Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror & Speculative Fiction is a fascinating book by authors Lisa Kröger and Melanie Anderson. This unique book is part biography, part readers guide. Readers are introduced to more than a hundred authors and over two hundred mysterious, spine-tingling tales! From Mary Shelley and Shirley Jackson, to Anne Rice and Helen Oyeyemi, these authors’ life stories are as intriguing as the works they crafted. (2019, hardcover)
Lisa Kröger’s short fiction has been published in numerous publications, and she holds a PhD in English. Melanie R. Anderson is an assistant professor of English and was a winner of the 2014 South Central MLA Book Prize. Melanie holds a PhD in American Literature. Lisa and Melanie cohost The Know Fear Cast, a biweekly podcast discussing horror in popular culture.