My first book.

I have published on a wide-ranging amount of topics, ranging from werewolves to gender methodology. As you can see, I am interdisciplinary in my academic work.

If you are interested in purchasing my book, you may do so by following the link here. My author profile through Intellect is available by clicking this link. My first academic article my be accessed here.

Below is a list of my publications.


DiGioia, Amanda. Childbirth and Parenting in Horror Texts: The Marginalized and the Monstrous. Emerald Studies in Alternativity and Marginalization. Emerald Publishing Limited. July 2017.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

DiGioia, Amanda. Sámi Women. Terrestrial, Dialectical, Vigor, Ethos.  Lectora: Revista de dones i textualitat. Volume 22. November 2016, pp 83-90 (1).

DiGioia, Amanda. Lechery, lycanthropy, and Little Red Riding Hood in Type O Negative’s ‘Wolf Moon (Including Zoanthropic Paranoia)’. Metal Music Studies, Volume 2, Number 2. June 2016, pp 233-243 (1).

DiGioia, Amanda. A cry in the dark: the howls of wolves in horror and heavy metal music. Horror Studies. Volume 7, Number 2. October 2016, pp 293-306 (1).

DiGioia, Amanda and Helfrich, Lyndsay. ‘I’m sorry but it’s true: you’re bringin’ on the heartache’: the antiquated methodology of Deena Weinstein. Metal Music Studies, Issue 4, Volume 2, June 2018, pp. 356-374.

Book Chapters

DiGioia, Amanda. Fan Appreciation 2: Game of Thrones on Kinja. Fan Phenomena: Game of Thrones. Intellect Publishing, 2017, pp 82-87 (1).

DiGioia, Amanda and Naylor Davis, Charlotte. Cursed is the fruit of thy womb: Inversion/Subversion and the inscribing of morality on women’s bodies in heavy metal. Alternativity and Marginalisation: Essays on Subcultures, Bodies and Spaces. Forthcoming 2018.

DiGioia, Amanda. Love Breed or Hate Haven? Localized Narratives of Identity in the Heavy Metal Music Scene of New Haven, Connecticut. Heavy Sounds of Origin (working title). Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Forthcoming 2018.

Book Reviews

Heavy Metal Music Studies and Popular Culture, Leisure Studies in a Global Era, edited by Bryan Bardine, Gabby Riches, Dave Snell, and Brenda Gardenour Walter (2016), 1, London, Palgrave Macmillan UK, 214, 978-1-137-45667-0, Metal Music Studies, Volume 3, Number 1. March, 2017, pp 157-160 (1).

Heavy Metal, Gender, and Sexuality: Interdisciplinary Approached, Florian Heesch and Niall Scott (Eds.) (2016), Abingdon-on-Thames: Routledge, 282 pp., ISBN: 9781472424792, Metal Music Studies, Volume 4, Number 2: Forthcoming

Gender, Metal, and the Media: Women Fans and the Gendered Experience of Music, Rosemary Lucy Hill (2016), Pop Music, Culture, and Identity, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 184 pp., ISBN: 9791137554406, Metal Music Studies, Volume 4, Number 2: Forthcoming.