BirthdayAugust 24, 1951
BirthplaceRichland, USA

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  1. About Orson Scott Card

    Full name: Orson Scott Card
    Also known as: Orson Scott Card, Card, Orson Scott
    Education: University of Utah
    Professions: American science fiction novelist
    Religion: Latter-day Saint
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Author, critic, playwright / script writer, poet, public speaker, essayist, political activist, Prof. of Writing and Literature

  2. Orson Scott Card Measurements

    Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)

  3. Orson Scott Card Biography

    Orson Scott Card (born August 24, 1951) is an American novelist, critic, public speaker, essayist and columnist. He writes in several genres but is known best for science fiction. His novel Ender's Game (1985) and its sequel Speaker for the Dead (1986) both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win both science fiction's top U.S. prizes in consecutive years. A feature film adaptation of Ender's Game, which Card co-produced, was released in late October 2013 in Europe and on November 1, 2013, in North America.Card is a professor of English at Southern Virginia University, has written two books on the subject of creative writing, hosts writing bootcamps and workshops, and serves as a judge in the Writers of the Future contest. A great-great-grandson of Brigham Young, Card is a practicing member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).In addition to producing a large body of fiction works, he has also offered literary criticism and political, religious, and social commentary in his columns and other writing and public speaking engagements. He has been a U.S. Democratic party member since 1976. Card holds view similar to neo-Conservative on U.S. national security and supported Republican presidential candidates George W. Bush and John McCain.

  4. Orson Scott Card Family

    Spouse: Kristine Allen Card

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