Jessica Ferri

Jessica Ferri is a writer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been published by The New Yorker, The Economist, NPR, The Daily Beast, and more. Her first book, Dearly Departed, on the cemeteries of New York, will be published in 2020. 

www.jessicaferri.com|@JessicaAFerri

7 Disturbing and Controversial Horror Books

These stories are not for the faint of heart. 

The Guardians of Portland's Lone Fir Cemetery

An eerie tombstone stands watch over one of the city's oldest cemeteries.

10 Scariest Paranormal Episodes of Unsolved Mysteries

As if the episodes about mysterious deaths and serial killers on the run weren’t terrifying enough...

No Escape: Step Inside Australia's Beechworth Lunatic Asylum

Its brutal past has made it home to some of the most intense paranormal activity in the area.

7 Genre-Bending Books by Fritz Leiber 

The author blended horror with science fiction and fantasy to create terrifying stories. 

Zak Bagans' Paranormal Documentary Demon House Is Now Available on Amazon Prime Video for Free Instant Streaming

Hell hits home in Bagans’ paranormal doc—and if you're an Amazon Prime member you can stream it tonight.

11 Terrifying True Stories of Killers Who Knew Their Victims

You’ll be sleeping with one eye open after reading this ...

9 Best True Crime Books of 2017

These true crime tales had us obsessed in 2017.

Charlotte Canda: The Girl Who Designed Her Own Grave

Charlotte's story lives on, even in death.

12 Creepy Kids Books That Scarred Us for Life

These darker tales intended for children are guaranteed to give you nightmares.

The Bloody Bride of 13 Curves Road

She wanders the road at night, haunting all those who pass.

The Bronze Lady: The (Other) Spooky Legend of Sleepy Hollow That You've Never Heard of

Sleepy Hollow's lesser-known ghost will terrify you all the more.

The Haunted Halls of Aspen’s Hotel Jerome

Its history and halls are filled with ghosts.

The Creepy Halloween Legend of Mary Meinert’s Grave

Those that have gotten close enough say the statue weeps tears of blood.

The Headless Ghost of St. Paul's Chapel

One actor lost his fortune, his life, and his head.

Wherever I Go, People Die: Hélène Jégado, the Servant Serial Killer

She's one of the most prolific female serial killers of all time, with an estimated 36 victims.

The Phantoms of St. Augustine's Haunted Lighthouse

"The figure of a young girl in a long dress can be seen standing alone on the observation deck..."