Keven McQueen lives in Berea, KY, and is an instructor in English composition and literature at Eastern Kentucky University. He is the author of 17 books on history, biography, ghost lore, folklore, natural disasters, and historical true crime. He has also written several books in the American Gothic series that concentrate on true and frightening, yet humorously told, topics. These books include The Kentucky Book of the Dead; Forgotten Tales of Indiana; Forgotten Tales of Kentucky; and, recently from Indiana University Press, Creepy California, Horror in the Heartland, and New England Nightmares. Learn more at his website.