Megen de Bruin-Molé is a PhD researcher with Cardiff University (formerly the University of Amsterdam), studying the way 21st-century culture uses and abuses the Gothic narratives of the 19th century. For the past three years she has been reading and writing about Frankenfiction, a.k.a. the mashup of fantastical monsters and historical fiction. She is the author of several academic articles on remix, neo-Victorian fiction, and popular culture, and blogs here on academic topics every Wednesday.
Megen is also an editor with the Critical Posthumanism Network, and its Genealogy project. She was previously the central editor and social media manager for the literary organisation Poetry International.