Phire Phoenix is a name that I’ve been using on the internet since I figured out what the internet is. It’s also the only name I’ve ever used that is consistently available to me as a username when registering on a new site, so it stuck. As far as alliterative handles featuring mythical animals picked by 12-year-olds go, it could’ve been a lot worse.
I’m a code monkey by day, and an amateur novelist, political pundit, and angry feminist by night. No, wait, I’m kidding; I’m always an angry feminist.
Things I frequently write about include, but are not exclusive to, social issues, technology, geek culture, sociology, literature, fandom, art, and language. I will defend my Oxford comma to the death and my cat is probably cuter than your cat.
Here are some pieces that I consider to be my best work.
I’m also in lots of other places on the internet:
Email me if you’d like! I’m (probably) nice.