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Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card



Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and are increasingly used in schools.

Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy (Magic Street, Enchantment, Lost Boys), biblical novels (Stone Tables, Rachel and Leah), the American frontier fantasy series The Tales of Alvin Maker (beginning with Seventh Son), poetry (An Open Book), 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 early 1970s. Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. He recently began a longterm position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University.

Card currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, and their youngest child, Zina Margaret.

The Homecoming Saga US Editions
1996 - Earthfall
1995 - The Ships of Earth
1994 - The Call of Earth
1993 - The Memory of Earth
 
The First Formic War Series : A Prequel the Ender's Saga
2013 - Earth Unaware : A Prequel to the Ender's Saga
2013 - Earth Afire
 
The Pathfinder Series
2012 - Ruins
2011 - Pathfinder
 
The Ender's Saga
2013 - Speaker for the Dead
2013 - Xenocide
2013 - Children of the Mind
2011 - Ender's Game
2010 - Ender in Exile
 
The Pastwatch Series
1997 - Pastwatch
 
The Shadow Saga US Editions
2012 - Shadows in Flight
2006 - Shadow of the Giant
2003 - Shadow Puppets
2001 - Shadow of the Hegemon
2000 - Ender's Shadow
 
Women of Genesis US Editions
2012 - Sarah : Women of Genesis
2012 - Rebekah
2005 - Rachel & Leah
 
The Tales of Alvin Maker US Editions
2004 - The Crystal City
1999 - Heartfire
1996 - Alvin Journeyman
1993 - Seventh Son
1992 - Red Prophet
1989 - Prentice Alvin
 
The Ender's Saga US Editions
2009 - Ender in Exile
2009 - A War of Gifts
2004 - First Meetings in Ender's Universe
1997 - Children of the Mind
1994 - Speaker for the Dead
1994 - Ender's Game
1992 - Xenocide