Augusten Burroughs is the author of
Running with Scissors, Dry, Magical Thinking:
True Stories, Possible Side Effects, and A
Wolf at the Table. He is also the author of the novel
Sellevision, which is currently in development for film.
The film version of Running with Scissors, directed by
Ryan Murphy and produced by Brad Pitt, was released in October 2006
and starred Joseph Cross, Brian Cox, Annette Bening (nominated for
a Golden Globe for her role), Alec Baldwin and Evan Rachel Wood.
Augusten''s writing has appeared in numerous magazines and
newspapers around the world including The New York Times
and New York Magazine. In 2005 Entertainment Weekly named
him one of "The 25 Funniest People in America." He resides in New
York City and Western Massachusetts.