Anderson, Melanie R.


Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction (Quirk Books), Non-Fiction, 2019


Toil and Trouble: A Women’s History of the Occult (Quirk Books), Non-Fiction, 2022

BIO: Melanie R. Anderson is an associate professor of English at Delta State University. She co-authored with Lisa Kröger Toil and Trouble: A Women’s History of the Occult and the Bram Stoker and Locus award-winning Monster, She Wrote. Her academic publications include Spectrality in the Novels of Toni Morrison and three co-edited essay collections (two on the work of Shirley Jackson). She also has penned Introductions for two volumes of Valancourt Books’ Monster She Wrote Series, and one for Flame Tree Press’s reprint of The Citadel of Fear. She is a co-host on two podcasts: The Know Fear Cast and The Monster, She Wrote Podcast