W. Scott Poole
W. Scott Poole is a professor of history at the College of Charleston who teaches and writes about horror and popular culture. His books include Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror, the award-winning Monsters in America, and the biography Vampira: Dark Goddess of Horror. He is a Bram Stoker Award nominee for his critically acclaimed biography of H. P. Lovecraft, In the Mountains of Madness. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina.