thomas grew up on the shore of lake superior in the twin ports (duluth, minnesota/ superior, wisconsin).
once he graduated from high school (1998), he ventured further inland and graduated with his BA in english literature and theatre from saint cloud state university (2002).
he spent a number of years acting, directing, designing and stage managing in small theatres in the twin cities, while also drawing, painting and writing. he still works in theatre, currently as a house manager.
having finally decided to focus on crafting stories, he began pursuing his MFA in 2008 at hamline university in saint paul, minnesota and graduated spring 2012.
hush is his first novel. the search for an agent and publisher is still in progress.
you can find his website at www.walkingtobars.com