Austin Kleon

Austin Kleon is an artist who draws and a bestselling author.

Austin published the books ‘Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative‘ and ‘Show Your Work! 10 Things Nobody Told You About Getting Discovered‘, where he talks about creativity and marketing in the digital age.

His new book is called ‘Keep Going and came out in April 2019. It’s a guide to staying creative in good times and bad. This book was born from his 2018 talk at Bond Conference in San Francisco, here he shared 10 tools that have helped him stay creative in chaotic times.

He also released a book called ‘Newspaper Blackout’, a collection of blackout poems that The New Yorker said “resurrect the newspaper when everybody else is declaring it dead” (you can check out here a video about it).

Kleon’s books have been translated into over 20 languages.

Previously, he worked as a librarian, web designer and advertising copywriter.

If you want to follow his work, we highly recommend that you subscribe to his Friday newsletter, where he sends lists of 10 things he believes are worth sharing.


All books recommended or written by Austin Kleon:

Keep Going: 10 Ways ...

by Austin Kleon

The Folded Clock: A ...

by Heidi Julavitz

Words Without Music:...

by Philip Glass

Twentieth-Century Bo...

by Duncan Hannah

Priestdaddy: A Memoi...

by Patricia Lockwood

Meet Me in the Bathr...

by Lizzie Goodman

Why Art?

by Eleanor Davis

You & a Bike &#...

by Eleanor Davis

A Philosophy of Walk...

by Frederic Gros

Prince and the Purpl...

by Duane Tudahl

Reinventing Bach

by Paul Elie

Tape for the Turn of...

by A. R. Ammons

The Largesse of the ...

by Denis Johnson

Austin Kleon announc...

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Ego Is the Enemy

by Ryan Holiday

Slow Days, Fast Comp...

by Eve Babitz

Let’s Explore Diab...

by David Sedaris

The Importance of Li...

by Lin Yutang