Program Details 2021*


Barbara Barnett is an award-winning novelist and executive editor of Blogcritics Magazine. Her novel The Apothecary's Curse won the prestigious Bram Stoker Award for debut novel in 2017. The sequel, Alchemy of Glass, has won critical acclaim and her non-fiction examination of House, MD, Chasing Zebras has now been published in four languages.She is working on novel #3 called Goldfarb's Demons, an urban fantasty-near future novel that takes place on Chicago's North Side.


Magic and Demons in Jewish Lore and Law

Presenter’s Name

Barbara Barnett

Presenter’s Website

*Note: This program was offered last year and may or may not be offered again this year.


  • Registration - Discounts for advanced registration are available through Friday, October 14th. (Note: Full payment is required by the appropriate deadline to qualify for the discount for which you registered. )
  • Excursion - The sign-up deadline for the Excursions was Saturday, October 1st.
  • Vendor space - Please complete and submit a Vendor Application by Saturday, October 15th. If you have any questions after reviewing the Vendor Flyer containing all the details, contact the WeeM Vendor Liaison .
  • Lodging - The hotel is offering a WeeM rate of $124 through TODAY, subject to availability. If the hotel block is full, please contact our WeeM Chair  who will try to expand the block.
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  • Room and/or Ride Sharing - Let us help match you up with another attendee who is also interested in sharing a room or ride by submitting your information by Sunday, October 23rd.
  • Speaker/Tournament Submissions - The deadline to submit your proposal for a program or tournament for WeeM was Thursday, September 15th.

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