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NORTH AMERICAN

MASTERS of HORROR

North American writers of horror, ghost stories, weird fiction, and the Gothic.

These authors come from the United States, Canada, and parts of Latin America.

 

 

American Horror - The Ghost Story

ELEGANT GHOST STORIES, PARABLES, GOTHIC FARCES, and DARK ROMANTICISM
Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
John Kendrick Bangs
Stephen Vincent Benet
Charles Brockden Brown
Willa Cather
Stephen Crane
Emma Frances Dawson
Olivia Howard Dunbar
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Ellen Glasgow
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Patrick Lafcadio Hearn
Washington Irving
Henry James
Sarah Orne Jewett
Harriet Prescott Spofford
Mark Twain
Edith Wharton
 
 
 

American Horror - The Weird Tale

VIOLENT GHOST STORIES, PULP FICTION, FANTASY, and CYNICAL COSMICISM
Ambrose Bierce
Robert W. Chambers
Irvin S. Cobb
Ralph Adams Cram
F. Marion Crawford
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Julian Hawthorne
David H. Keller, M.D. 
Jack London
H.P. Lovecraft
Herman Melville
William Chambers Morrow
Fitz-James O'Brien
Edgar Allan Poe
Francis Stevens (Gertrude B. Bennett)
Edward Lucas White
Henry St. Clair Whitehead
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Canadian Horror - The Terror of Wilderness

ECO-HORROR, WEIRD FICTION, FOLK STORIES, and SURVIVALIST NARRATIVES
Grant Allen
Honoré Beaugrand
W.H. Blake
S. Carleton
John Charles Dent
Philippe Aubert de Gaspé
Stephen Leacock
Gilbert Parker
Charles G. D. Roberts
Mazo de la Roche
Robert Service
Duncan Campbell Scott
Vincent Starrett
Alan Sullivan
 
 
 
 
 

Hispanic Fantasias 

FOLK LEGENDS, OCCULT HORRORS, SCIENCE FICTION, and GOTHIC ROMANCES
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NOTE: The following list of Hispanic writers includes several notable writers from South American countries who belong to the same school of '
Latino Romanticism as their Mexican counterparts
Jose Maria Rao Bercena
Eduardo Blanco
Miguel Cane
Ruben Dario
Macedonia Fernandez
Juana Manuela Gorriti
Eduardo Holmberg
W. H. Hudson
Leopoldo Lugones
Juan Montalvo
Manuel Guitierrez Najera
Ricardo Palma
Horacio Quiroga
Jose Maria Barrios de las Rios
Guillermo Vigil y Robles
Eduardo Wilde