Library of Congress

National Book Festival

John Scalzi is an award-winning author of science fiction and a popular blog writer. His debut novel, “Old Man's War,” won him science fiction's John W. Campbell Award for best new writer. His novel “Redshirts” won the 2013 Hugo Award for best novel. Material from his blog, The Whatever, has received two additional Hugo Awards. His most recent novel, “The Collapsing Empire” (Tor), is a space opera about the political conspiracy surrounding the fall of humanity’s future interstellar civilization.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

John Scalzi

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