Poole, W. Scott
W. Scott Poole is a professor of history at the College of Charleston who teaches and writes about horror and popular culture. He is the author most recently of Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror, and his previous books include 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.