Thomas Slatin was born and raised in New York City. She started writing and taking photos at the age of eight. In 1996, Thomas designed and published her first personal website, and TomSlatin.com was established in July 1998. She has been employed as a freelance writer, photographer, and website designer in various capacities since age 18.
In July 1998, Thomas was certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Then, in 2001, she became a certified Firefighter. She served 22 years in the fire service, while also pursuing writing, photography, and website design part-time, Shortly after being promoted to the rank of Fire & EMS Lieutenant in 2016, Thomas left the Fire and EMS service to pursue a lifelong dream of being a self-employed writer and photographer.
In 2020, Thomas moved to her forever home in Vermont, and married Amelia Phoenix Desertsong the following year. Together, they travel around New England photographing the small town life and historical landmarks the region has to offer. They plan to travel as much of the United States as possible collecting photos and accounts of America’s mysteries and stories. One day, they hope to also travel the world in search of unique perspectives shared through writing and photography.
Besides enjoying time with her partner, family, and friends at her Vermont estate, Thomas is a major railroad enthusiast who enjoys camping and the outdoors, including geocaching and she has branded trackable geocoins that travel many thousands of miles all over the world.
Thomas is currently a master photographer and published writer whose writing focuses on creative nonfiction about unique life experiences. Meanwhile, her photography focuses on abandoned locations, urban exploration, and adventure photography. Her writing and photography is also featured in numerous media venues, which you can find in her Press Kit. She has also published a photography book called Entropy, which can be found for sale on Amazon.
PO Box 1231
Middletown Springs, VT 05757 USA