How an obscure episode from 14th-century France inspired one of Poe’s most macabre tales.
My review of the 2018 Dublin Ghost Story Festival is out in this month’s Fortean Times.
The story of Bridget Cleary, killed because she was believed to be a fairy changeling.
The Fortean Times Christmas special is out now, including my feature on The Politics of Monsters and interview to Guillermo del Toro.
Brazen heads were all-knowing mechanical devices supposedly endowed with the ability to answer any question and predict the future.
In the summer of 1816, as skies darkened across the world following a volcanic eruption, a group of Romantic writers gathered in a house on the shores of Lake Geneva and told one another ghost stories.
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