There were no dogs at DogCon! Just cool authors, musicians, and a tattoo artist.

Raw Dog Screaming Press co-owners, Jennifer Barnes and John Edward Lawson, celebrated the first ever DogCon an invite-only, three-day RDSP experience. Forty plus guests from as far away as Minneapolis and Boston converged near DC to hear the State of the Dog Address, Barnes’ multimedia update about the publishing company as it heads into its ten-year anniversary in 2013.

The big announcement of the event was a brand new imprint, Dog Star Books. With its catch phrase, “Science Fiction that goes for the throat,” DSB will launch in Summer 2013 with books by SF authors like Mike Resnick and K. Ceres Wright. I was named managing editor of the imprint and shared the brand philosophy and revealed the cover of Wright’s first book for Dog Star Books, COG.

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