The festivities start at 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tours of the August Derleth Center will gladly be done upon request.
Books will also be on sale.
Legendary Broadway writer Stephen Sondheim wrote this adaptation of the HP Lovecraft short story as a radio play early in his career. We present the World Premiere of the piece in a night of staged readings of classic horror shorts.
Narrations by David Schweitzer, ADS interpreter
Beginning May 31, 2017 there will be 15 minutes of reading one of Derleth’s books on the Baraboo radio station. on 99.7FM & AM-740 WRPQ.
The program is called “Derleth Chapter a Week”. Listen on Wednesdays after the “Mornings at McFarlanes” show and rerun of the same show on Sunday mornings at 8:00 a.m.
The Ghost Returns!
The ADS Board is pleased to announce that The Ghost of Black Hawk Island is now available in paperback and ebook. This beautifully illustrated re-published edition is a must-have for Derleth fans, and a perfect gift for anyone 12 and up. Set on an island in the Wisconsin Dells (formerly Kilbourn), Steve and Sim must solve the mystery of a phosphorescent Indian apparition. This continues to be one of the Society’s best sellers
We republished August Derleth’s Village Year as an ebook, the first of what we hope will be many more!
John Haefele’s A Look Behind the Chthulhu Mythos
Former ADS Board member, John Haefele, recently published A Look behind the Derleth Mythos: Origins of the Cthulhu Mythos, an in-depth look at the importance of Derleth and Arkham House which has gotten rave reviews and a very high Amazon ranking in its category. More of John’s works can be found on our Books page.