Move Over, Poe—The Real Godfather of Gothic Horror Was Nathaniel Hawthorne

Edgar Allan Poe is generally regarded as the OG of American literature. OG, of course, stands for “Original Goth.” When it comes to the creepy, the weird, and the macabre, Poe takes his place as the grandmaster of the whole black parade. Guillermo del Toro, serving as the series editor of the Penguin Horror line, … Continue reading Move Over, Poe—The Real Godfather of Gothic Horror Was Nathaniel Hawthorne