The Autumn of Fear

Join us at Jozart CFTA for the first annual “Autumn of Fear” Reading, Signing and Q&A with Horror Authors

Date & Time: Oct. 5, 2013 from 6-9 p.m.

Featuring four horror authors/poets from the Southwestern Pennsylvania region reading from their works, followed by a Q&A with all authors who will have books available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.

Featuring the following authors:

Stephanie Wytovich: Stephanie M. Wytovich is an Alum of Seton Hill University where she was a double major in English Literature and Art History. Wytovich is published in over 40 literary magazines and HYSTERIA is her first collection. She is currently attending graduate school to pursue her MFA in Writing Popular Fiction, and is working on a novel. She is the Poetry Editor for Raw Dog Screaming Press and a book reviewer for S.T. Joshi, Jason V. Brock and William F. Nolan’s Nameless Magazine. She plans to continue in academia to get her doctorate in Gothic Literature.

Lee Allen Howard: Lee Allen Howard writes horror, psychological thrillers, and supernatural crime. He’s been a professional writer in the software industry since 1985. Besides editing fiction and non-fiction, Lee serves as a book publishing consultant. His fiction credits include Call of the Piss Fairy, Death Perception, The Sixth Seed, Mama Said, Desperate Spirits, Night Monsters, and Stray. Lee blogs about his writing at He also nitpicks editorial topics at

Sheldon Higdon: Sheldon Higdon has numerous publications in magazines and anthologies. He has written short stories, nonfiction articles, poetry, and is an award-winning screenwriter winning the Best Short Screenplay category at the 2009 Eerie Horror Film Festival. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with his wife, three kids, and his insanity. To learn more or to contact Sheldon please visit his website at

Carla E. Anderton: A voracious reader from an early age, Carla E. Anderton is fascinated by history and the human condition, and prefers to read/write fiction based on fact. A recognized expert on the infamous serial murderer Jack the Ripper, she made the elusive killer the focus of her debut novel, The Heart Absent, which was published by New Libri Press in April 2013. Anderton earned a Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from California University of Pennsylvania. Currently, Anderton is an adjunct professor of English. She also serves as President of the Board of Directors of the Jozart Center for the Arts in California, Pennsylvania.

The Weedrags w/ Solomon Crow & The Bourbon Valley Boys

The Weedrags return to Jozart Center for the Arts on April 12 at 8 p.m. with special guests Solomon Crow & The Bourbon Valley Boys.

Check out The Weedrags online or on their Facebook page

Solomon Crow & the Bourbon Valley Boys

Check out Solomon Crow & the Bourbon Valley Boys on their Facebook page

Tickets are $10 at the door.

BYOB for over 21.

Come enjoy some old time and bluegrass music in a wonderful intimate setting.

To reserve your tickets, call Carla at 724-938-9730 or email You may also RSVP online on the Facebook event page.

“Swing into Spring” Ballroom Dance Lessons & Dance Party

On March 22, join Gold Certified ballroom dance instructor T.J. Holcombe at Jozart Center for the Arts in California for a swing dance lesson from 7-8 p.m. followed by a dance party from 8-10 p.m.

T.J. is a nationally ranked professional ballroom dancer whose achievements include placing at the 2008 National DanceSport Competition. A former dance instructor at Panama City, Florida’s Fred Astaire Dance Studio, he helped to found California University of Pennsylvania’s Ballroom and Latin Dance Club.

T.J. calls his style “American Smooth and Rhythm” which includes the foxtrot, waltz, tango, rumba, cha cha, mambo, swing and samba, as well as variations of the aforementioned.

Wear your brightest spring couture and join T.J. for an unforgettable evening. BYOB for over 21.

The cost of the lesson/dance party is $10/person or $15/couple.

This will be the first in a series of ballroom dance lessons/parties to be held monthly at Jozart CFTA, a non-profit arts center. Different styles will be offered.

For more information or to reserve your slot, call Carla at 724-938-9730, email Cheryl at or RSVP online on the Facebook event page.