Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet is Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland, and co-director of the MA Specialization Program in American Studies. She is the author of The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic: Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth Century American Literature (Ashgate 2010) and the co-editor of several collections of essays, including The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture (with Justin Edwards, Routledge 2012), War Gothic (with Steffen Hantke, Routledge 2016) and Neoliberal Gothic: International Gothic in the Neoliberal Age (with Linnie Blake, Manchester UP, 2017). She is also the co-editor of a special issue of Gothic Studies (with Marie Lienard-Yeterian, published by MUP), on “The Gothic in an Age of Terror(ism),” has recently edited a special volume of Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture, focusing on “Gothic Matters” (Fall 2016), and has published articles on topics such as feminism, gender studies and queer theory, modernist aesthetics, melodrama, the adventure genre, horror cinema, postcolonial zombies, war literature and the combat film, and all manner of Gothic writers and topics.
Angela Wright is Professor of Romantic Literature in the School of English at the University of Sheffield. She is a former co-President of the International Gothic Association (2013-17). Her publications include Gothic Fiction (Palgrave, 2007), Britain, France and the Gothic, 1764-1820: The Import of Terror (Cambridge University Press, 2013 and 2015), (with Dale Townshend) Ann Radcliffe, Romanticism and the Gothic(Cambridge University Press, 2014 and 2016); (with Dale Townshend) Romantic Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion (Edinburgh University Press, 2015). Her most recent book is entitled Mary Shelley and appears in the Gothic Literary Authors series in January 2018. She’s at work now on a number of new projects, including a book entitled Fostering Romanticism and the co-editing (with Dale Townshend and Catherine Spooner) of a three-volume Cambridge History of the Gothic.