Ashley Massey

Affiliation: University of North Alabama

Research Areas:
Period: 20th Century Gothic, 21st Century Gothic
Gender: Female Gothic
Interdisciplinary Approaches: Eco-Gothic, Folklore and Myth, Spirituality and Religion
Genres and Media: Fiction, Poetry
Regions and Cultures: Southern American Gothic

Ashley Massey holds a MA in Literature with focuses on Southern Gothic literature and Critical Prison Studies. She currently teaches in jails and prisons, including through the University of North Alabama’s Restorative Justice Lab. She recently released a gothic, farm-themed poetry book. She is currently focused on projects pertaining to Southern Gothic writers William Gay and Flannery O’Connor.