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About Jessica

Jessica Cory is the editor of and contributor to the collection Mountains Piled upon Mountains: Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene, forthcoming with West Virginia University Press. A writer and educator hailing from southeastern Ohio and now living in western North Carolina, she teaches in the English Department at Western Carolina University. Her work has been published in several journals (see Writing) and was a finalist in the 2017 Still: The Journal poetry contest.

Her research interests include ecocriticism, literature and the environment, Appalachian studies, African American studies, Indigenous/Native American studies, and gender studies.