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Garth Stein

Seattle, USA

Best-selling author, The Art of Racing in the Rain (2008)

Produced a number of award-winning documentaries

Co-founder of Seattle7Writers

Garth Stein is the author of the New York Times best-selling novel, “The Art of Racing in the Rain” (Harper, 2008). Now published in 30 languages, “The Art of Racing in the Rain” was the #1 BookSense selection for June, 2008, the Starbucks spring/summer 2008 book selection, and has been on the IndieBound best-seller list since its publication.

Garth’s previous novel, “How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets” (Soho Press, 2005) won a Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award, and was a BookSense Pick in both hardcover and paperback. “Raven Stole the Moon” (Harper, 2010) was Garth’s first novel. He has also written a full-length play, Brother Jones, and produced a number of award-winning documentaries.

Garth is the co-founder of Seattle7Writers, a non-profit organisation comprised of 42 prominent Northwest authors dedicated to creating connections between readers, writers, booksellers, and librarians to foster and support a passion for the written word.

Our Comment

"Gareth has won two PNBA Awards for fiction, and The Art of Racing in the Rain remained on the New York Times best-seller list for more than three years. Coming from the harsh world of publishing, Gareth shares tales from his life and shows his audience what can be achieved if one perseveres with their goals."

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