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Dacre Stoker

Dacre Stoker is the great grand-nephew of Bram Stoker and the international best-selling co-author of Dracula the Un-Dead (Dutton, 2009), the official Stoker family endorsed sequel to Dracula. Dacre is also the co-editor (with Elizabeth Miller) of The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker: The Dublin Years (Robson Press, 2012). His latest novel, Dracul, a prequel to Dracula, was released in October 2018 co-authored with JD Barker, is published by G H Putnam in North America, Penguin Random House in the UK, as well as to various publishers in France, Spain, Hungry, Brazil, Taiwan, Vietnam and Czechoslovakia with film rights purchased by Paramount Studios.     

A native of Montreal, Canada, Dacre taught Physical Education and Sciences for twenty-two years, in both Canada and the U.S. He has participated in the sport of Modern Pentathlon as an athlete and a coach at the international and Olympic levels for Canada for 12 years. He is also an avid player and coach of the unique game of Real Tennis.  In May of 2016 an athlete he has been coaching for the past 4 years, Camden Riviere, won the World Championships of Court Tennis. He currently lives in Aiken, SC, together with his wife Jenne they manage the Bram Stoker Estate.

  • “Stoker on Stoker: The Mysteries Behind The Writing of Dracula”

  • “What’s Vlad Got to Do With It? The Inseparable Connection Between Historic Vlad Dracula III and fictional Count Dracula”

  • “120 Years of Dracula: From Myth to Movies and Much Much More”

  • “The Research and Writing of Dracul, the Prequel to Dracula”

Reading DRACUL is like watching a classic vampire film. Bram Stoker lives! Dracula lives! Horror lives on nearly every page. A terrifying read that gave me hours of fun.
— RL Stine, author of GOOSEBUMPS and FEAR STREET series

Stoker on Stoker Multi Media Presentation

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Dacre Stoker’s compelling and informative Keynote presentation, Stoker on Stoker, the Mysteries Behind the Writing of Dracula, weaves together the details of Dracula’s history with Stoker family lore, and Bram Stoker’s life in Dublin and London, then separates fact from popular fiction, revealing the truth about all things Stoker and Dracula.  Customized to appeal to university groups, Gothic scholars, vampire fans, or history buffs, Stoker on Stoker has fascinated audiences around the world, exploring the issues behind the mysteries that have baffled Dracula scholars and fans since the book’s publication in 1897. Illustrated with Dacre’s own collection of never before published, and seldom-seen historic images, Stoker on Stoker is a glimpse behind the scenes of the life and the writing of one of the least known authors and one of the worlds most famous books.

“Stoker on Stoker” is an exciting and informative presentation about the fascinating world of Bram Stoker, his writing of Dracula, and depictions of the vampire in the media and films. Dacre Stoker is an enthusiastic and engaging speaker, and my students and colleagues were equally thrilled by the talk.
— Columbia College
“Stoker on Stoker” is one of the most interesting and educational presentations I have attended. Dacre Stoker, Bram Stoker’s great-nephew, is a master showman and an accomplished researcher. His presentation combines meticulously researched information with family legends and accented with historical and contemporary images from all over the relevant parts of the globe.
— University of North Georgia
CPCC was thrilled to have “Stoker on Stoker” at our award-winning Sensoria Arts Festival. Dacre Stoker engaged a standing-room only crowd of students and faculty, equally fascinated by the world of Dracula. Stoker’s presentation was one of the best attended events at the festival
— Piedmont Community College
The “Stoker on Stoker” multimedia interactive presentation enthralled all. Bram created a creature that has held our imagination for centuries and now his descendant Dacre, allows us access into the fascinating world of Vampires and Dracula.
— Victorian Vampire Society, UK