Garth Stein Keynote Speaker
- Best-selling author, The Art of Racing in the Rain (2008)
- Produced a number of award-winning documentaries
- Co-founder of Seattle7Writers
Garth Stein's Biography
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.