Lydia Rivers


As Editor-At-Large, Lydia's interests include working with international contributors and hearing their fandom stories—especially those that originate outside of the English language. She greatly enjoys content analysis and spotting the little tricks that creators use to send their art to the next level. In her time off, she can be found engaging with interpersonal disability advocacy, creative writing, and impulse-buying yarn.

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“We’re here! Together!” COVID and Otakon ‘21: the Con at the End of the Rainbow

While dozing on the train home from Washington D.C., I imagined beginning this piece with something suitably poetic, or maybe even sappy — perhaps wiping an only somewhat performative tear from my eye about how American fans came together during COVID and showed each other a relatively safe time. I found Otakon 2021 to be […]

By Lydia Rivers

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