W. Scott Poole

W. Scott Poole

W. Scott Poole is a full Professor of History at the College of Charleston. He is the author of a number of books, most recently Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror (2018). He is also the author of a Bram Stoker-nominated biography of Lovecraft (2016) and Monsters in America, winner of the Pop Culture Association’s Best Book award in 2011 and appearing in a revised edition in 2018. He has written numerous essays and book chapters dealing with the history of horror. He has a lifelong crush on the late Elsa Lanchester.
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