Catherine Emmott is Reader in English Language at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. She is Director of the STACS Project (Stylistics, Text Analysis and Cognitive Science). She has published Narrative Comprehension: A Discourse Perspective (1997) and Mind, Brain and Narrative (2012, with A. J. Sanford). Her research interests include narrative processing, cognitive stylistics, empirical study of literature and reference theory. She was the editor for the Text Analysis and Stylistics section of Elsevier’s 14-volume Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. She is currently Assistant Editor of the journal Language and Literature.