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Green in 2014
|Born||John Michael Green
August 24, 1977
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
|Alma mater||Kenyon College (BA)|
|Genre||Young adult fiction, bildungsroman, romance, radio, video|
|Notable awards||Michael L. Printz Award
2006 Looking for Alaska
2009 Paper Towns
Sarah Urist Green (m. 2006)
|Relatives||Hank Green (brother)|
John Michael Green (born August 24, 1977) is an American author and YouTube content creator. He won the 2006 Printz Award for his debut novel, Looking for Alaska, and his fourth solo novel, The Fault in Our Stars, debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list in January 2012. The 2014 film adaptation opened at number one at the box office. In 2014, Green was included in Time magazine's list of The 100 Most Influential People in the World. Another film based on a Green novel, Paper Towns, was released on July 24, 2015.
Aside from being a novelist, Green is also well known for his YouTube ventures. In 2007, he launched the Vlogbrothers channel with his brother, Hank Green. Since then, John and Hank have launched events such as Project for Awesome and VidCon and created a total of 11 online series, including Crash Course, an educational channel teaching literature, history, science, and other topics.
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