Helena K. Bacon has taught literature and film at the University of Nottingham, Anglia Ruskin University, the University of Suffolk and the University of East Anglia. She has published articles on biology and the baroque aesthetic within the work of Matthew Barney, HBO show Carnivàle in relation to the history of freak shows, ecocritical readings of Sylvia Townsend Warner’s Lolly Willowes, and on atomic hauntings in Catherine Linstrum’s Nuclear. She has forthcoming work on gothic Mexican animation and gothic East Anglian landscapes. She has presented at various conferences both nationally and internationally and is now working on her first monograph, Nuclear Gothic: Textual and Cultural Fusions, due out with Anthem in 2023.
Contact: University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK.