Sue Zlosnik is Professor of English at Manchester Metropolitan University, where she is Head of the English Department.She has published extensively on women's writing and on Gothic. With Avril Horner, she is the author of three monographs, including Daphne du Maurier: Writing,Identity and the Gothic Imagination (1998) and Gothic and the Comic Turn (2005). They are also the editors of Le Gothic (2008), a collection of essays about transatlantic influences and connections in Gothic, and an edition of the 1813 novel The Heroine by Eaton Stannard Barrett (2010). Working alone, she has published on a range of writers, including George Meredith, Robert Louis Stevenson, J.R.R. Tolkien and Chuck Palahniuk. Her monograph on Patrick McGrath is due to be published in 2011.