Regina M Hansen is the author of the  young adult supernatural novel The Coming Storm, out now from Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

She has been a frequent contributor to the nationally circulated children’s magazine Dig Into History (formerly Calliope) from Cobblestone Publishing, and her essays have also appeared in The Wall Street Journal Review and The Conversation.  

Regina teaches at Boston University and has written and edited non-fiction on many topics, including monsters, Halloween, horror movies, elves, angels, demons and sea monsters.  She is the co-editor (with Susan George) of Supernatural, Humanity and the soul: The Highway to Hell and Back (about the television series Supernatural), author/editor of Roman Catholicism in Fantastic Film (McFarland 2011) and co-editor of the forthcoming collection Satan and Cinema  (Fordham UP, 2022) with Jeffrey Weinstock. Her recent scholarship has appeared in Science Fiction Film and Television and the anthologies Neo-Victorian Families (eds. Christian Gutleben and Marie-Luise Kohlke, Rodopi 2011) and Fathers in Victorian Ficton (ed. Natalie McKnight, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011). She is also a contributor to The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Filmic Monsters (ed. Jeffrey Weinstock, Ashgate 2014),  and has reviewed for The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts.  


Regina likes to sing , read and crochet and walk the beaches of New England and Eastern Canada. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and three children. Subscribe to her newsletter below:


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