Jonny Sun is the author and illustrator of everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too (HarperPerennial, 2017) and the illustrator of the forthcoming Gmorning, Gnight! by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Penguin Random House, 2018). Tweeting as @jonnysun, he was named one of TIME Magazine's 25 Most Influential People on the Internet of 2017. He is currently a doctoral candidate at MIT, an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, and a creative researcher at the Harvard metaLAB, where he studies social media, virtual place, and online community. As a playwright, Jonathan's work has been performed at the Yale School of Drama, Factory Theater in Toronto, Hart House Theater, and Theater Lab in Toronto. As an artist and illustrator, his work has exhibited at MIT, the Yale School of Architecture, New Haven ArtSpace, and the University of Toronto. He previously studied as an architect (M.Arch., Yale) and engineer (B.A.Sc., University of Toronto). He is the creator of @tinycarebot and the co-creator of the MIT Humor Series. His comedic work has appeared in TIME Magazine, BuzzFeed, Playboy, GQ, and McSweeney’s. Recently, he was profiled on NPR and in the New York Times.
(His personal work can be found at jonathan-sun.com.)