Brianna Wiest

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Bestselling Author

     Brianna is the bestselling author of the books 101 Essays The Will Change The Way You Think, The Mountain Is You, Salt Water, Ceremony, When You're Ready, This Is How You Heal, and more. Her books have sold over 1 million copies worldwide, regularly appear on global bestseller lists, and are currently being translated into 20+ languages.
    After embarking upon her own journey of self-healing over a decade ago, Brianna turned to writing as a way of processing. She has since touched millions with messages of empowerment, self-reflection, and hope.
At the beginning of her career, Brianna began sharing her writing with the world on Thought Catalog, where she is now a partner. Many of her original viral essays were put together into the international bestseller, 101 Essays The Will Change The Way You Think, which Forbes called a "must-read" and Cosmopolitan ranked #2 on books to "up-level your life." The book has also placed #1 in self-improvement on the Globe & Mail bestsellers list for multiple weeks in a row, as well as hitting #1 in stores such as Strand Book Store and McNally Jackson. A beloved indie classic, 101 Essays is still shared voraciously among millions of readers around the world.
     Brianna's second mega-bestseller, The Mountain Is You, has quickly followed the trajectory of 101 Essays, with a lineup of international translations, worldwide readers, and hundreds of thousands of copies sold to date.
     Today, Brianna lives and writes in Big Sur, California, and is available to travel around the globe to appear at businesses, bookstores and more.

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Tour Dates

New York, NY

May 1st at 7pm

Strand Book Store

Bayone, NJ

May 2nd at 6pm

The Little Boho Bookshop

Toronto, ON

May 5th at 7pm

Indigo Eaton Centre

Lancaster, PA

May 9th at 7pm

Midtown Scholar Books at The Fulton Theatre

Los Angeles, CA

June 1st at 7pm

Second Home Hollywood

San Fransisco, CA

June 3rd at 7pm

Black Bird Books

Portland, OR

June 5th at 7pm


Atlanta, GA

Sept. 5th at 4pm

Adelina Social Goods

St Petersburg, FL

Sept. 10th at 10:30am

Book + Bottle

Nashville, TN

Sept. 12th at TBA

The Bookshop

Austin, TX

Sept. 14th at 4pm

Parker & Scott

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