J. Marshall Freeman is a two-time winner of the Saints+Sinners Fiction Contest, (2017 and 2019). His queer fantasy novel, The Dubious Gift of Dragon Blood, was published in 2020 by Bold Strokes Books. He is one of three authors featured in the young-adult anthology, Three Left Turns to Nowhere, coming in 2022 from Bold Strokes Books. Work in progress includes Cicada Rises from the Earth, a science-fiction novel. He lives in Toronto, Canada with his husband and dog.