publications

In a Heartbeat

Lucien is a trans teen living in the heart of downtown Toronto. He goes to an alternative school, he’s got two loving moms – everything should be perfect, right? So, why does he want to run? Looking f…

Confessions of a Teenage Drag King

Lauren Garber is living a double life. By day, she’s Lauri, an average high-school student just trying to scrape by her last semester of school. By night, he is Ren, a confident and popular performer …

We Three

Jasbina “Jassie” Dhillon has been sent to a performing arts based summer camp, but she’s certain that she doesn’t have a single talent. Jassie knows her parents are worried, since she’s struggling at …

Just Julian & Romeo for Real

Romeo for Real and Just Julian are a pair of interwoven novels, focusing on two teenagers growing up in modern day Winnipeg.  Romeo is excelling on the school basketball team and g…

The Story Swallowers

“My dear baby queer, my training-wheel trans. You, born of secrets, of seasons, of hidden trembling hands. I have a secret for you.” The Story Swallowers is a work of short, gothic fiction…

Apologies

“Apologies” is a work of visual art that uses a mix of watercolour and ink to draw out clouds of guilt and shame, a consideration on the links between mental illness and accountability. &#…

#GiveACrap with the Trans Collective

Published on page 23 of the Continuist (2016), “A Cartoon about Trans Collective” recaps the origins of the Trans Collective at X University. As a co-founder of the Trans Collective, Marku…

Inside

Featured on the cover in “The Continuist” (2016), “Inside” is a visual artwork that uses a mix of watercolour and ink to consider the relationship of mental health with creativ…

Loose

Loose is a visual art piece designed to reflect gender fluidity and movement. See Loose on page 30 of “Transient”, a 2016 publication by the Continuist. Loose is also available as a p…

Everything & All At Once

A 5-part zine series, Everything & All at Once brings together the watercolour art and autobiographical prose of Markus “Star” Harwood-Jones.

Confessions of a Teenage Transsexual Whore

In 2010, Markus began to write the Confessions zine series. Published under the name “Star”, this 10-part series shares intimate details from the author’s personal experiences as a y…