Welcome One and All

Welcome to the Inaugural Edition of The Twisted World, exploring Divine Decadence.

Decadence” is a word given to the truly sinful, luxurious, and stylish. It consumes the senses, and makes you feel like you must be heading to the eternal blazes for indulging so deeply… and you know it’s totally worth it.

The original Latin form (“decadent”) even means to sink, to fall… and is an invitation to completely submit. What makes this Decadence so very Divine is the splendor of the feast before you…

PASSIONATE MUSIC … Innovative musicians crossing genres and musical styles will be present to ring in this celebration of Divine Decadence… Welcome the brilliant Frenchy and the Punk, Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band, Ego Likeness, Eli August, CogHead, Unwoman, Platform One, This Way to the Egress, The Absinthe Drinkers, the Clockwork Dolls, and MORE.

FORBIDDEN DANCE … Improvisational or trained, elegant or saucy, and combinations of each provide movement to the beat… Welcome the scintillating White Elephant Burlesque Society, Coveilance Dance Project, Ak’Ana, and MORE.

EXHILERATING EXHIBITS … Hypnotic sideshow and tricksters of vice provide entertainment for the masses using physicality and charm… Welcome HVBRIS, Karnevil, Short Stack, Lady Arielle, Aaron Glotfelter, and More.

PROVOCATIVE PANELS AND DISCUSSIONS … Science Fiction Authors, Fashion and Society in Literature, Series Vs. Stand Alone, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Steampunk, Fantasy, Contemporary Erotica, GLBT Erotica, Taboo Subjects , Agony and the Ecstasy, Erotic Readings, YA and You, Writers Round Table, Vampires and Literature, Literary Improv Tag Team, and multiple Readings

THIS YEAR, the Twisted World raises a glass to all things Divine and Decadent… Next year we explore the duality of Villains and Vixens. Are you bad or just drawn that way? We can’t wait to find out.

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