Aiden Thomas, a gifted and decorated author, is celebrated for masterfully blending diverse themes within the realm of young adult fiction. As a queer, trans, Latinx author based in Oakland, California, Thomas plays an instrumental role in diversifying the literary landscape and paving the way for representation in literature. With a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from The Evergreen State College, his adeptness in understanding human behavior and emotions is vibrantly reflected in his characters and narratives.
Primarily known for his debut novel "Cemetery Boys", Thomas has gained substantial recognition and critical acclaim in a relatively short span of time. This spellbinding novel won the Goodreads Choice Award, making him the first openly transgender author to win this honor. Thomas's unique ability to craft captivating paranormal stories paralleled with elements of queer romance has not only entertained his readers but also sparked important conversations about gender and identity.
Aside from his laudable accomplishment as an author, Aiden Thomas is also a fervent advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. His empowering contributions to literature provide insightful elucidation about the importance of inclusivity and representation. His engaging narratives, insightful themes, and memorable characters continue to redefine and expand the boundaries of young adult literature.