About

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.

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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.


Media Mentions
Malory Beazley Guest Post
Claudia Rebaza. Organization for Transformative Works. August 25, 2016.

Trump Is The Villain, Stop Rooting For Him
Zac Thompson. The Huffington Post. July 18, 2017.

WordPress Editors’ Pick
Editors at Automattic. WordPress Discover. April 2017.

Editors' Pick April 2017


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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