Lisa Morton

Lisa Morton

Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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February 2012
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About Lisa

Lisa Morton is a screenwriter, author of non-fiction books, and award-winning prose writer whose work was described by the American Library Association’s Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror as “consistently dark, unsettling, and frightening”. She is the author of four novels and 150 short stories, a six-time winner of the Bram Stoker Award®, and a world-class Halloween expert. She co-edited (with Leslie S. Klinger) the anthology Ghost Stories: Classic Tales of Horror and Suspense; forthcoming in 2020 is Calling the Spirits: A History of Seances . Her debut novel, The Castle of Los Angeles, was recently optioned for film and television by Kirsten Ames Management and Daniella Pineda.

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Awards

  • Bram Stoker Award for Graphic Novel, WITCH HUNTS: A GRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE BURNING TIMES
    (2012)

  • Bram Stoker Award for Nonfiction, TRICK OR TREAT: A HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN
    (2012)

  • Bram Stoker Award for First Novel, THE CASTLE OF LOS ANGELES
    (2010)

  • Bram Stoker Award for Long Fiction, THE LUCID DREAMING
    (2009)

  • Bram Stoker Award for Nonfiction, A HALLOWE'EN ANTHOLOGY
    (2008)

  • Bram Stoker Award for Short Fiction, "Tested"
    (2006)

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