13 Literary Monsters Perfect for This Year's Halloween Costume

With Halloween just around the corner, it's time to dig through your closet or visit your nearest costume shop to get your outfit together. Need some inspiration? Take a look at these options. Literary Halloween costumes come in all shapes and sizes.Whether you want to find a creepy new twist or go with a tried-and-tested character, there's a costume for you. 

Although you may not think intellectual costumes are for everyone, you'd be surprised how many recognizable costumes derive from literature. Your favorites werewolves and vampires, witches and monsters, often come straight off the page. 

They make perfect costumes for English majors, who will want to get every detail right (from the book, not the movie, obviously) or anyone who wants to show off their literary prowess. You might not get the most candy on Halloween, but you will hopefully get the most screams.