Adan Jerreat-Poole is a reader and writer who loves all things fantastical and feminist. They are a PhD candidate at McMaster University studying disability and queerness in popular culture. Their short fiction has appeared in The New Quarterly, Qwerty Magazine, Soliloquies, and The Steel Chisel. Their debut young adult fantasy novel, The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass, is forthcoming with Dundurn Press (September 2020). Adan lives in Kingston, ON, on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee nations. They have a cat named Dragon.