Brianna Wiest

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Bestselling Author

     Brianna is the bestselling author of the books 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think, The Mountain Is You, The Pivot Year, and more. Her books have sold over 1 million copies, regularly appear on global bestseller lists, are currently being translated into 40+ languages.
     After working as a journalist as a post-graduate, writing for publications such as Forbes and Teen Vogue, Brianna began sharing her creative writing and personal reflections gained from years of self-inquiry and meditation practice. Over time, her work was shared around the world, and has since touched millions with messages of empowerment, self-reflection, and hope.
     Today, Brianna is a partner at Thought Catalog, where she first published her books and began sharing her personal writing. She lives and works in Los Angeles, and travels to speak at businesses, conferences and bookstores worldwide.

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Tour Dates

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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



Author Brianna Wiest talks her latest book, ‘The Pivot Year’The Today Show

The 10 Books We Couldn’t Put Down This YearYoga Journal

The best self-development books to read now and in 2024Harper’s BAZAAR

Brianna Wiest – The NewsetteThe Newsette

Uncertain? Overwhelmed? Snag These 5 Books to Build Confidence and Face Your FearsSuccess Magazine

5 Professional Development Books to Help Improve Your Leadership Mindset Inc.

International Best-Selling Author Brianna Wiest On What It Takes To Sell 1 Million CopiesThought Catalog

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