David Wolverton death, American author, editor, and instructor died at 64

David Wolverton Death – Cause of Death : American author, editor, and instructor David Wolverton who was the teacher of authors including Brandon Sanderson, James Dashner and Stephenie Meyer has passed away on Friday 14th January 2022 at the age of 64 surrounded by his family who cherished and loved him. David Wolverton’s death was announced by his family through a Facebook publication saying ” Again this Dave’s son Spencer. Dave has officially passed. He held on till all his children could say goodbye, then faded swiftly without pain. Thank you for all the kind words, messages, and memories. After reading the countless messages and reflecting on my own experience, it is safe to say that my dad had a special way of seeing the potential in people. Dave suffered a fall down the stairs of his home, and hit his head. He has suffered a hemorrhagic stroke with bleeding around his brainstem. He was comatose and on life support before his demise.

Where was David Wolverton born?

David Wolverton was born in Monroe, Oregon, U.S. on 30 May 1957. Monroe is a city in Benton County, Oregon, United States. The population was 651 at the 2018 census. It is part of the Corvallis, Oregon Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town of Monroe was formed in 1857 when the nearby Starr Point settlement combined with White’s Mill. The combined settlement quickly became a nexus for commercial river traffic to both supply a burgeoning economy and transport lumber, grain and produce north to towns along the Willamette River. He was a resident of St. George, Utah, a city in southwestern Utah. Nearby Snow Canyon State Park offers trails, dunes and red sandstone cliffs. Sand Hollow State Park features a large reservoir. Stately 19th-century buildings such as the Pioneer Courthouse and Brigham Young Winter Home dot downtown. The St. George Art Museum houses historical photos and work by regional artists. Zion National Park, with canyons and streams, lies northeast.

David Wolverton Career

David Wolverton career began in the year 1987 when he won the first place in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest for his novel On My Way to Paradise which went on to also win the Philip K. Dick Award for “Best Novel in the English Language. In the year 1989, Wolverton published his first novel On My Way to Paradise, a science fiction novel published in 1989 by Bantam Books. It is set in the far future depicting a man, Angelo Osic, who is running from an ever-changing and frightening world of war and politics. Wolverton became a judge for that contest in 1991. In addition, he edited the annual anthology before passing on the role to Algis Budrys. He was an English professor of creative writing at Brigham Young University. Brigham Young University is a private research university in Provo, Utah, United States. It was founded in 1875 by religious leader Brigham Young, and it is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Award and honor

He has won several awards for his work. His historical novel In the Company of Angels won the Whitney Award for best novel of the year. In 2012, his young adult fantasy thriller Nightingale won the International Book Award for best Young Adult Novel of the Year, the Grand Prize at The Hollywood Book Festival, and the Southern California Book Festival for Best Young Adult Novel. It was also a finalist in the Global Ebook Awards. He has been nominated for other awards, including the Nebula Award in the Best Novellette category for his short story “After a Lean Winter.” In the summer of 1998 Dave Wolverton broke the world record for the most book signings in one sitting, which he achieved with A Very Strange Trip. David Wolverton’s obituary will be released by his family in due time.

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