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 KingWe 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 X 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.