Check out the details below for a special issue of Horror Studies Jeff Tolbert and I are co-editing. Guest editors, Dr. Dawn Keetley, Professor of English and Film, Lehigh University, email@example.com, and Dr. Jeffrey A. Tolbert, Assistant Professor of American… Continue Reading →
“Black Mold, White Extinction: I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, The Haunting of Hill House, “Gray Matter,” and H. P. Lovecraft’s “The Shunned House,” in Haunted Nature: Entanglements of the Human and the Nonhuman, edited by… Continue Reading →
An article for a special issue of Science Fiction Film and Television on ‘Creature Features and the Environment’, edited by Bridgitte Barclay and Christy Tidwell (2021). I write about The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953), the TV series, Fortitude… Continue Reading →
I was interviewed for this interesting piece on the contemporary monsters of horror and the collective fears they represent, by Anabel Sosa for Inside Edition. https://www.insideedition.com/if-american-horror-films-reflect-our-collective-fears-what-monsters-will-this-generation-see-emerge
“Tentacular Ecohorror and the Agency of Trees in Algernon Blackwood’s ‘The Man Whom the Trees Loved’ and Lorcan Finnegan’s Without Name” Drawing on the work of Stacy Alaimo, China Miéville, Eugene Thacker, and Donna Haraway, this chapter identifies a “tentacular… Continue Reading →
Invited participant in a roundtable panel, “Summoning Candyman: A Panel Discussion of the Cinematic Urban Legend,” Society for Cinema and Media Conference, Horror Studies Scholarly Interest Group, Virtual, March 18, 2021. I joined Robin Means Coleman, Dani Bethea, and Jon… Continue Reading →
Our third special issue of Horror Homeroom features five essays on the HBO series, Lovecraft Country. It features an amazing cover by Kirk Manley.