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Alex Myers

Alex Myers is a novelist, teacher, and transgender rights advocate. Born and raised as a girl, Alex came out as transgender at 16. He was the first openly transgender student at Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard University. At Harvard, he became an activist and advocate for transgender rights, working with schools around the world to be more gender inclusive. After earning degrees at Harvard and Brown, Alex studied Fiction Writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts, crafting his debut novel, Revolutionary, the story of his ancestor who disguised herself as a man and fought in the American Revolutionary War. Alex teaches high school English in New Hampshire, where he lives with his wife.