Cameron Scott received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Cornell University in 2002, where he focused on 20 th century U.S. and Latin American literature and feminist and queer theory. Widely published as a poet and journalist, Cameron also holds an M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Texas. He has traveled extensively through Europe, Latin America and the United States. He began visiting San Francisco regularly in the 1990s and has called it home since 2004. He works as a science writer and is active in the city’s LGBTQ community.