Tuesday, April 20, at 7 PM (CST)
Join Anderson's Bookshops for a virtual author event with Jonny Sun to celebrate the release of his new book, Goodbye, Again! Jonny will be in conversation with Sarah Kay. Book tickets include a SIGNED copy of the book! Limited special book pins were available but have all been claimed.
The wonderfully original author of Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too gives us a collection of touching and hilarious personal essays, stories, poems—accompanied by his trademark illustrations—covering topics such as mental health, happiness, and what it means to belong.
More about the book:
Jonny Sun is back with a collection of essays and other writings in his unique, funny, and heartfelt style. The pieces range from long meditations on topics like loneliness and being an outsider, to short humor pieces, conversations, and memorable one-liners.
Jonny's honest writings about his struggles with feeling productive, as well as his difficulties with anxiety and depression will connect deeply with his fans as well as anyone attempting to create in our chaotic world.
It also features a recipe for scrambled eggs that might make you cry.
About the author:
Jonny Sun is the best-selling author and illustrator of everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too and the illustrator of Gmorning, Gnight! by Lin-Manuel Miranda. He was a writer for the Emmy-nominated sixth season of the Netflix Original Series BoJack Horseman, and is currently writing a movie, a new book, and multiple other projects. As a doctoral candidate at MIT and a creative researcher at the Harvard metaLAB, he studies social media, virtual place, and online community. He has a master’s degree in architecture from Yale and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Toronto. TIME Magazine named him one of the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet of 2017, and in 2019, he was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, and gave a TED Talk that has been viewed online over 3 million times.
Sarah Kay is a writer, performer, and educator from New York City. She has shared her poems in cornfields in Iowa, an orthodontist office in Nepal, a viking ship on a fjord in Norway, a nightclub in Singapore, the Royal Danish Theater in Denmark, Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Kennedy Center in DC, the back rooms of dive-bars, middle school gymnasiums, and once on top of someone’s dining room table. Sarah is the author of four books of poetry: No Matter the Wreckage, B, The Type, and All Our Wild Wonder. Sarah is the founder and co-director of Project VOICE, an organization that uses poetry to empower young people in communities and classrooms worldwide.