Despina Feleki is also our Young Scholar Representative (2014-18), an independent scholar and an appointed English Educator. She completed her M.A. studies in European Literature and Culture and her Ph.D. in Contemporary American Culture in the English School, AUTh. She lectures and organizes workshops on fiction and pedagogy, focusing on the intersections between textuality and digitality, and how these affect literary and educational practices. Her other academic and research interests include Contemporary Anglophone Literature, Popular Culture, Fandom and Videogame Studies. She is a regular review contributor (European Journal of American Studies, eJournal Materialities of Literature, the 49th Parallel American Studies Today). Her published articles appear in GRAMMA: Journal of Theory and Criticism: Digital Literary Production and the Humanities (AUTh), in Writing Technologies by Nottingham Trent University, and in Authorship, the Journal of the University of Ghent. Her monograph, entitled Stephen King in the New Millennium: Gothic Mediations on New Writing Materialities, was published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in 2018.