Lisa Morton

Author, Screenwriter, Halloween Expert…what's next?

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Lisa Morton is a screenwriter, author of non-fiction books, and award-winning prose writer whose work was described by the American Library Association’s Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror as “consistently dark, unsettling, and frightening”.  She is the author of four novels and 150 short stories, a six-time winner of the Bram Stoker Award®, and a world-class Halloween expert. She co-edited (with Leslie S. Klinger) the anthology Weird Women: Classic Supernatural Fiction by Groundbreaking Female Writers 1852-1923; forthcoming in 2020 is Calling the Spirits: A History of Seances . Lisa lives in Los Angeles.

Calling the Spirits: A History of Seances

Coming September 26, 2020 from Reaktion Books and the University of Chicago Press. Hardback, 336 pages, illustrated in color and black and white.

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Night Terrors and Other Tales

Collects 20 previously published stories, including the Bram Stoker Award-winning "Tested", and one new tale, "Night Terrors". Coming May 2021 from Omnium Gatherum.

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Weird Women

Weird Women: Classic Supernatural Fiction by Groundbreaking Female Writers 1852-1923 includes stories by Louisa May Alcott, Elizabeth Gaskell, Charlotte Riddell, and many more.

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