|Alias(es):||Flourish Klink, msbunburyist, cennorethsdaughter, mahtala|
|Type:||fan writer, aca-fan|
|Fandoms:||Harry Potter, Vorkosigan|
|Other:||The Alternity website|
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Flourish Klink is a fanfic writer, conference organizer and archive administrator, most notably in the Harry Potter fandom (having written stories for that fandom prior to the establishment of its Fanfiction.net section.)
- playing in the RPGs Nocturne Alley and That Was Then/This Is Now
- secretary of the board of HP Education Fanon, Inc. in 2009
Flourish also co-authored the classic Harry Potter fanfic "Alternity." Though the story has since disappeared from the internet, she resurrected it as an RPG in 2008. The RPG is also entitled Alternity.
List of Primary Fandoms:
- 1997-1998: X-files
- 1998 - present: Harry Potter
- 2007 - present: Vorkosigan
- A Short History Of Me In Fandom, (not an interview but a short self-recap) (2002)
- Acafandom and Beyond: Week Three, Part One (Kristina Busse, Flourish Klink, and Nancy Baym), Acafandom and Beyond: Week Three, Part Two (Kristina Busse, Flourish Klink, and Nancy Baym) (2011)
- Fandoms, the Internet, and Harry Potter: An interview with Flourish Klink, co-founder of FictionAlley and CMS lecturer (2013)
List of Conferences & Conventions (Presenting or Organizing)
- 2003: Nimbus 2003, panelist for "Once Upon a Time-Turner: The History of Harry Potter Fandom." Moderated "Slytherins, Smoke and Shadows: The Secret Life of Severus Snape."
- 2009: Azkatraz 2009, co-chair of formal programming. Moderated "Ten Years On," a discussion of the history of Harry Potter fandom.
- 2010: [The Digital Media and Learning Conference 2010: Diversifying Participation], co-presented "From Fan Activism to Political Activism: Participatory Democracy around Popular Media Affinity Groups."
- 2010: [International Conference for the Fantastic in Arts 31: Race and the Fantastic], panelist for "Antifans: What Fans Love to Hate." Presented "Fans, Anti-Fans and Sparklepires: An Examination of Current Definitions of ‘Fan’ with Reference to Twilight."