Binding the Spirit World


At Lit Hub, Adrian Van Young examines the quiet re-emergence in literature of Spiritualism, a mid-19th century industry that saw mourners and mediums attempt to transcend (or dupe) the boundaries between the living and the dead.

Michelle Vider is a writer based in Philadelphia. Her work has appeared/is forthcoming in The Toast, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, Atlas and Alice, Baldhip Magazine, and others. Find her at or @meanchelled. More from this author →