A Fan Con For All Things Sherlock Holmes.

Atlanta, GA - April 7-9, 2017

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Curtis ArmstrongCurtis Armstrong

Curtis Armstrong is an American actor known for his portrayal of Booger in Revenge of the Nerds films, of Metatron on Supernatural, and of Principal Dawson on The New Girl. He was also the co-host and co-creator of the TBS reality television competition King of the Nerds.

His first role came in the 1983 hit film Risky Business. However, he is probably best known for the role of Booger in Revenge of the Nerds and its sequels. His other films include Better Off Dead, One Crazy Summer, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Ray, and Akeelah and the Bee.

In addition to his many acting credits, Curtis is a noted Sherlockian. His new memoir “Revenge of the Nerd, Or . . . The Singular Adventures of the Man Who Would Be Booger” will be released 07/11/2017 by St. Martin’s Press. In it, he explores his public identity as a nerd, his love of Sherlock Holmes, and the many roles that have made him a beloved actor for over three decades.

martin powellMartin Powell

Martin Powell has written hundreds of stories in numerous genres for Disney, Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and Capstone Books, among others. Nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award for his work with Sherlock Holmes, he has written many of the most popular characters in the industry, including Superman, Batman, Popeye the Sailor, Dracula, Frankenstein, and Tarzan of the Apes. His Tall Tale of Paul Bunyan won the coveted Moonbeam Golden Award for Best Children's Graphic Novel of 2010. Powell is the co-creator of The Halloween Legion, a recent nominee for the Stan Lee Excelsior Award, and is also an educational writer for Gander Publishing, dedicated to improving literacy reading skills for students of all ages.

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Lyndsay FayeLyndsay Faye

Lyndsay Faye is the internationally bestselling author of five novels: Dust and Shadow, her Sherlockian debut; the Edgar-nominated Timothy Wilde trilogy; and Jane Steele. Published in 14 languages worldwide, Faye is a proud member of the Baker Street Babes, Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes, and Baker Street Irregulars. Famed The 7 Per Cent Solution author Nicholas Meyer said of her collection of Sherlock Holmes short tales, The Whole Art of Detection, that it "belongs on the top shelf with the very best of Holmes's stories." She lives in Queens with her husband and cats.

Michael SimsMichael Sims

Michael Sims’s numerous books include The Story of Charlotte’s Web, which the Washington Post, Boston Globe, and other critics chose as a Best Book of the Year; Adam’s Navel, which was a New York Times Notable Book and a Library Journal Best Science Book; The Adventures of Henry Thoreau, and others. His Sherlockian pastiche “The Memoirs of Silver Blaze” appears in the Anthony-winning anthology In the Company of Sherlock Holmes. Sims’s many anthologies include The Penguin Book of Victorian Women in Crime and The Dead Witness. His writing has appeared in New Statesman, New York Times, Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, American Anthropology, and many other periodicals.

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The Atlanta Radio Theatre Company has been bringing quality audio drama to listeners around the world since 1984.  Join us in our celebration of the imagination as we preserve this vital, vibrant art form.  Our unique, immersive, dramatic technique will feed your imagination and inspire your senses with realistic sound effects and stirring musical scores.  Audio drama and radio theatre were seemingly left behind, but the power of stories lives on. Come discover that There is Adventure in Sound!

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