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country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: American English, English
educated at: University of California, San Diego
occupation: software developer, writer, novelist, computer scientist, science fiction writer
award received: Astounding Award for Best New Writer, Geffen Award, Ignotus Award for Best Foreign Novel
Andrew Taylor "Andy" Weir (born June 16, 1972) is an American novelist whose debut novel, The Martian, was later adapted into a film of the same name directed by Ridley Scott in 2015. He also worked as a computer programmer for much of his life. He received the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2016.
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