Samantha Puc
the verbal thing

Samantha Puc (she/her) is an essayist and culture critic whose work has been featured on Bitch Media, them., The Beat, The Mary Sue, and elsewhere. She mostly writes intersectional pop culture analysis with a particular focus on representation of LGBTQ and fat characters in fiction. Samantha is the co-creator and editor-in-chief of Fatventure Mag, an outdoors zine for fat folx who are into being active, but not into toxic weight-loss culture. She lives in Montana with her partner and cats.

Author photo by Lauren Zaknoun.

Current Work

Bitch Media, CBR, The Mary Sue, Shelfdust, them.

Past Work

Banshee, The Beat, Bustle, Culturess, Rogues Portal, Shakespeare & Punk, SheKnows, The Tempest


Fat & Queer: An Anthology of Queer and Trans Bodies and Lives (2021)
Fatventure Mag
Guest Posts & Print Publications
Podcasts & Panels