Thanks to Jonathan Auxier for previewing the 2018 Pittsburgh Humanities Festival with support from Media Partner WQED!
The Festival is a production of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and The Humanities Center at Carnegie Mellon University.
New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Auxier takes readers on a magical journey through the world of storytelling--sharing about his own books and the books that inspired them. This lively performance is ideal for readers of all ages and includes drawing, q&a, yo-yo tricks, and of course stories!
Jonathan Auxier is a New York Times bestselling author of strange stories for strange children. His first novel Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes was an ABA New Voices pick and a BookPage Magazine ""Best Book"" of 2011. His bestselling Night Gardener is a Junior Library Guild selection, an ABA IndieNext pick, an Amazon Editor's Pick of the Month, and winner of the TD Book Prize and ILA Book Award. His newest novel, Sophie Quire & the Last Storyguard is in stores now. He lives in Pittsburgh with his family and their adorable pet umbrella.