Alex Myers

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Alex Myers is a writer, teacher, speaker, and activist. Since high school, Alex has campaigned for transgender rights. As a female-to-male transgender person, Alex began his transition at Phillips Exeter Academy and was the first transgender student in that academy’s history. Alex was also the first openly transgender student at Harvard and worked to change the university’s nondiscrimination clause to include gender identity. For the past decade, he has taught English at private high schools and currently lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and two cats.

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Revolutionary

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Alex Myers: Author of REVOLUTIONARY

REVOLUTIONARY is a fascinating retelling of the story of America’s first female soldier who successfully disguised herself as a man and fought valiantly in the Revolutionary War.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If I am not for myself, who is? (Reb Hillel)

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Is, was, were.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. I wouldn't say I identify with her... but I am interested in, feel sympathy with, and enjoy reading about Willa Cather.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Consistency.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. I'm pretty happy where I am.

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