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Where did Scott Westerfeld go to college?
Westerfeld graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in Philosophy in 1985. He began composing music as a teenager and composes music for modern dance.
What was Scott Westerfeld’s first book?
the Leviathan trilogy
Scott Westerfeld’s first book in the Leviathan trilogy was the winner of the 2010 Locus Award for Best Young Adult Fiction. His other novels include the New York Times bestselling Uglies series, THE LAST DAYS, PEEPS, SO YESTERDAY and the Midnighters trilogy.
How did Scott Westerfeld start writing?
Westerfeld’s inspiration began with A Trip to Mars, a 1906 science fiction novel by Fenton Ash that featured full-color illustrated plates but no female characters. “There was a King of Mars, and a Prince of Mars, but typical of books written in that era, no Princess of Mars,” Westerfeld says.
Has Scott Westerfeld won any awards?
Aurealis Award for best young adult novel
Goodreads Choice Awards Best Science Fiction
How old is Scott Westerfeld?
58 years (May 6, 1963)
How many kids does Scott Westerfeld have?
No kids; no plans for kids. We split our time between Sydney, Australia and New York City. (Summers only, thank you.) My dad was a computer programmer in the 1960s-70s, when computers were as big as a house and came with a bunch of people to make them do stuff.
Where is Scott Westerfeld from?
Dallas, Texas, United States
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Does Scott Westerfeld have any kids?
Where did Scott Westerfeld go to high school?
As a child he moved to Connecticut for his father Lloyd’s job as a computer programmer. He saw his father working with planes, submarines, and the Apollo missions. Westerfeld graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in Philosophy in 1985. He began composing music as a teenager and composes music for modern dance.
How old was Jerry Westerfeld when he was born?
Born in Texas on May 5 of 1963, Westerfeld never imagined he would be a world famous writer. As a child, he moved a lot with his family while his father worked as a computer programer.
What kind of books does Scott Westerfeld write?
Westerfeld is well known for the Uglies series plus its spin-off graphic novel series Shay’s Story.. He also wrote Afterworlds, as well as The Risen Empire and The Killing of Worlds, parts one and two of the same work, originally titled Succession, published in the UK in 2005 under the title The Risen Empire.
When did Scott Westerfeld write the book Uglies?
Westerfeld published Uglies in 2005 set 300 years in the future where everyone is turned pretty when they reach age 16. The story challenges government power and presents themes of identity, society versus the natural world, confinement and modernization. Recently, the novel was optioned to become a possible film series, but was never produced.