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

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

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

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I would love to meet Moses and get the straight story.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

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

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

A. Reading.

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