Called "one of LGBT fictions's brightest new stars" by HuffPost, critically acclaimed author, Jeffrey Luscombe, was born and raised in Hamilton, Canada and is the author of Shirts and Skins and To Refrain From Embracing. Jeffrey has twice been shortlisted for the Prism International Fiction Prize and for his debut novel, Shirts and Skins, he was shortlisted for the Kerry Schooley Award by the Hamilton Arts Council. Jeffrey has also contributed articles, interviews, opinions, essays and reviews to newspapers and magazines in Canada and The United States including The Globe and Mail.
Jeffrey holds a BA and MA in English from the University of Toronto and attended the renowned Humber College School for Writers where he was mentored by writers Nino Ricci and Lauren B. Davis. He currently lives in Toronto.
A new edition of Shirts and Skins (with a new chapter) was released by Lethe Press in June 2022 and Jeffrey's new novel, To Refrain from Embracing, was released by Lethe Press in 2023.