Lucas Crawford recently moved to Montreal to begin a postdoctoral fellowship in Gender Studies and Architecture at McGill. His first short film Threadbare (2011) recently screened in Philadelphia and New York. His poetry has appeared in The Nashwaak Review, Other Voices, and on CBC radio, while his writings about transgender appear in Women’s Studies Quarterly, English Studies in Canada, The Routledge Queer Studies Reader and elsewhere. Lucas founded the Alberta Beef Drag King Troupe in Edmonton and he has given over 50 poetry performances across Canada. Lucas completed his PhD in English and Film Studies in 2011.