Markus ‘Star’ Harwood-Jones is an author, visual artist, and academic based in Toronto.
He is the author of four novels: Confessions of a Teenage Drag King, We Three, and the campion series Just Julian and Romeo for Real. He has also produced several zine series and the documentary film Mosaic.
Markus also works as a public speaker and workshop facilitator, specializing on the topics of gender, sexuality, creative writing, community research, zine-making, and collective storytelling.
Markus holds a BA in Sociology from Ryerson University, an MA in Gender Studies from Queen’s University. He is currently undertaking a Ph.D. at Queen’s as well.
Original art and associated merchandise are available at the Starkiss Creations storefront.