Arts & Culture
3:26 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Hundreds Converge on Providence to Celebrate Author HP Lovecraft

Some 1,000 fans of author HP Lovecraft are converging on Providence for a gathering starting Thursday and running through the weekend.

Author and Providence native HP Lovecraft will be celebrated in a four-day gathering starting Thursday.
Author and Providence native HP Lovecraft will be celebrated in a four-day gathering starting Thursday.
Credit Rhode Island Historical Society

The event, called NecronomiCon,  is designed to celebrate the life and works of the author who crossed science fiction with horror stories.

Lovecraft was born on Providence’s east side, and Phil Eil of the Providence Phoenix wrote a story about the author and the gathering, he joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon to talk about Lovecraft's mark on Providence.

Find out more about NecronomiCon here.

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