Author of young adult fiction, YouTube video blogger and creator of online educational videos. Well known for YouTube ventures; 2007, launched the VlogBrothers channel with his brother, Hank Green; since then, has 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, economics and US government and politics courses. Recipient, 2006 Printz Award for debut novel, Looking for Alaska. Author of Looking for Alaska; The Fault in Our Stars (2012); Paper Towns, An Abundance of Katherines; and Will Grayson (with David Levithan). Named to Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world (2014).