Jessica McCort

Jessica McCort is an associate professor in the Literature, Culture, and Society Department at Point Park University in Pittsburgh. McCort’s scholarship focuses largely on the appropriation of children’s literature, particularly European fairy tales and Lewis Carroll’s Alice books, by American women writers. She is the editor of a compilation of essays on the intersection of the horror genre and children’s and young adult literature, entitled Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children’s Literature and Culture (2016).