John Scalzi is the author of The Dispatcher (2016), which he wrote exclusively for Audible Studios, and which was narrated by Zachary Quinto. His Redshirts won the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel, and his popular blog Whatever won him a Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer in 2008. Three books from his Old Man's War series have been nominated for the Hugo, as well. He has written on diverse topics such as finance, video games, films, astronomy, and writing, and served as a creative consultant for the TV series Stargate Universe. He is a former president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.