Canadian Women in the Literary Arts chooses transgender scholar as critic-in-residence – by Craig Takeuchi

Canadian Women in the Literary Arts announced that Vancouver-based researcher and writer Lucas Crawford, who identifies as a transgender man, will be its critic-in-residence for 2015.

Crawford, who grew up in Nova Scotia, is the Ruth Wynn Woodward lecturer in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies at Simon Fraser University, and is also a poet and performer. He has conducted research in the fields of transgender architecture, fat studies, and queer politics.