Colorado Rocky Mountain School Graduate Selected by Time Magazine as a Top Ten Novel for 2009

Jan 14, 2010 7:34 PM ET

News from Colorado Rocky Mountain School

Paolo Bacigalupi's, CRMS class of 1990

(Author of The Windup Girl named by TIME Magazine as a Top 10 novel of 2009)

Paolo Bacigalupi's writing often focuses on cheery environmental and social themes such as GM foods, ecosystem collapse, drought, global warming, poverty, and industrial pollution. His short fiction has appeared High Country News, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. It has been nominated for four Hugo Awards, the Nebula Award, and has won the LOCUS Award and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award.  His debut novel The Windup Girl was named by TIME Magazine as one of the ten best novels of 2009, and his short story collection Pump Six and Other Stories was a 2008 LOCUS Award winner for Best Collection and also named a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly.  He currently lives in Western Colorado with his wife and son, where he writes full-time. 

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