Danel Olson

Danel Olson (b. 1965) is a professor of Gothic fiction and film at Lone Star College in Houston. Creator of the World Fantasy Award and Shirley Jackson Award-winning fiction series Exotic Gothic (2007-2013), he also won a World Fantasy Award for editing the Patrick McGrath collection Writing Madness (Centipede, 2017). He earned his PhD at University of Stirling, Scotland. His latest books are 9/11 Gothic: Decrypting Ghosts and Trauma in New York City’s Terrorism Novels (Lexington, 2021), and Gothic War on Terror: Killing, Haunting, and PTSD in American Film, Fiction, Comics, and Video Games (Palgrave, 2023).

books edited by Danel Olson