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Carolyn Cox

Carolyn Cox has been writing professionally about books for over half a decade. Previously she was an editor at geek feminist website The Mary Sue, where she covered movies,TV, fandom, books, and all corners of the pop culture ‘verse. She now writes about sci-fi and fantasy for The Portalist, and praises her favorite ‘ships on romance site A Love So True. Carolyn’s byline has also appeared on Geekosystem and Revelist. Whether she’s writing about groundbreaking science fiction authors or captivating historical romance, Carolyn is passionate about the power of genre fiction. When not writing she performs in nerdy media in New York City. You can hear Carolyn play the anarchic smuggler Adriest Bingo on the Star Wars RPG podcast Roll One, or look out for the next performance of her New York-based Stephen King improv show Maxifun Overdrive. Contact: carovcox@gmail.com. 

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