"Good morning Hank
, it's Tuesday."
John Michael Green is an award-winning Young Adult
novelist and a famous Internet vlogger.
Green writes novels for young adults, securing the Printz Award for his first book, Looking for Alaska
and staying at the top of the New York Times Bestseller list for upwards of fifty weeks with The Fault in Our Stars
. His other two solo works were An Abundance of Katherines
and Paper Towns
. He's also worked on several books in collaboration with other young adult authors, including Will Grayson, Will Grayson
with David Levithan
, and Let It Snow
with Maureen Johnson
and Lauren Myracle.
On the internet, he's probably best known for being one half of the VlogBrothers
, along with his younger brother, Hank Green
. That, or the writer behind the interactive novel/riddle game thisisnottom
. He is also currently giving lectures on the humanities with the program Crash Course
and talking about interesting trivia on mental_floss
, which he had written for early in his career.
Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked as a book reviewer for Booklist
and as a chaplain at a hospital
It should be noted that among his accomplishments are, despite a very common name all but one of the results on the first page of a Google search on "John Green" are for him
, and that he got his tens of thousands of YouTube
followers to refer to his wife as "The Yeti" and is still married (it refers to the rarity and brevity of her appearances in VlogBrothers
His book The Fault in Our Stars
has been adapted into a film and he was given a short cameo. Which was then cut. Another one of his books, Paper Towns
, is currently being adapted into a film that is slated for a summer 2015 release.
His works include: