Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 32: May 25 - 28, 2018 Missoula, Montana

Ann Gimpel

MisCon 32 Attending Professional

Ann Gimpel is a national bestselling author. She’s also a clinical psychologist, with a Jungian bent and a vagabond at heart. Avocations include mountaineering, skiing, wilderness photography and, of course, writing. A lifelong aficionado of the unusual, she began writing speculative fiction a few years ago. Since then her short fiction has appeared in a number of webzines and anthologies. Her longer books run the gamut from urban fantasy to paranormal romance. She’s published over 25 books to date, with several more contracted for 2015 and beyond.

A husband, grown children, grandchildren and three wolf hybrids round out her family.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

Key: panel=On a Panel moderator=Moderating game=GMing


  • panel Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Spotlight: Holt, Pace, Gimpel, Spotlight
    Panelists: Ann Gimpel, Jason A. Holt, Guy Pace

    Meet a few of our authors and artists, get signatures, and see what they're up to these days.

  • Break Fri 5:50 - Sat Noon
  • panel Sat Noon - 12:50 PM, Intrigue, Suspense, and Mystery, Ballroom B
    Moderator: Dean Wells; Panelists: Ann Gimpel, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, Dean Wells

    Intrigue, suspense, and mystery sound pretty similar, so how can you tell the difference? What are the tenants of each? The pros and cons? How do you write each?

  • Break Sat 12:50 - Sun Noon
  • panel Sun Noon - 12:50 PM, Author Reading: Gimpel, Ward, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Ann Gimpel, Joyce Reynolds-Ward

    Join our authors as they read from their latest works! (25 minutes a piece)

  • Break Sun 12:50 - Sun 5:00
  • panel Sun 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Opposites Attract, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Danica Winters; Panelists: Ann Gimpel, Esther Jones, Frog Jones, Danica Winters

    Opposites Attract
    In this panel we’ll talk about making story ideas work by flipping expectations.