Tom Hunt most recently authored "Wrongly Executed? - The Long-forgotten Context of Charles Sberna's 1939 Electrocution." He previously partnered with Michael A. Tona in the two-volume 2013 historical biography, "DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime." He partnered with Martha Macheca Sheldon for "Deep Water: Joseph P. Macheca and the Birth of the American Mafia," silver medalist in the 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards.
He edits and publishes the journal, "Informer: The History of American Crime and Law Enforcement," the Writers of Wrongs blog of crime historians (writersofwrongs.com) and and the American Mafia history website (mafiahistory.us). In addition, he moderates Yahoo and Google+ discussion groups on American Mafia topics. He served as longtime editor of organized crime and crime publications categories for the Open Directory (dmoz.org). He has written and co-written articles for the On the Spot Journal, Cigar City Mafia magazine and Tampa Mafia magazine, as well as his own Informer journal. He contributed a history of the American Mafia for "Mafia: The Necessary Reference to Organized Crime," published by Millennium House of Australia.
Tom was born to an Italian-Irish family in the Bronx, New York, and attended Catholic elementary and high schools in the Bronx and Danbury, Connecticut. He earned his Bachelor's degee in History and Journalism from Charter Oak State College in Connecticut. A longtime resident of New Milford, Connecticut, he currently resides in Whiting, Vermont, with his wife and their three children.