What is the Enduring Appeal of Vampires?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka

Today’s lead story features in interview with Adam Rex, author of Fat Vampire, a YA novel about the travails of a an overweight teen vampire. Rex offers some thoughts as to the enduring appeal of vampires, but what do you think? Why are we so darn taken with these bloodsuckers? They’re hardly to be envied or admired. And what do they have over werewolves, succubi and other creatures of the night?

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.