Chelsea Davis is a writer and radio producer based in San Francisco. Her essays and poetry have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of BooksLiterary Hub, Electric Literature, and the Public Domain Review, among other publications.

Her radio stories have been featured on podcasts such as 99 Percent Invisible, BackStory, and Out There, and have aired on stations including KALW 91.7 FM and KZYX 90.7. She currently co-produces Pseudopod, a weekly horror fiction podcast. In the newsroom of KVMR 89.5 FM in Nevada City, CA, she filed daily stories on topics ranging from local government to the world’s first (only?) zombie musical.

When Chelsea isn’t busy making stories, she studies them. She holds a PhD in English literature from Stanford University, where she also earned her Masters in English in 2014. While at Stanford, she received the Centennial Teaching Award and the Ric Weiland Graduate Fellowship. Her research focuses on artistic representations of violence, from war fiction, to horror film, to apocalyptic writing, to the literary Gothic.

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