Anna is a PhD researcher at the University of Exeter with a thesis on the Horned God in
fantasy fiction and Live Action Role Play. With a BA in literature from Royal Holloway,
University of London and an MA in medieval literatures and languages from the University
of York, Anna’s academic interests range from witchcraft studies, to speculative fiction, to
ecocriticism, to game studies.
Anna’s publications feature in Fictional Practices in Spirituality vol 1 and Antikenrezeption in
der Horror, as well as Folklore, the journal of The Folklore Society, and Hellebore, a popular
occult zine. Beyond academia, Anna has worked with the Bodleian and the British Library to
design public outreach events, as well as spending five years on the trustee board of The
When not at work, Anna can be found waving a foam sword around on a LARP field or
lounging with her enormous cat, Sherlock.