Dinner 4_1: Alcatraz 2020

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J.A. Thomas

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J.A. Thomas is a crisis intervention counselor, award winning writer, author of The Dinner 4_1 series, and founder of DrugFr33.org . As a computer scientist, former Fortune 500 IT consultant, and clinical mental health researcher & clinician (TBI, BT, VT, PTSD), J.A.'s works feature a distinctive lens on the technology landscape and human-computer interaction. J.A. Thomas holds a bachelors degree from U.C.L.A. and masters degree in social work from Fordham University.

A mental health parity advocate, J.A. Thomas spent over seven years interviewing active duty & retired law enforcement and veterans to inform and shape the narrative and tactical scope of her works. Her books place a focal lens on the intersection of faith and technology. Thomas hosts the nonpartisan late night national podcast program "Unfollow," which focuses on mental health parity for the digital native and media accountability. Thomas was a platform engineer and business analyst for notable companies such as Sony, Cleopatra Records, Timex, McKesson, United Water, SecureFleet, and ATCC Global.

Thomas has helped expose the deep astroturf network of mass marketing and special interests that influence and control the digital landscape, social media and much of what people consume every day on the Internet. Other books in J.A. Thomas' portfolio deal with institutions & technology. The Dinner 4_1 and 27 Series explore the dangers of automation and digital immersion in the lovelorn Free Cities of a society decimated and reconfigured by technology corporations and the pharmaceutical industry. J.A. Thomas' fictional works belong to the realm of psychological thriller and convey how every act of kindness and cruelty, no matter how small, echo and reverberate throughout time and space.