The Biography of Garth Stein

The Biography
of Garth Stein
By Holland E. Mattis
Early Life – The Young Years
 Born
in Los Angeles, California on December
6, 1964
 Now resides in Seattle, WA with his wife
They have three sons: Caleb, Eamon, and
His dog’s name is Comet
College Education
 Graduated
from Columbia College of
Columbia University
 Earned his Master of Fine Arts degree
Film Career
 Stein
has done work on many documentaries.
 The Lunch Date, The Last Party, When Your
Head’s not a Head, It’s a Nut
 Has written one play: Brother Jones
Writing Career
 Stein
has written many successful novels.
He published Raven Stole the Moon in 1998
How Evan Broke his Head and Other Secrets
was published in 2005
The Art of Racing in the Rain
 Based
on his own life experiences
 Raced in championship races up until a tragic
crash on the track
 Published in 2008
 It takes a unique twist on life as it is seen
through a dog’s eyes.
Works Cited
 "About
Garth." Garth Stein. Web. 06 May
2012. <>.