Media Affiliations: Daily Dead and Fangoria


 After falling in love with the horror genre at a very early age, Heather Wixson has spent the last 12 years carving out a name for herself in the genre world as both a journalist and as a proponent of independent horror cinema. Wixson is currently the Managing Editor for, and was previously a featured writer at and where her online career began; she’s also been a contributor at FEARnet as well as a panelist for several of their online programs.

Wixson recently finished her first book, Monster Squad: Celebrating the Artists – A Behind Cinema’s Most Memorable Creatures and is currently working on her second upcoming book project on special effects artists as well.

Favorite Films: The Innocents, Pan’s Labyrinth, Clue, The Godfather Part II, Poltergeist, The Fly, Son of Frankenstein, Scream, Planet of the Apes, and Point Break. 

First Film You Ever Saw: An American Werewolf in London 

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