Speaker - Augusten Burroughs

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Augusten Burroughs was born in 1965 in Pittsburgh, PA. He was raised in Western Massachusetts and has no formal education beyond grade school. At the age of thirty-four, after a successful career in advertising, Augusten began what would become his first book, the novel, Sellevision. Seven best-selling books have followed, including the memoirs Running with Scissors and Dry, and the essay collections Magical Thinking and Possible Side Effects. He has contributed numerous commentaries for National Public Radio's Morning Edition, and his writing has appeared in many publications, including the New York Times, the London Times, and the Guardian UK. Augusten lives in New York City.
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3 Programs

AWP Annual Conference 2013: Featured Event Highlights

03.09.13 | 00:02:46 min | 0 comments

Author Augusten Burroughs in Conversation

08.22.08 | 01:02:12 min | 1 comment