Jes Battis was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1979. In addition to writing fiction, he has also published two academic books and a variety of scholarly articles in the areas of fantasy, television, and queer studies.

He earned his PhD in English from Simon Fraser University in the Summer of 2007, and is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the City University of New York, specializing in gay and lesbian teen literature.

Email him at with questions, comments, and chocolatey yumyums.


His editor at Ace Books (Penguin-USA) is Ginjer Buchanan.

His superfly agent is Lauren Abramo, who works for Dystel and Goderich Literary Management.

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