AnimeKon is the Caribbean’s premier pop culture convention. Held annually in Barbados each summer, the event allows fans within the region to interact with local, regional and international stars.
The authors will engage in interviews and book discussions with patrons on a stage in the lounge, and engage in book signings. The authors titles will be on sale. The lounge also features a sofa seating area and coffee table for patrons, fantasy photography booth and giveaways.
In 2013, AnimeKon will pay tribute to the giants of the pop culture industry or as we like to call them, The Living Legends.
The authors who have confirmed thus far are: Matthew Clarke & Alan Lynch (Barbadian)- All Shades of Grey Comics Omar Gill (Barbadian)- The Knights of Galaria Jerry and Roger Reece (Barbadian-American)- Ascended: The Omega Nexus Russell Brooks (Canadian)- Pandora’s Succession, Chill Run, Unsavory Delicacies Corey Springer (Barbadian)- Like A Sunset Over The Gully Robert Sandiford (Barbadian)- And Sometimes They Fly, The Tree of Youth Omar Kennedy (Barbadian)- The Soltreian Chronicles Tobias Buckell (Caribbean-American)- Arctic Rising, The Halo Chronicles, Sly Mongoose
The Living Legends refers to those individuals whose craft have made, and continue to make, a significant and positive impact in the world of pop culture.
Their commitment to their craft have established them as Kings and Queens of the industry earning them legions of fans and the admiration and respect of this community.