Brittany Warman is a PhD candidate in English and Folklore at The Ohio State University, where she is currently working on completing her dissertation on fairy tale, faerie legend, and the Gothic aesthetic in nineteenth-century British literature. With Sara Cleto, she is the co-founder of the Carterhaugh School of Folklore and the Fantastic (https://carterhaughschool.com), an online school dedicated to bringing the magic of folklore study to those outside the academy.
Her academic work has appeared or is forthcoming from Marvels & Tales, Humanities, Channeling Wonder: Fairy Tales on Television (Wayne State University Press 2014), Folktales and Fairy Tales: Traditions and Texts from around the World (ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press 2015), Fairy-Tale World (Routledge 2018), and The Routledge Companion to Media and Fairy-Tale Cultures (Routledge 2018). Also a creative writer, her fiction and poetry have appeared in Uncanny Magazine, Mythic Delirium, Faerie Magazine, Liminality, Stone Telling, and others, and her academic and creative reviews have been published in such venues as Marvels & Tales, The Journal of American Folklore, and Strange Horizons. She is a three-time Rhysling Award nominee.
Brittany lives in Ohio with her partner and two mischievous cats named Grimalkin and Pyewacket.