I just received the exciting news that an essay I wrote entitled “‘What Would Buffy Do?’: Notes on Dusting Edward Cullen” has won the Short Mr. Pointy Award at the fourth biennial Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses at Flagler College in St. Augustine Florida. The “Mr. Pointy” Awards are presented to the best scholarly works in Whedon Studies. The honors are given out in two categories affectionately titled the Long Mr. Pointy and the Short Mr. Pointy awards. The winners were chosen by vote of the Whedon Studies Association and I am honored to have been nominated and floored to have won this year.
I originally wrote the piece for the blog Women in Media and News: Voices as a way of detailing the reasons and process behind making my viral remix video Buffy vs Edward. Many thanks to Jennifer Pozner at WIMN for her fantastic editing notes on the essay.