Jes Battis

Jes Battis was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, and currently lives in New York City. He is a writer and academic whose research focuses on popular culture, gay and lesbian youth studies, and disability. His previous publications include Blood Relations and Investigating Farscape. He has taught English and film studies at Simon Fraser University and Hunter College, and the most recent academic project focuses on the history of gay and lesbian teen writing. Look for his forthcoming book of essays, A Dragon Wrecked My Prom: Teen Wizards, Mutants, and Heroes, with Rowman & Littlefield, to be released in 2010.

Jes Battis books reviewed


OSI Novels

  • Blood Relations: Chosen Families in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel" (2005)
  • Investigating Farscape: Uncharted Territories of Sex and Science Fiction (2007)
  • Night Child (2008)