Tom French was raised on island in the St. Lawrence River.
His book, River Views: A History of the 1000 Islands in 3-D, won a Silver Medal in the 2012 Independent Book Publishers Awards for Best Regional Non-Fiction in the Northeast.
He received his Bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University, his Masters from Potsdam College, and teaches English in Massena, NY.
His work has been featured in Mac|Life Magazine, Adirondack Life, The Watertown Daily Times, Thousand Islands Life.com, and Stereo World among other publications. Several of his commentaries have aired on North Country Public Radio. He is a member of the band, The Buoyrockers. He spends his winters in Potsdam, NY, with his family.