Transformative Works and Cultures

Transformative Works and Cultures is a peer-reviewed academic journal that seeks to promote scholarship on fanworks and practices. The journal launched on September 15, 2008. The journal publishes two issues a year, one on September 15 and one on March 15.

TWC is a Gold Open Access publication of the nonprofit Organization for Transformative Works copyrighted under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License. TWC has been submitted for indexing in all major academic databases, open access directories, and services such as Google Scholar.

The TWC stance on fanwork citations can be found here.

The Journal team also publishes a sister publication to TWC, the Fanhackers Blog, for the discussion of fannish meta topics and fannish perspectives on fan and media studies. Fanhackers launched under the name The Symposium Blog on June 6, 2010 and then relaunched in a new format on March 1, 2013.