Austin Kleon is a writer who draws. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work! His work has been featured on NPR's Morning Edition, PBS Newshour, and in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. He also speaks frequently about creativity in the digital age for such organizations as Pixar, Google, SXSW, TEDx, and The Economist. He lives in Austin, Texas, and online at austinkleon.com.
"The book is filled with engaging anecdotes and helpful tips taken
from Kleon's experience learning to walk on his own creative feet,
as well as quotes and stories from big names, ranging from Gide to
Goethe to Questlove. - Fast Company co.Design
"Immersing yourself in Steal Like an Artist is as fine an investment in the life of your mind as you can hope to make." - TheAtlantic.com
"Steal Like An Artist is an actually readable manifesto on how to properly squeeze your brain-juices and unlock your potential." -- Thrillist