Appearances and Podcasts

KC Grifant has been a guest on numerous podcasts and shows, including Voice of America‘s Read My Lips and NBC’s House of Mystery radio show. She also leads workshops and is a seasoned panelist and moderator. For appearance requests, visit the contact page.

Upcoming Appearances

Once Upon a Book Fair 2023

I will be signing books at the annual Once Upon a Book Fair 2023 at the Escondido Center for the Arts on Sat, June 3, 2023 from 10 am – 4pm.

Verbatim Bookstore – June 10
Space Cowboy Books virtual reading and interview

Join me virtually at Space Cowboy Books for an interview and reading of MELINDA WEST: MONSTER GUNSLINGER on June 13th at 6pm PT. Register:

La Jolla Library Horror Panel and Book Signing – Saturday, June 24, 3-4pm
Murder, Mystery & Mayhem Laced with Morality – TBD
Grim and Bloody Podcast – July 2023
The Con Hour podcast – spring TBD

Past Appearances

Warwick’s Presents Weekends With Locals
In-Store Event – KC Grifant discussing MELINDA WEST: MONSTER GUNSLINGER, with Dennis K. Crosby – Sat, May 20th at 3pm
Nebula Conference, Anaheim
LA Festival of Books – Saturday April 22 from 1-3pm (Horror Writers Association table #902)
Voice of America’s “The Future of Horror Fiction and AI: Scared Yet?” radio show

Listen to a panel featuring myself and other horror authors discussing the future of horror fiction and AI in Voice of America’s TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTION: THE FUTURE IS NOW episode “The Future of Horror Fiction and AI: Scared Yet?”
Watch (Facebook):

Sley House Presents Podcast

I was delighted to join the excellent Sley House Presents podcast to talk books, X-Men, short stories, serial adventure and more. Ways to listen:

Let Fear Bounce Podcast

In my interview with the inspiring Let Fear Bounce podcast we talk imposter syndrome, writing as a side gig, and more:

Amazon’s Corner Bookstore

I was delighted to be a guest on D.C. Gomez’s The Book Corner Amazon show to talk about my debut book MELINDA WEST: MONSTER GUNSLINGER. You can watch a recording of the live show here.

Voice of America’s Read My Lips “Cool Conversations with Creatives”

The “Read My Lips – Cool Conversations with Creatives” show on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel features live, unscripted conversations with people in creative fields. I joined guests Kelly Florence (co-author of “The Science of” novel series including Women in Horror, and creator of the Horror Rewind podcast) and Tiana Sanchez (CEO and founder of the TSI LLC talent firm and host of Like a REAL Boss podcast). Watch at:

NBC House of Mystery Radio

Host Alan R. Warren and I spoke on the writing process, monsters, and westerns on this episode, which aired live in Los Angeles/ San Bernardo/ Palm Springs on KCAA 106.5 F.M./ 1050 A.M. You can listen to the episode at the House of Mystery Radio show and on DARK MINDS: A Horror & Dark Fantasy Podcast.

The Hidden Gems Author Podcast

In this episode of Fully Booked, hosts Craig and Roland dive into the world of short story writing with guest is KC Grifant, who writes internationally published horror, fantasy, science fiction and weird western short stories. She shares her insights and expertise on the ins and outs of the short story genre, tells us about the various outlets for publishing short stories, including literary magazines, anthologies, and online platforms, and also shares tips on how to increase your chances of getting
your short stories accepted and published.

Listen here:

Going North podcast: Inside the mind of a horror western writer

I joined host Dom Brightmon for an insightful and fun conversation about writing and westerns. Listen here:

The Corner Bookstore from USA Global TV and Radio

I joined The Corner Bookstore (USA Global TV and Radio) to give a reading of MELINDA WEST: MONSTER GUNSLINGER and discuss inspirations behind the book. Watch here.

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