Vampira: Dark Goddess of Horror (Other)

Dark Goddess of Horror

By W. Scott Poole

Soft Skull Press, 9781619024205, 320pp.

Publication Date: September 24, 2014


About the Author

W. Scott Poole, who teaches at the College of Charleston, has written widely about American history, horror, and pop culture, including most recently in his award-winning history, " Monsters in America ," which received the John G. Cawelti prize from the Popular Culture Association and was named among the "Best of the Best" by the AAUP for 2011. " Monsters " received nominations for the Bram Stoker and the fan-sourced Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards. Poole is a regular contributor to " Popmatters " and his work has appeared in the " Huffington Post ," " Religions Dispatches " and " Killing the Buddha ." He has been a guest speaker at Authors@Google and has collaborated on films for the History Channel, PBS, and, most recently, the Banger Films project, " Satan: The Movie ." He blogs at his website,