Gothic Authors who can give you Nightmares: Reading books is an experience that can be barely matched by other entertainment alternatives.
The first in our list is the English novelist ‘Ann Radcliffe’ who is often referred to as the pioneer of Gothic Friction. Radcliffe was born on the 9th of July in 1764 in London.
The next author on our list is Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin who’s known for her Gothic Novel ‘Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus’.
Stoker is a celebrated Irish author who was born on the 8th of November in 1847. Abraham Stoker is popular for his renowned Gothic horror novel ‘Dracula’.
Mrs. J.H. Riddell is an Victorian Era writer who was born on the 30th September of 1832 in Ireland. Riddell was an influential and popular writer of her times.
Often referred to as the queen of sensation, ‘Mary Elizabeth Braddon’ was a Victorian Era novelist who was born on the 4th of October of 1835 in London.
The English author and scholar Montague Rhodes James is commonly referred as M.R. James. The English author was born on the 1st of August in 1862.
Wendy Webb is known for her Gothic suspense thrillers. Wendy was born on the 18th of August in 1962 in Minnesota.
Violet Paget aka Vernon Lee (pen name) was a British Writer who was born on the 14th of October in 1856. Lee is famous for her supernatural fiction.
Robert Fordyce Aickman was a conservationist and an English writer. He was born in London on the 27th of June in 1914.
Shirley Jackson was another popular American Writer who is known for her horror & mystery books and novels. Jackson was born on the 14th of December in 1916 in San Francisco.