NEWSLETTER - November 2012
In honour of Bram Stoker's birth anniversary today, the Swan River Press will be giving away complementary copies of any Bram Stoker Series booklet of your choice with the purchase of each hardback book! Click on "more" and scroll down to see all the books available! More...
THE BRAM STOKER SOCIETY JOURNAL CD-ROM
The Bram Stoker Society was founded in 1980 by Dublin-based author, anthologist, and world-renowned authority on street literature, Leslie Shepard (1917-2004). His aims were to encourage serious appreciation of Bram Stoker and his writings, and to promote official recognition of Stoker as an Irish writer. The Society's many achievements over the years include a Dublin Tourism plaque at 30 Kildare Street where Stoker lived in early adulthood. From 1989-2001, the Society published thirteen annual journals edited first by Richard Dalby and later by Albert Power. More...
NEWSLETTER - October 2012
From 26th - 28th October, Dublin City will celebrate the life, work and legacy of Dublin horror novelist Bram Stoker and his gothic novel Dracula. The three-day festival will peel back the layers of the city to reveal Stoker's Dublin. More...
NEWSLETTER - June 2012
The year 2012 marks the centenary of the death of Bram Stoker. He died in London on 20 April 1912. Several events are being planned. Below are two major events planned in Dublin for July. New information will be added as it becomes available. More...
NEWSLETTER - March 2012
The year 2012 marks the centenary of the death of Bram Stoker. He died in London on 20 April 1912. Several events are being planned. Below is a list of current tentative plans. New information will be added as it becomes available. More...
NEWSLETTER - FEBRUARY 2011
Available now from The Swan River Press are three new Stoker booklets. Subscribers will receive each of the three titles shortly after their respective publication dates. Titles may be made available individually at a later date and at a higher cost per title. More...
NEWSLETTER - OCTOBER 2009
Available in October is a new booklet by Albert Power on the history of the Bram Stoker Society. The booklet will be offered at a reduced rate of 1.50 euro to cover postage and packaging. The Bram Stoker Series will available by subscription only toward the end of 2009. Subscribers will receive each of the three titles shortly after their respective publication dates. More...
NEWSLETTER - SEPTEMBER 2009
Available 13 October 2009: "At last—the sequel to Bram Stoker's classic novel Dracula. Bram Stoker's Dracula is the prototypical horror novel, an inspiration for the world's seemingly limitless fascination with vampires. Though many have tried to replicate Stoker's horror classic-in books, television shows, and movies, only the 1931 Bela Lugosi film bore the Stoker family's support. Until now." More...
NEWSLETTER - APRIL 2009
This year Dublin City Library Service has chosen Dracula for its One City, One Book programme. Below is the most recent version of the events that will unfold in April 2009. Please do not take the schedule as reliable fact just yet. While most of the events have been finalised, the schedule is subject to change between now and April. The Westbury Hotel off Grafton Street and the Gresham Hotel on O'Connell Street are offering deals in April for those travelling to Dublin for the One City, One Book festivities. When booking at one of these two hotels, mention the festival. More...
NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 2009
"The chosen book for the 2009 Dublin: One City, One Book is Dracula by Irish author Bram Stoker. Now entering its fourth year, Dublin: One City, One Book is a project designed to encourage everyone in the city to read the same book during the month of April each year. The project promotes reading in a city which boasts one of the world’s greatest literary heritages including four Nobel Laureates. Dracula was written in 1897, and has been translated into many langauges. It has been the inspiration for many other works, and has been widely adapted for the stage and film. Abraham 'Bram' Stoker was born on the 8 November 1847 at 15 Marino Crescent (then Clontarf, now Fairview) on Dublin’s northside. He died in London on 20 April 1912." More...
NEWSLETTER - MAY 2006
On the evening of Tuesday 11th April, an important event, over a year in the planning, took place. This was the formal receiving by Dublin City Library and Archive of the Leslie Shepard Bram Stoker Collection. This momentous event occurred at the library in 138-144 Pearse Street (sometimes called the "Gilbert Library" after the enormous collection of Sir John Gilbert purchased by Dublin Corporation in 1900 and housed in this building) which is where the Leslie Shepard Bram Stoker Collection is being stored. More...
NEWSLETTER - OCTOBER 2004
Leslie Shepard (1917-2004) It is a sad day when the life and career of Leslie Shepard, founder of and driving force behind the Bram Stoker Society, falls to be rounded off by the ominous ultimate colophon of a second date after the hyphen which follows the year of his birth. More...
THE LESLIE SHEPARD BRAM STOKER COLLECTION
Leslie Shepard's considerable library of Bram Stoker-related books and tracts received in April 2006 by Dublin City Library and Archive's Gilbert Library, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2. Details of the collection, which is accessible to the public for consultation and research, can be found here.
The Bram Stoker Estate - www.bramstokerestate.com
The Dracula Society - www.thedraculasociety.org.uk
Elizabeth Miller - www.blooferland.com
Dracula: Between Hero and Vampire - www.draculas.info
The Literary Gothic - www.litgothic.com/Authors/stoker.html
Dracula Research Centre - www.blooferland.com/drc
Desert Island Books - www.desertislandbooks.com
Vampire and the Voivode - www.draculadocumentary.com
The Official Sequel - www.draculatheun-dead.com
Bibliographic Information - www.bramstoker.org
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