Samantha Puc
the verbal thing

Samantha Puc (she/her) is an essayist and culture critic whose work has been featured on Bitch MediaThe Mary SueSheKnowsThe BeatBustle, 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 managing editor at The Beat, as well as 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

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

Past Work

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


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