Austin Kleon is a bestselling author and artist known for his illustrated books - Steal Like an Artist, Show Your Work!, and Keep Going. He also wrote Newspaper Blackout, a collection of poems made by redacting the Newspaper with a permanent marker. His trilogy has been praised by everyone from the head of Ted Talks, Chris Anderson to Gen Z creators, and his books have been translated into over 20 languages, have sold over a million copies worldwide, and featured on major media. In addition, austin conducts lectures and creativity master classes in such companies as Pixar, Google, SXSW, TEDx, and The Economist. His work has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, PBS Newshour, and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
PRAISE FOR AUSTIN AND HIS BOOKS
He started his career with several jobs including as a librarian, web designer, and advertising copywriter.