Biography

Augusten Burroughs

Augusten Burroughs is the author of RUNNING WITH SCISSORS, DRY, MAGICAL THINKING: True Stories, POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS and the upcoming memoir, A WOLF AT THE TABLE. He is also the author of SELLEVISION, which is currently in development for film. The film version of Running with Scissors, executively produced by Brad Pitt, was released in October 2006 and the film rights for A Wolf at the Table were secured in 2005 by Universal Pictures and Red Wagon Productions. Augusten's writing has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers around the world including The New York Times and New York Magazine. He resides in New York City and Western Massachusetts.

Augusten Burroughs

Books by Augusten Burroughs

by Augusten Burroughs - Memoir, Nonfiction

RUNNING WITH SCISSORS is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. Augusten Burroughs offers a funny and harrowing account of an ordinary boy's survival under the most extraordinary circumstances.