The Lady From The Black Lagoon—Rondo Hatton Award Winner!


Mallory O’Meara’s THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON won the 18th annual Rondo Hatton Award for Classic Horror in the Book of the Year category! The Rondo Hatton Award honors the best in classic horror research, creativity and film preservation.

Previously, O’Meara won the 2019 SCIBA Book Award for Best Biography and was nominated for the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award in the History & Biography Category. THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON hit #8 on The Los Angeles Times bestseller list, was featured in The New Yorker magazine, and has been listed on dozens of “best of lists” including Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and more.

O’Meara is working on her next nonfiction book titled GIRLY DRINKS: A Women’s History of Drinking through the Ages, under contract to Hanover Square Press.