Toronto-based J.M Frey (pronounced “fry”) is a science fiction and fantasy author
, as well as a cosplayer, actor
, fanthropologist and pop culture scholar who appears in podcasts, documentaries, and on television to discuss all things geeky through the lens of academia.
If you post fanart of her work, she will favourite and share it!
Her debut novel TRIPTYCH
was nominated for two Lambda Literary Awards, won the San Francisco Book Festival award for SF/F, was nominated for a 2011 CBC Bookie, was named one of The Advocate’s Best Overlooked Books of 2011, and garnered both a starred review and a place among the Best Books of 2011 from Publishers Weekly.
JM appears in Leaving Mundania
, a documentary about cosplay culture by Jiro C. Okada, and was a guest panelist on the SPACE Channel’s premier original show ”InnerSPACE” during the Doctor Who Live Finale Panel Discussion in 2011.
J.M. Frey holds a BA in Dramatic Literature, and a Masters of Arts from the joint Ryerson and York University Communications and Culture program. Her research interests include fancrafting, cosplay, author avatars in online literature, and she is the principal investigator on the Swirlygate Project, a satire of common science fiction gender and genre clishes.
She also has an addiction to scarves, Doctor Who, and tea, which may or may not all be related. Her life’s ambitions are to have step foot on every continent (only 3 left! Look out, penguins), and to perform a duet with John Barrowman.
Current Residence: Toronto, Canada
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Medium
Favourite genre of music: Musical Theatre
Personal Quote: "Art is the only magic suitable for humans." -- Joe Saunders
How To Train Your Dragon
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Metric, Tea Party, Mad At Gravity, Arctic Monkeys
Cornelia Funke, Diana Wynn Jones, Neil Gaiman
Writing, reading, science fiction, fantasy, steampunk, fanart, cosplay