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Bio

Stitch is a freelance journalist and rogue fandom/media studies scholar in Florida. Since 2015, she’s run Stitch’s Media Mix, a digital culture and arts publication focusing on real, down to earth critical analysis of international pop culture and the Western arm of the fandoms they spawn. On the site, their work looks at queer sub/text in superhero comics, performances of anti/Blackness in Korean pop and hip hop, gender and race in urban fantasy, as well as race and racism (primarily antiblackness) in fandom spaces. They have publication credits in Fireside Fiction, The Mary Sue, Strange Horizons, ComicsAlliance, Teen Vogue, and Women Write About Comics.  You can find her at Stitch’s Media Mix and on twitter as @stitchmediamix

Published Pieces

Teen Vogue

Fan Service

Interviews and Features

Polygon

How we got to ‘report accounts’ and the latest Taylor Swift controversy

Joysauce

Chasing Black Cool

The Verge

K-POP’S FANDOM PLATFORMS ARE CHANGING WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AN IDOL

Slate

Turning Red Shows Fandom at Its Most Unrealistic

I-D Vice

K-pop activism makes headlines but Black fans’ experience is more complex

“Bond Girl” @ The Mary Sue  (Bond Girl page on my site)

@ ComicsAlliance

How It Feels To Be “Cute For A Black Girl”

Women Write About Comics

Strange Horizons

Stitch @ EatKS

Anathema Magazine

EFNIKS Magazine – Now ColorBloq