Transformative Works and Cultures

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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 published a companion blog to TWC, The Symposium Blog, from June 6, 2010 until the end of 2012. This project relaunched in a new format on March 1, 2013 as the Fanhackers Blog, and entries from Symposium are now archived there.