Garth Stein

Garth Stein is the author of several novels, but is best known for the New York Times-best-selling The Art Of Racing In The Rain, which has sold more than four million copies in 38 languages. It’s also inspired a number of children’s books featuring the novel’s canine narrator, Enzo.   

Garth was raised in Seattle and lives part-time on Bainbridge Island with his wife, Drella, and their three children. He is a co-founder and co-executive director of Seattle7Writers, a nonprofit collective of Pacific Northwest authors that supports area literacy organizations and creates connections between writers, readers, booksellers and librarians.   

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