Orson Scott Card is one of the nation’s most acclaimed and bestselling authors.
He has been the recipient of numerous awards. His novel Stone Tables was honored by Booklist as one of its top 10 Christian novels for 1999. Mr. Card’s Sarah: Women of Genesis was the first of a trilogy about women of the Bible, and the second installment in that series, Rebekah, will be released this fall.
Mr. Card’s works have been translated into many languages, including Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Spanish, and Swedish.
In addition to writing novels, Mr. Card has written plays, short stories and nonfiction works, including two books on writing.
Born in Riceland, Washington, he grew up in California, Arizona and Utah. He lived in Brazil for two years as an unpaid missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He received degrees from Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. He currently lives with his wife Kristine and family in Greensboro, North Carolina. Each of their children is named after a famous writer.