Harold Schechter

Harold Schechter is a professor of American literature at Queens College, the City University of New York. Among his more than 30 published books are a series of historical true crime narratives about America’s most infamous serial killers, a quartet of mystery novels featuring Edgar Allan Poe and an anthology of American true crime writing published by the Library of America. His most recent book, “Psycho USA: Famous American Killers You Never Heard Of,” will be published in August by Random House/Ballantine.