Upcoming events:

New York Public Library  (Mid-Manhattan branch) with Amanda Hess, September 24. 

Internetting with Amanda Hess and the New York Times, with Samhita Mukhopadhyay (Teen Vogue), September 27 (ticketed event), San Francisco.

Gender and the Economy series, October 3, University of Toronto. Ticketed event (book included in cost).

Live Wire Radio with Phoebe Robinson, October 20, Portland, OR (ticketed event). 

The White Whale, October 25 @ 7 pm, Pittsburgh. 

Thomas's new book, Amateur, landed him on the cover of The Guardian and has garnered rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. Man Alive, his award-winning first book, received starred reviews in Publisher's Weekly and Kirkus, and made several year-end "best-of" lists, including NPR's. Thomas has been profiled by Time, Esquire, and Guernicaand was featured recently on Marketplace, the BuzzFeed morning show AM to DMthe BBC program Start of the Week, and has also appeared on WNYC's The Takeaway, and on Canada’s national CBC radio.

Thomas is a leading speaker on masculinity, trans media narratives, and the importance of diverse perspectives in journalism. He has been reporting on the "masculinity crisis" and related issues since 2011, taught at the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism, is the author of two books on gender, and is a regular media commentator for NPR and other outlets. He has given talks at over a dozen colleges and institutions, including Google and Facebook. 

If you're interested in bringing Thomas to your organization, please contact his agent, Lindsay Edgecombe (ledgecombe@lgrliterary.com) or use the contact form on this site. 

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Recent engagements:

Harvard Bookstore, Cambridge  

Skylight Books, Los Angeles

The Booksmith, San Francisco

Brooklyn Historical Society

Aspen Ideas Festival 

PEN World Voices, New York

Book Slam, London

Bristol Festival of Ideas, England

University of Virginia

Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh

Brooklyn Book Festival

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

University of California, San Diego

University of California, Riverside

Google headquarters


University of Chicago

University of South Carolina Upstate

Columbia University

Drake University

RISD Museum


School of Visual Arts