Find your fandom!

Or maybe you’ve already found your fandom and want to read more about fan culture and fan phenomena from a scholarly perspective. Over the winter break, catch up on a series, support your fav creators and artists, read new fic writers, write fan fiction! (If it’s not already taken out, this book is awesome: Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking Over the World by Anne Jamison.)

Whether you’re on or off campus, here are some eBooks you might want to check out:

Fan Culture: Theory/Practice by Katherine Larsen and Lynn Zubernis
Television, Social Media, and Fan Culture by Dedria Givens-Carroll, Amber J. Narro, and Alison Slade
Fandom at the Crossroads: Celebration, Shame and Fan/producer Relationships by Katherine Larsen and Lynn Zubernis
Media Marathoning: Immersions in Morality by Lisa Glebatis Perks
Bastard Culture!: How User Participation Transforms Cultural Production by Mirko Tobias Schäfer
Naughty Girls and Gay Male Romance/Porn: Slash Fiction, Boys’ Love Manga, and Other Works by Female “Cross-Voyeurs” in the U.S. Academic Discourses by Carola Katharina Bauer

also, the Fan Phenomena eBook series: The Big Lebowski, The Hunger Games, Sherlock Holmes, Supernatural, Star Wars, Batman, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Twin Peaks, Star Trek, Doctor Who

“Mischief managed!”*

Poster image: Penelope Love Prints (Illustrator). (2015). Multi fandom wallpaper [Digital image]. Retrieved from

* J.K. Rowling