Tom Stanton is author of several nonfiction books, among them the critically acclaimed Tiger Stadium memoir "The Final Season" and the Quill Award finalist "Ty and The Babe." A journalist for more than thirty years, he co-founded The Voice Newspapers in suburban Detroit and served as editor for 16 years, winning numerous press awards, including a Knight-Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan.


Stanton is an associate professor of journalism at the University of Detroit Mercy and a longtime member of the Detroit board of the Society of Professional Journalists. He also edited The Detroit Tigers Reader and is a past recipient of the Michigan Library Association's Author of the Year award.


He lives in New Baltimore, Michigan, with his wife, Beth, and their four feral cats.