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Kristina Busse is a long-time fan and an academic working on fan works and fan cultures. She is one of the founding editors of the OTW's international peer-reviewed, Open Access academic journal Transformative Works and Cultures. She is also co-editor of Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet. She blogs occasionally at ephemeral traces and more often at the collective media studies blog Antenna. Her web site is http://kristinabusse.com.
- Writercon Q&A: Kristina Busse (2009)
- Fan Fiction Oral History Project with Kristina Busse (2012)
- Where Fandom Studies Came From: An Interview with Kristina Busse and Karen Hellekson (2014)
Bibliography of Fandom-Related Work
- Framing Fan Fiction: Literary and Social Practices in Fan Fiction Communities. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2017.
- The Fan Fiction Studies Reader. Co-edited with Karen Hellekson. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2014. (http://www.uiowapress.org/books/2014-spring/fan-fiction-studies-reader.htm)
- Sherlock and Transmedia Fandom. Co-edited with Louisa Stein. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2012.
- Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet. Co-edited with Karen Hellekson. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2006.
- Media Fan Studies: Eine Bestandsaufnahme. Trans. Vera Cuntz-Leng. Creative Crowds: Perspektiven der Fanforschung im deutschsprachigen Raum. Ed. Vera Cuntz-Leng. Darmstadt: Büchner Verlag, 2014.
- Remixing the Remix: Ownership and Appropriation within Fan Communities. Co-written with Shannon Farley. M/C Journal 16.4 (August 2013)
- Geek Hierarchies, Boundary Policing, and the Gendering of the Good Fan. Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies 10.1 (May 2013).
- The Return of the Author: Ethos and Identity Politics. Companion to Media Authorship. Ed. Jonathan Gray and Derek Johnson. Oxford: Blackwell, 2013. 48-68.
- Identity, Ethics, and Fan Privacy.” Co-written with Karen Hellekson. Fan Culture: Theory/Practice. Ed. Katherine Larsen and Lynn Zubernis. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 38-56.
- Fans and Fan Communities. Co-written with Jonathan Gray. Handbook of Media Audiences. Ed. Virginia Nightingale. Oxford: Blackwell, 2010.
- Limit Play: Fan Authorship between Source Text, Intertext, and Context. Co-written with Louisa Stein. Popular Communication 7.4 (2009). 192-207.
- Bending Gender: Feminist and (Trans)Gender Discourses in the Changing Bodies of Slash Fanfiction. Co-written with Alexis Lothian. Internet Fiction(s). Ed. Ingrid Hotz-Davies, Anton Kirchhofer, and Sirpa Leppänen. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. 105-27.
- Yearning Void and Infinite Potential: Online Slash Fandom as Queer Female Space. Co-written with Alexis Lothian and Robin Anne Reid. ELN 45.2 (Fall/Winter 2007). 103-111.
- Канон, контекст и консенсус: новое прочтение фанфикшена. (Canon, Context, and Consensus: An Approach to Reading Fan Fiction) Trans. Ksenia Prassolova. Baltic Journal of Philology 6 (2007): 345-360.
- My Life is a WIP on My LJ: Slashing the Slasher and the Reality of Celebrity and Internet Performances. Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet. Ed. Kristina Busse and Karen Hellekson. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2006.
- 'I'm Jealous of the Fake Me': Postmodern Subjectivity and Identity Construction in Boy Band Fan Fiction. Framing Celebrity: New Directions in Celebrity Culture. Ed. Su Holmes and Sean Redmond. London: Routledge, 2006.
- 'Digital Get Down': Postmodern Boy Band Slash and the Queer Female Space. eros.usa: Essays on the Culture and Literature of Desire. Ed. Cheryl Malcolm and Jopi Nyman. Gdansk: Gdansk UP, 2005. 104-25.
- Crossing the Final Taboo: Family, Sexuality, and Incest in the Buffyverse. Fighting the Forces: What's at Stake in Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Ed. Rhonda V. Wilcox and David Lavery. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002. 207-17.
- Fan Labor and Feminism: Capitalizing the Fannish Labor of Love. In Focus. Editor. Cinema Journal 54.3 (Summer 2015).
- Where_Fandom_Studies_Came_From:_An_Interview_with_Kristina_Busse_and_Karen_Helleckson Interview with Kristina Busse and Karen Hellekson by Henry Jenkins (, , 
- Pon Farr, Mpreg, Bonds, and the Rise of the Omegaverse. In Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking over the World Ed. Anne Jamison. Smart Pop Books, 2013.
- Scholarly Critiques and Critiques of Scholarship. Co-written with Alexis Lothian. Camera Obscura 77 (26.2) September 2011.
- Fandom and Feminism: Gender and the Politics of Fan Production. In Focus Editor. Cinema Journal 48.4 (Summer 2009): 104-136.
- Fans, Fandom, Fan Studies. Encyclopedia of Communication Theory. Ed. Stephen Littlejohn and Karen Foss. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2009.
- Attention Economy, Layered Publics, and Research Ethics. Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture. 9.14 - Special Issue: Social Media (2009).
- Fan Fiction and Slash. Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Robin Reid. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2008. 111-13, 280-82.
- Slash. Mein Heimliches Auge: Das Jahrbuch der Erotik 2007/2008. Ed. Claudia Gehrke. Tübingen: konkursbuch, 2007.
- Conversation with Cornel Sandvoss, University of Surrey. Gender and Fan Culture Series, Confessions of an Aca-Fan: The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins, Guest Blogger July 2007.
- Fandom-is-a-Way-of-Life versus Watercooler Discussion; or, The Geek Hierarchy as Fannish Identity Politics. Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture. Special Conference Issue (2006).
Talks and Presentations
- #violent amoral unicorn of justice gets knocked up: Syntax and Semantics of Tags as Genre Markers, Keynote Speaker. MASH 2013: Making and Sharing. July 4-5, 2013 in Maastricht, The Netherlands.
- Identity, Ethics, and Fan Privacy, with Karen Hellekson. Media in Transition 8, May 3-5, 2013 in Cambridge, MA.
- The Return of the Author: Ethos and Identity Politics. SCMS Conference, March 6-10, 2013 in Chicago, IL.
- Fifty Shades of Fandom: Repetition and Originality in Transformative Fanworks Keynote Speaker. Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities. Oct 11-13, 2012 in Gainesville, FL.
- Collective Scholarships and Digital Interfaces Workshop, Chair. SCMS, March 21-25, 2012 in Boston, MA.
- The Ethics of Selection: The Role of Canonicity in Acafannish Pedagogy and Publication. Acafandom and the Future of Fan Studies Workshop. SCMS, March 11-13, 2011 in New Orleans, LA.
- Get a Life: In-Text Representations and Gendered Fan Behavior. Flow Conference, September 31-October 2, 2010 in TX.
- Keynote Speaker. Cyber Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities, February 11-13, 2010 in Umeå, Sweden.
- The Role of Genre and Tropes in Writer Creativity and Reader Engagement. Guest Speaker. WriterCon: Between the Lines. July 31 - August 2, 2009 in Minneapolis, MN.
- Original Genius and Transformative Repetition. IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections, April 23-24, 2009 in Washington, DC.
- Historical Memory, Affective Imagination: Fan Representation in Media Fan Fiction. Popular Culture Association, April 8-11, 2009 in New Orleans, LA.
- I want us to own the goddamned servers: The Organization for Transformative Works and the Contemporary Status of Fan Culture. Flow Conference, October 20-21, 2008 in TX.
- Paratextual Commentary as Writer Response Theory. SCMS, March 6-9, 2008 in Philadelphia, PA.
- Intense Intertextuality: Derivative Works in Context. Media in Transition, April 27-29, 2007 in Cambridge, MA.
- Podcasts and the Fan Experience of Disseminated Media Commentary. Flow Conference, October 26-29, 2006 in Austin, TX.
- Will the Real Ending Please Stand Up? Experimental Multimedia Narratives and Fan Fiction. Console-ing Passions International Conference, May 25-27, 2006, in Milwaukee, WI.
- 'If I Wasn't a (Celebrity)?': Alternate Times/Bodies/Realities in Celebrity Fiction and the Search for Identity. International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 16-20, 2005, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- 'My Slash is More Canon Than Yours': Negotiating Authority in Harry Potter Fan Fiction. International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 24-28, 2004, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- Between Women: Real People Slash as Postmodern Queer Female Space. International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 20-24, 2003, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- Buffyverse Beyond Slash: Crossing the Final Taboo in Fan Fiction. Computers and Writing 2000, May 25-28, 2000 in Forth Worth, TX.