Thomas (Tom) Forrister is a professional writer and creator with myriad interests. He lives an alternative lifestyle as a transgender activist and theatre artist. He has been writing books, articles, and newsletters since he was a young child. Despite hardships and disadvantages of being assigned a sex at birth that did not align with his gender identity, Tom is grateful for his experiences and feels that they have made him stronger. Now that he is living true to himself, he is able to fully concentrate on writing and enjoying life with his wife and friends in the Boston area.
Tom recently graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in English: Professional Writing from Salem State University, where he was Managing Editor at Red Skies, an online student-run magazine. He became a regular contributor to The Good Men Project Magazine the summer before completing his undergraduate degree. He is a member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Tom is also part of the Harry Potter fan community, and many of his projects and appearances reflect his involvement in the fandom.