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John C Wright


  Male      American      Writer

  Born : Oct 22, 1961  


About Author

John C. Wright (born October 22, 1961) is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy novels. A former lawyer, newspaperman, and newspaper editor, he was a Nebula Award finalist for his fantasy novel Orphans of Chaos. Publishers Weekly said he "may be this fledgling century's most important new SF talent" when reviewing his debut novel, The Golden Age.

John C. Wright was born in Chula Vista, California. He studied the Great Books program at St. John's College of Maryland, graduating in 1987. He attended the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary.

Wright was admitted to the practice of law in three jurisdictions, New York, May 1989; Maryland, December 1990. Washington, D.C., January 1994. His law practice was not successful and soon drove him into bankruptcy. He then worked for the newspaper St. Mary's Today.

He later worked as a newspaperman, and newspaper editor, before venturing into writing genre fiction. He was a Nebula Award finalist for his fantasy novel Orphans of Chaos. Publishers Weekly said he "may be this fledgling century's most important new SF talent" when reviewing his debut novel, The Golden Age...


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