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About Cory Doctorow


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Cory Doctorow (doctorow@craphound.com/craphound.com) is the author of several science fiction novels. Some are for adults, others are for young people and adults. He's also the author of a book of essays (Content, Tachyon Books), a graphic novel (Cory Doctorow's Futuristic Tales of the Here and Now, IDW) and two collections of short stories, both currently in print from Thunder's Mouth Press.

Born in 1971 in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in London, England with his wonderful wife, Alice, and his scrumptious two year old daughter, Poesy. He formerly served as European Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and is a fellow of that organization. He is also affiliated with the Open University Faculty of Computer Science (UK) and the University of Waterloo Independent Studies Program (Canada).

He is the co-editor and co-owner of the widely read blog Boing Boing (boingboing.net) and writes columns for The Guardian newspaper, Publishers Weekly, Locus Magazine, and Make Magazine.


4 Responses to “About Cory Doctorow”

  1. [...] Cory Doctorow is an author, essayist, activist and public intellectual I admire greatly. His musings on copyright and creative culture are of particular interest, as is his advocacy for the rights of young people. [...]

  2. Loree says:

    Thank you so much for putting your books out there. I'm presently too poor to buy them but would check them out from the library if i didn't owe them money. It's a joy to read something new! I've been downloading the classics, (reading them on my daughter's iTouch), 'cause they're free, I can afford them!.., but then i came across your writing and have truly enjoyed it. It's great reading sci-fi again, long live the art of "what's possible." I am very grateful for your labors, thank you very much. (In Oregon we have a site where you can download NEW books from a cooperative library system, so i could get good new books that way, too, if I didn't owe them money).

  3. [...] The Win By Michael, on January 3rd, 2011 For the Win is a novel by Cory Doctorow. (Who? He’s: one of the founders of Boing Boing; author of several novels; money where his [...]

  4. Uri says:

    Someone on a popular online game posted on the forums to read "For The Win". I think it's one of the best books I have ever read.

    Thank you. :)

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