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John Scalzi

1969 - Today

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John Michael Scalzi II (born May 10, 1969) is an American science fiction author and former president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. He is best known for his Old Man's War series, three novels of which have been nominated for the Hugo Award, and for his blog Whatever, where he has written on a number of topics since 1998. He won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer in 2008 based predominantly on that blog, which he has also used for several charity drives. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Scalzi has received more than 952,532 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). John Scalzi is the 5,170th most popular writer (down from 4,488th in 2019), the 9,718th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,130th in 2019) and the 739th most popular American Writer.

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  • 24

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  • 3.64

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  • 3.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, John Scalzi ranks 5,170 out of 5,794Before him are Raif Badawi, Stella Gibbons, Gregory Colbert, Michelle Paver, Laurent Binet, and Steven S. DeKnight. After him are Matti Yrjänä Joensuu, Bob Black, Mulk Raj Anand, Miquel-Lluís Muntané, Tom Wilson, and John Arden.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1969, John Scalzi ranks 369Before him are David Mitchell, Arthur Numan, Assala Nasri, Nelson Vivas, Marcus Stephen, and Elvir Laković Laka. After him are Philippe Adams, Cory Booker, Isabell Werth, Troy Bayliss, Bosson, and Gary Speed.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Scalzi ranks 9,718 out of 15,968Before him are Sydnee Steele (1968), Nicholas Brendon (1971), Kenyon Cox (1856), Bill Belichick (1952), Steven S. DeKnight (1910), and S. David Griggs (1939). After him are Christine Ebersole (1953), Payman Maadi (1970), Adrienne King (1960), Charlie Ruggles (1886), Dan Reynolds (1987), and Tommy Roe (1942).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, John Scalzi ranks 739Before him are Scott Turow (1949), George Clayton Johnson (1929), Rebecca Solnit (1961), Richard Wilbur (1921), Cecily von Ziegesar (1970), and Steven S. DeKnight (1910). After him are Bob Black (1951), Tom Wilson (1931), Christina Hoff Sommers (1950), Andrew Sarris (1928), Laurell K. Hamilton (1963), and Cynthia Ozick (1928).

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