Orson Scott Card
Born: August 24, 1951
Occupation: Writer, author, critic, professor, critic, essayist, columnist, playwright, poet, apologist
Biography: 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.