, X-Files and the Joys of Cryptozoology
Bigfoot expert Eric S. Brown moderates this tongue-in-cheek paean to cryptozoology and as seen through the lens of its biggest fans - Karl Kolchak and Fox Mulder.
Centennial Foyer
(60 min)
Sat 09:00PM Moondream Press / Copper Dog Publishing and Jersey Pines Ink Book Launch/Room Party
Moondream Press Book Launch Party for "The Lost", "Jac and her Beanstalk", The Great Soap Rebellion" and "SHA'DAA:TOYS"; Jersey Pines Ink Book Launch for "TBA"
Sun 12:00PM What's New From Copper Dog Publishing
Publisher Michael Hanson and his authors talk about what's new this year from Copper Dog Publishing / Moondream Press, the folks that bring you the Sha'Daa series.