about.

(Photograph courtesy of Christopher Sun.)

(Photograph courtesy of Christopher Sun.)

Jonathan Sun is the author behind @jonnysun and “everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too” (HarperPerennial, 2017). When he isn't tweeting, he is an architect, designer, engineer, artist, playwright and comedy writer. He is currently a doctoral student at MIT, a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, and a creative researcher at the Harvard metaLAB, where he studies social media 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, Theater Lab in Toronto, and the University of Toronto Drama Festival (where he received the President’s Award for Best Production). As an artist and illustrator, his work has been commissioned by the New Haven ArtSpace, and exhibited at MIT, the Yale School of Architecture, and the University of Toronto. He is the creator of @tinycarebot and the co-creator of the MIT Humor Series. His comedic work has appeared on NPR and in TIME Magazine, BuzzFeed, Playboy, GQ, and McSweeney’s. Recently, he was profiled in the New York Times and named one of TIME Magazine's 25 Most Influential People on the Internet. His personal work can be found at jonathan-sun.com.