Austin Kleon

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Birthday
16, 1983
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1983 (age 36)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

Non-fiction writer who is known for his illustrated books Steal Like an Artist, Newspaper Blackout, and Show Your Work!. He is also known for his motivational speaking work and has given talks at Pixar, Google, SXSW, and The Economist. 

Before Fame

He started his career with several jobs including as a librarian, web designer, and advertising copywriter. He gained recognition when his books started receiving attention in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. 

Trivia

He is known for having earned his Bachelor's of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies from Miami University. 

Family Life

While he was born in Ohio, he later settled in Austin, Texas. 

Associated With

He was featured on the BuzzFeed list of 37 Books Every Creative Person Should Be Reading alongside fellow authors Twyla Tharp and Anne Lamott