GREENSBURG, PA – Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Orson Scott Card will speak at Seton Hill on Tuesday, January 7, 2003 at 7 p.m. as part of the January residency for the Master of Arts in Writing Popular Fiction program.

Best known for his work in science fiction, fantasy and young adult literature, Card has written on a variety of other topics as well. His bibliography includes over fifty fiction and nonfiction titles as well as a wide variety of plays, screenplays, technical works, poems, essays and short stories. His works have been translated into 16 foreign languages, and his current bestselling novel, “Shadow Puppets,” has received critical acclaim.

Nobody had ever won the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novel two years in a row until Orson Scott Card did it in 1986 & 1987 for “Ender’s Game” and its sequel “Speaker for the Dead.” Since then, he’s won another Hugo for “How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy” and been nominated for a variety of awards in both the science fiction and fantasy genres. “Ender’s Game” has come to be known as a seminal work in science fiction, and is taught in college classrooms as a classic example of both science fiction and young adult literature.

Orson Scott Card’s presentation will take place in Cecilian Hall with a book signing immediately to follow. This event is free and open to the public. For more information on the January 7, 2003 event at Seton Hill, contact Becca Baker at or 724-830-1069. For more information on the Writing Popular Fiction Program at Seton Hill, visit

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