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Influential blogger, journalist, and author Cory Doctorow co-edits the popular Boing Boing blog and is a vocal advocate of the Creative Commons, having published a majority of his works under that license.
His numerous acclaimed, award-winning works include Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom (2003; winner of Locus Award for Best First Novel), A Place So Foreign and Eight More (2003; Sunburst Award), Little Brother (2008; John W. Campbell Memorial, Prometheus, Sunburst, and White Pine Award), Pirate Cinema (2012; Prometheus Award), Homeland (2013; Prometheus Award), and Walkaway (2017; Dragon Award). Additionally, Cory has won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and The Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award.
Doctorow’s many books on the internet, copyright, and technology include CONTENT: SELECTED ESSAYS ON TECHNOLOGY, CREATIVITY, COPYRIGHT, AND THE FUTURE OF THE FUTURE (2008), CONTEXT: FURTHER SELECTED ESSAYS ON PRODUCTIVITY, CREATIVITY, PARENTING, AND POLITICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY (2011), and Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free (2014).
Much of his short fiction has been collected in A
Place So Foreign and Eight More (2003), Overclocked: Stories
of the Future Present (2007), Cory Doctorow’s Futuristic Tales
of the Here and Now (2008 in graphic format with James Anthony
Kuhoric, Dara Naraghi, Dan Taylor, and J. C. Vaughn), With a
Little Help (2009), Overclocked:
More Stories of the Future Present (2016), and Radicalized
(2019). Alongside Holly Phillips, Doctorow co-edited Tesseracts
Eleven: Amazing Canadian Speculative Fiction (2007).
All of us at Tachyon, wish the visionary Cory a happy birthday.
For more info on CONTENT: SELECTED ESSAYS ON TECHNOLOGY, CREATIVITY, COPYRIGHT, AND THE FUTURE OF THE FUTURE, visit the Tachyon page.
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For more info on CONTEXT: FURTHER SELECTED ESSAYS ON PRODUCTIVITY, CREATIVITY, PARENTING, AND POLITICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover design by Elizabeth Story