PHILIPPE MET is Professor of French and Cinema Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Chair of French, and Editor-in-Chief of French Forum. He is regularly invited to lecture at various academic or research institutions in the US, Europe, Australia and Asia. He has published widely on poetry, fantastic literature and film. Single-authored and edited books include: Formules de la poésie. Études sur Ponge, Leiris, Char et Du Bouchet (1999); (ed.) André du Bouchet et ses Autres (2003); (co-ed.) Les Aventures de Harry Dickson: scénario pour un film non réalisé par Alain Resnais (2007); La Lettre tue. Spectre(s) de l’écrit fantastique (2009); (ed.) Yves Charnet (2009); (co-ed.) Screening the Paris Suburbs 1895-1995 (2017). He is currently editing a volume on Louis Malle and pursuing several book projects (the esthetic and phenomenology of poetic notebooks; representations of childhood in horror films; phantom cinema).