About

Francesca Coppa is Professor of English at Muhlenberg College and a founder of the Organization for Transformative Works (OTW), the nonprofit which built and runs the Archive of Our Own.  She writes in the fields of dramatic literature, performance studies, and fan studies. Her collection of transformative tales, The Fanfiction Reader: Folk Tales for the Digital Age (2017) won the Prose Award for best book in Media and Cultural Studies.  Her latest book, Vidding: A History is forthcoming from the University of Michigan Press. She is a feminist and a passionate advocate of fair use.