About Marcelle Perks
Marcelle Perks is a British author and journalist. At school she was fortunate enough to be in the same class as Chris Perry who became one of the UK’s cult TV experts. For his group Kaleidoscope she began doing video interviews on cult television when she was just sixteen. She appeared in the first amateur video Chimera (1989) in the UK to be given a BBFC certificate where she did gymnastic stunts.
A long time horror fan, since 1993 she has contributed freelance articles on horror films to such magazines as Redeemer, Fangoria, Shivers, Flesh and Blood, SamHain, Kamera, Rue Morgue, Nerve.com, The Erotic Review, The International Journal of Erotica, Gay Times, Foreplay, Film Maker magazine, The Dark Side and Videoworld. She has an MA in Media Studies and has taught creative writing at Leibniz University. She has contributed to The BFI Companion to Horror, British Horror Cinema, Gothic Lifestyle, Cinema Macabre, Alternative Europe: Eurotrash & Exploitation Cinema since 1945 and Lost Girls: the Phantasmagorical Cinema of Jean Rollin. She is currently writing a horror film book for Arrow Video.
She’s the author of the short story collection Bare Souls and the non-fiction guides Incredible Orgasms, The User’s Guide to the Rabbit and Secrets of Porn Star Sex. Since 2001 she has lived in Germany. Although she trained in the arts, she has an interest in science and medical history, in particular, Influenza 1918 and unethical medical experiments conducted on humans. Ever attracted to the dark side, she currently writes crime novels. She is married with two children.
Night Driver will be published by Urbane in August 2018.