As I held the passport in my hand, I realized that both marriage and gender have a life beyond my own. Somewhere, my citizenship gender had been on file. Somewhere, a record of me existed that over-ruled my daily existence. Here, I was a man. There, I had been female....more
Alex Myers is a graduate of Exeter, Harvard, and Brown and has worked for the last decade as a high school English teacher. His first novel, Revolutionary, is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in January 2014. More on his writing can be found at: alexmyerswriting.blogspot.com. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife and two cats.