Orson Scott Card is the uthor of the storie,, and, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and are increasingly used in schools.
Besides these and other science fiction anthologie, Card writes contemporary fantasy (,,), biblical novels (,), the American frontier fantasy series The Tales of Alvin Maker ( beginning with), oetry (), and many plays and scripts.
Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the lat 1970s. Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. He als began a long-term position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University.
Card currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his ife, Kristine Allen Card, and their youngest child, Zina Margaret. http: //us.macmillan.com/author/orsons ...