Net Worth: Under Review
- Source of Wealth writing books
- Age 62 years old
- Birth Place Richland, Washington
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Orson Scott Card
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth August 24, 1951
- Occupation novelist, critic, public speaker, essayist, columnist
- Education Brigham Young University, University of Utah, University of Notre Dame
- Children 5
About Orson Scott Card
Orson Scott Card is an American novelist, critic, public speaker, essayist and columnist.
Card began his writing career as a poet. His 1985 novel, Ender’s Game, and its sequel Speaker for the Dead, released in 1986, both won Hugo and Nebula Awards.
Card continued his series of novels, adding Xenocide, Children of the Mind, Ender’s Shadow, Shadow of the Hegemon, Shadow Puppets, First Meetings in the Enderverse, Shadow of the Giant, Shadows in Flight, A War of Gifts, and Ender in Exile, a book that takes place after Ender’s Game and before Speaker for the Dead.
His other works which includes The Tales of Alvin Maker, Pastwatch: The Redemption, The Homecoming Saga, and Hidden Empire. He collaborated with Star Wars artist Doug Chiang on Robota and with Kathryn H. Kidd on Lovelock.
There will be a film adaptation of his novel, Ender’s Game is set for release in late October 2013 in Europe and on November 1, 2013 in North America.
During his entire career, Card used at least seven pseudonyms: Frederick Bliss, P.Q. Gump, Byron Walley, Brian Green, Dinah Kirkham, Noam D. Pellume and Scott Richards.
Orson Scott Card was born on August 24, 1951 in Richland, Washington, USA. He served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Brazil. He graduated from Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. He also spent a year in a Ph.D. program at the University of Notre Dame. He is married to Kristine Card, and has five children.