Richard J. Hand
Richard J. Hand is a professor and head of the Literature, Drama and Creative Writing department at the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. He has a special interest in popular performance culture, especially horror, using critical and practical research methodologies. He is the author of books on horror radio drama, Grand Guignol horror theatre and co-editor of books on horror film and the Gothic. Richard is the lead scriptwriter for the US-based National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre on the Air, an award-winning podcast drama series. In 2020, the entire repertoire of the series was acquired by the Library of Congress for preservation in recognition of ‘its cultural and historical importance’.
Contact: University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK.