Jeffrey Luscombe 

"One of LGBT fictions's brightest new stars." 

Huffington Post

“Tightly written and keenly observed, this is an impressive debut from a writer we’re sure to hear more from.”

Nino Ricci, author of Lives of the Saints

All About Jeffrey

Shirts and Skins is well-plotted and told with a craftsman’s touch, deeply felt characters and a gritty sense of place.”

   - Jerry Wheeler, Out in Print

Award-winning author and freelance writer, Jeffrey Luscombe, was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He 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.

Jeffrey has had his fiction published in many international periodicals including Chelsea Station, Zeugma Literary Journal, and filling Station Magazine. In 2010 he was shortlisted for the Prism International Fiction Prize. In 2013 he was shortlisted for the Kerry Schooley Award by the Hamilton Arts Council for his debut novel, Shirts and Skins. His highly-anticipated new novel, To Refrain From Embracing, will be released April 2023.

Jeffrey also contributes articles, photographs, interviews, opinions, essays and reviews to a number of newspapers and magazines in Canada and The United States including The Globe and Mail. He currently lives in Toronto with his husband, Sean.