Author Holly L. Derr

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Holly L. Derr is a feminist, director, and professor of theater who writes about theater, film, television, video games, and comics. She holds an MFA in theater directing from Columbia University and has taught at Smith College, the ART-MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training, Brown University/Trinity Repertory Consortium, The California Institute of the Arts, and the University of California at Riverside. Holly has been published by Ms. Magazine, Bitch Media, Women and Hollywood, XX Factor/Slate, and The Atlantic Holly’s favorite pieces include “Gender Flipping in Hollywood, “What Really Makes a Film Feminist?” and “A Feminist Guide to Horror Movies Parts 1-6.” Follow her @hld6oddblend and check out her tumblr, Feminist Fandom.