Thursday, March 19, 1970

Author - Scalzi, John

Me and Scalzi at MidAmeriCon II
Birth: May 10, 1969.

Death: Still alive and eating all the churros.

Comments: John Scalzi is an American science fiction author best known for his books in the Old Man's War series and his long-running blog Whatever. Scalzi attended the Webb School of California and the University of Chicago, graduating with a degree in philosophy, after which he embarked on a career in journalism. Scalzi's first published novel was Old Man's War, put out in 2005, but prior to that in 1999 he had placed the novel Agent to the Stars on his website as a "shareware" novel. Scalzi has written more than a dozen novels, eight non-fiction books, and several works of short fiction.

Over the course of his career, Scalzi has won two Hugo Awards, a Locus Award, a Seiun Award, and the Campbell Award for Best New Writer. He has also been nominated for the Nebula Award, Norton Award, Prometheus Award, and British Fantasy Award. He also served as president of the SFWA from 2010 to 2013. Scalzi was a creative consultant for the television series Stargate: Universe, and the writer for the video game Midnight Star.

Scalzi's blog is named Whatever. He can also be found on Twitter.

My reviews of John Scalzi's books:

Other books by John Scalzi that I have read but not reviewed:

Short fiction by John Scalzi appearing in works that I have reviewed:

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