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The Monster She Wrote Podcast

May 30, 2023

Get to know Mel and Lisa: reader edition!


Recommended in this episode: Shirley Jackson’s short stories


UP NEXT: Margaret St. Clair’s “The Island of the Hands”


Buy Toil and Trouble here!


May 16, 2023

Author of the novella Corporate Body and the Shirley Jackson Award-winning story "Not the Man I Married," R.A. Busby spends her spare time running in the desert with her dog and finding weird things to write about. 


Buy Corporate Body here (or anywhere books or sold). 


Recommended in this episode: Queen of Teeth by...

May 2, 2023

TW: Domestic Violence/Abuse 

The narrator of “Not the Man I Married” has a happy life. She lives in a big house with her husband, Charles, and their two children, Bella and baby Charlie. Everything seems wonderful…until one day a man comes home who looks like Charles, walks like Charles, and even talks like...