Tom Folsom

Writer, director, and producer of television documentaries

Tom Folsom is a writer, director, and producer of television documentaries for A&E and Showtime, and the author of The Mad Ones: Crazy Joe Gallo and the Revolution at the Edge of the Underworld and co-author of Mr. Untouchable: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of Heroin’s Teflon Don written with its subject, drug-kingpin Nicky Barnes portrayed in the film American Gangster. He lives in New York City.

Folsom’s Hopper: A Journey into the American Dream (HarperCollins/It Books) is out March 5. You can follow him on Facebook here and at www.tomfolsom.com.