Thomas has been profiled by Esquire and Guernica. Man Alive, his award-winning first book, received starred reviews by Publisher's Weekly and Kirkus, and made several year-end "best-of" lists, including NPR's. He was featured most recently on the BBC program Start of the Week, and has also appeared on WNYC's “The Takeaway,” and on Canada’s national CBC radio.


Recent engagements:

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

Facebook

University of Chicago

University of South Carolina Upstate

Columbia University

Drake University

RISD Museum

AWP

School of Visual Arts

For bookings, please contact his agent, Lindsay Edgecombe at ledgecombe@lgrliterary.com.