Andi Schwartz is a Ph.D. candidate in Gender, Feminist, and Women’s Studies at York University, where she works under the supervision of Dr. Chloë Brushwood Rose. Andi works at the intersection of critical femininities and digital culture. Her research interests include femme identities and communities, online subcultures and counterpublics, and radical softness. Andi also holds a Master’s in Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies from York University, where she completed her MRP titled, “Femmes in Cyberspace: New Iterations of Femme Identity,” and a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University. Her academic work has been published in First Monday, Feral Feminisms, Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media and Technology, and the anthology On the Politics of Ugliness, edited by Sara Rodrigues and Ela Przybylo. She co-authored a chapter on Carly Rae Jepsen with Morgan Bimm (her academic soulmate) for the forthcoming anthology, The Spaces and Places of Canadian Pop Culture, edited by Neil Shyminsky and Victoria Kannen. Her other writing can be found in GUTS, Broken Pencil, Herizons, Shameless, and Daily Xtra. Andi lives in Toronto with her fur babies, Franny and Zooey.