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. 

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