Leif Larson is a queer playwright from Northern California. He has a BFA in film and spent many years working in film and television production. He has also studied acting and worked as a screenwriter before turning his attention to playwriting in 2016. In 2020 he was awarded a fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center, where he began a re-write of his play The TV Room. In 2022, Larson was named a semi-finalist in the Bay Area Playwrights festival for his play Shake the Disease. He tells stories from a queer perspective. In 2021, with his partner, Christopher Tandy, he began a collaborative literary art zine called Blood of a Fresh Kill.