Orson Scott Card
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Born: August 24, 1951 (age 63)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer, author, critic, professor, critic, essayist, columnist, playwright, poet, apologist

Bio: Orson Scott Card is an American author, critic, public speaker, essayist, columnist, and political activist. He writes in several genres, but is primarily known for his science fiction. His novel Ender's Game and its sequel Speaker for the Dead both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win both science fiction's top U.S. prizes in consecutive years.

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A great writer is, so to speak, a second government. That's why no regime anywhere has ever loved its great writers, only its minor ones.

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