Rita Dorsch

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Carnegie Mellon University, University Of St Andrews
Star Wars, Game Of Thrones & House Of The Dragon, The Oscars
  • Rita has been writing for Xoop since 2022, covering all aspects of the hottest movies and TV shows and the actors that bring them to life.
  • She's an awards season obsessive and a genre nerd with a true passion for the entertainment industry and the joy that it brings.
  • Her wide-ranging tastes encompass everything from the lowest-budget indies to tentpole franchises such as "Star Wars," the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "The Lord of the Rings," and "Game of Thrones."


Rita is a writer and educator with more than 10 years of experience in both fields. She began her writing career with an internship at Premiere Magazine. She has since covered entertainment and pop culture for Xoop, Grunge, CBR, Crooked Marquee, and The Film Experience. She has also taught writing and theatre for Thiel College, Kent State University, and Penn State University.


Rita earned bachelor's degrees in English and drama from Carnegie Mellon University, where she graduated with honors. She received a master's in creative writing from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where her dissertation received distinction.
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