My CV (in order to reassure you that I have some knowledge of obscure monsters and am not an ultracrepidarian…)

Academic Articles 

Carys Crossen, ‘”Wolf howls and the roar of police sirens”: Fractured Identities, Lycanthropy and the Streets of Los Angeles in Toby Barlow’s Sharp Teeth’ in Katarzyna Nowak-McNeice and Agata Zarzycka (eds.), The Dark Paradise: Essays on the Contemporary Pop-Cultural Readings of California (Jefferson NC: McFarland, 2017)

Carys Crossen, “‘I’m going to put death in all their food and watch them die’: Poison, Time and Gender in Gothic Texts” in Temporal Discombobulations: Time and the Experience of the Gothic, The University of Surrey, 23rd August 2016 [e-book]

Carys Crossen, ‘Educating Edward and Everyone: The Issue of Endless Education in Meyer’s Twilight Saga,’ in Horror Studies, 6:1, Spring, 2015

Carys Crossen, “The Complex and Antagonistic Forces That Constitute One Soul”: Conflict between Societal Expectations and Individual Desires in Clemence Housman’s ‘The Werewolf’ and Rosamund Marriott Watson’s ‘A Ballad of the Werewolf,’ in Priest, H. (ed.) She-Wolf: A Cultural History of Female Werewolves, Manchester University Press, April 2015

Carys Crossen, “Something like You, Something like a Beast”: Gothic Convention and Fairy Tale Elements in David Almond’s Skellig, in Pell, T. and Abbruscato, J. (eds.) The Gothic Fairy Tale in Young Adult Literature: Essays on Stories from Grimm to Gaiman, McFarland, November 2014

Carys Crossen, ‘”Would you please stop trying to take your clothes off?”: Abstinence and Impotence of Male Vampires in Contemporary Fiction and Television,’ in Davis, L. and Santos, C. (eds.) The Monster Imagined: Humanity’s Re-Creation of Monsters and Monstrosity, Inter-Disciplinary Press, pp. 111-123, 2010

… Plus a few book reviews.


Carys Crossen,  ‘Green and Growing Things, in Cauldon Anthology, Issue 4 – Seasons [online] 30/04/18

Carys Crossen,  ‘Kanky’s Ginnel’ at Astounding Outpost [online] 3rd January 2018

Carys Crossen, ‘Old Loves’ in ‘Desire’ at Dear Damsels [online] 25th June 2017

Old Loves

Carys Crossen, ‘The Owlman of Mawnan Smith’ in Kate Garrett & Charlotte Aspin (ed.) A Face in the Mirror, A Hook on the Door: An Anthology of Urban Legends and Modern Folklore, Three Drops Press, 2017

Carys Crossen, ‘Bearskin and Bare-skin’ in Teika Bellamy (ed.), The Forgotten and the Fantastical 3, Mother’s Milk Books, 2017

Carys Crossen, ‘The Taxidermist’ in The First Line, Vol. 19, Issue 1, Spring 2017

… And a couple more to come.


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