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Alex Myers

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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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.

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I tend to be rather a creature of habit.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who don't look where they are going.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Waking up with no memory and no sense of self.

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