Desiree Rodriguez

Desiree Rodriguez is an editor, writer and journalist born and raised in New Jersey.

As an editor Desiree has worked on many of Lion Forge’s Catalyst Prime titles as an editorial assistant. In 2018 she was a co-editor for the charity anthology Puerto Rican Strong that centered around various historical fiction stories about the island to raise awareness for Puerto Rican pride, culture, and history.

Her writing has been published in Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez’s anthology Ricanstruction; a collaborative charity anthology with DC Comics where she wrote two original stories, one starring the popular DC character Starfire and La Borinqueña. Desiree is also the creator of the hashtag, and chats, #BeingLatinxInComics, that discusses Latinx representation in the comic industry.

As a journalist Desiree has written various articles that target various social issues, examining fictional narratives in various media, and comics history and evolution. Some of her most notable articles have included:

Desiree has been featured as a voice on Latinx representation in media in outlets such as: The Washington Post, US Today, The Nerds of Color, and Color Web Magazine. She’s also been a featured guest on episodes of Graphic Policy Radio and Hard NOC. She is also a recurring co-host on DC Classics, a podcast that discusses various DC television shows that no longer air. Desiree has also participated in various panels discussing Latinx representation in comics, queer characters and stories in comics, and being a woman of color in comics.

Press:

INDIE COMICS SPOTLIGHT: DESIREE RODRIGUEZ IS A PUERTO RICAN STRONG STARFIRE FANGIRL

Women in Comics Month: Interview with Desiree Rodriguez with Previews Magazine

Getting To Know… Desiree Rodriguez by Marco Lopez on Bleeding Cool

CHILLING WITH JOURNALIST AND LION FORGE EDITORIAL ASSISTANT, DESIREE RODRIGUEZ

Contact me:

Email: desiree@lionforge.com

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