FAN/FIC is an online magazine for fanfiction readers and writers. We publish compelling articles and personal essays about fan culture, practical advice on how to improve your craft, and interviews with people in the community. We’ll also spotlight the best fanfics we find along the way, because great writing should always be celebrated.
Editor | Malory Beazley
In July 2016, FAN/FIC was transferred to Malory Beazley, one of the magazine’s regular contributors. A fangirl since the Backstreet Boys came on the scene, Malory took her interest in fan culture to the academy, penning a Master’s thesis on Harry Potter Genderswap Fanfiction before abdicating the ivory tower to write Drarry fic. She has big plans to grow this nonprofit passion project into a thriving, influential, and sustainable online publication.
Founder | Susan Pi
FAN/FIC was founded in October 2015 by Susan Pi. Susan’s background in publishing and freelance writing sparked the idea for an online magazine that features thought-provoking, well-informed articles about fan culture. FAN/FIC Magazine was born.
Malory Beazley Guest Post
Claudia Rebaza. Organization for Transformative Works. August 25, 2016. Online.
OTW Fannews: From Philes to Fire
Organization for Transformative Works. November 26, 2015. Online.
FAN/FIC Magazine Wiki Entry
Fanlore.org. September 28, 2016. Online.
’Stik dine homoerotiske undertoner skråt op, ms. Rowling’
(“Take Your Homoerotic Subtext and Shove It, Ms. Rowling,” my translation)
Nicoline Larsen, Information.dk. September 9, 2016. Danish. Online.
Trump Is The Villain, Stop Rooting For Him
Zac Thompson. The Huffington Post. July 18, 2017. Online.
Dean Winchester and Commander Shepard Walk Into a Bar: Why Fanon Matters
Alasdair Stuart. Uncanny Magazine. Issue 17. July/August 2017. Print.
WordPress Editors’ Pick
Editors at Automattic. WordPress Discover. April 2017. Online.
Further Reading, Viewing, and Websites
Francesca Davis DiPiazza, FANDOM: Fic Writers, Vidders, Gamers, Artists, and Cosplayers. 2017. Print.
Has Google Made Teaching a Nightmare Job in India?
Bubla Basu, Scroll.in. November 2, 2017. Online.
Discourse is the New Wank: A Reflection on Linguistic Change in Fandom
Lily Winterwood, Transformative Works and Cultures. Vol 27 (2018): Tumblr and Fandom. December 13, 2018. Online.
Top Ten Fandom Blogs
Jessica Powell, Babi a Fi. May 16, 2018. Online.
University Course Readings
“The Trouble With Genderswap” by Malory Beazley
WGS271Y1: Gender in Popular Culture, University of Toronto. Summer 2017.
“Why You Should Be Aware of Queerbaiting” by Jae Bailey
WGST 3123: Feminism and Popular Culture, Acadia University. Winter 2017.
York University. Winter 2017.
Longmont Estate Elementary School. Winter 2017.
Red Deer College. Winter 2017.
Yale University. Fall 2016.
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