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Will McIntosh

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Genre  Science fiction
Name  Will McIntosh

Role  Author
Education  University of Georgia
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Occupation  Author, social psychologist
Awards  Hugo Award for Best Short Story, Asimov's Readers' Award for Best Short Story
Nominations  Nebula Award for Best Short Story
Books  Hitchers, Soft Apocalypse, Love Minus Eighty, The Perimeter, The Heist

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Will McIntosh (William D. McIntosh) is a Hugo-Award-winning science fiction author. He has published dozens of short stories in magazines such as Asimov's Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Lightspeed Magazine, Daily Science Fiction, and Interzone. His stories are also frequently reprinted in different "Year's Best" anthologies. McIntosh's first two novels, Soft Apocalypse, and Hitchers were published by Night Shade Books in April 2011 and February 2012, respectively.

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Life

McIntosh attended the University of Georgia, where he received a Ph.D. in social psychology in 1990. Since then he has been a professor at Georgia Southern, where he teaches different psychology classes. His research has focused on topics such as internet dating and romantic relationships, "happiness and goals, collecting behavior, psychological aspects of film and television, and the relationship between psychology and Zen Buddhism." Georgia Southern's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences honored him with their "Distinction in Teaching" award in 2002. McIntosh has since moved to the College of William and Mary to teach introductory psychology classes and focus on his writing.

Writing

McIntosh attended the Clarion Workshop in 2003. Since then, he has published dozens of stories in magazines and book anthologies such as Asimov's Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Interzone, The Living Dead, Black Static, and more. His stories have been reprinted in a number of "Year's Best" anthologies, including Science Fiction: Best of the Year 2009, Unplugged: The Year's Best Online Fiction, 2009, and Science Fiction: Best of the Year 2008.

McIntosh's short story "Soft Apocalypse" was shortlisted for both the British Science Fiction Award and the British Fantasy Award. His story "Bridesicle" won both the 2010 Hugo Award for Best Short Story and the 2010 Asimov's Reader Poll, along with being a finalist for that year's Nebula Award.

His short story "Followed" has been adapted into a film by director James Kicklighter for a 2011 release.

McIntosh's first novel, Soft Apocalypse, was published by Night Shade Books in April 2011. His second, Hitchers, was published by Night Shade Books in February 2012.

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Will McIntosh Wikipedia


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