McKenna James Boeckner (he/him or they/them) is a playwright and author serotinously transplanted from Thunder Bay, ON. He is persuing a Ph.D. Degree in Creative Writing from the University of New Brunswick. His current research and writing interests are geared towards fairy tales as vehicles to explore historical and contemporary masculinity. His previous creative work has been published in The Artery and Deprived Magazine as well as showcased in theatre festivals such as Thunder Bay’s 10X10 and Fredericton’s NotaBle Acts.