Upcoming events:

An Evening With The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction Shortlist, November 13, Waterstones, London (ticketed event).

East City Books with Soraya Chemaly (Rage Becomes Her), December 12, Washington DC.

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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Select recent engagements:

Gender and the Economy series, University of Toronto

Aspen Ideas Festival, Aspen

Commonwealth Club, San Francisco

New York Public Library, Main Branch

Book Slam, London

Bristol Festival of Ideas, England

Google headquarters


Live Wire Radio, Portland, OR

Harvard Bookstore, Cambridge  

Skylight Books, Los Angeles

The Booksmith, San Francisco

Brooklyn Historical Society

PEN World Voices, New York

University of Virginia

Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh

Brooklyn Book Festival

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

University of Chicago

University of South Carolina Upstate

Columbia University

Drake University

RISD Museum


School of Visual Arts

Recent podcast/audio engagements:


CBS This Morning

Cityscape (NPR)

Food 4 Thot (masculinity edition)

Livewire (with Phoebe Robinson of Two Dope Queens)