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Author photo. Author Gordon Korman at the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas, United States. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=84523418" rel="nofollow" target="_top">https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=84523418</a>

Author Gordon Korman at the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas, United States. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=84523418

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Gordon Korman was born in Montreal, Canada on October 23, 1963. When his 7th-grade English teacher told the class they could have 45 minutes a day for four months to work on a story of their choice, Korman began This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall. He was also the class monitor for the Scholastic TAB Book Club, so he sent his novel to the address on the TAB flyer, and a few days after his 14th birthday, he had a book contract with Scholastic. By the time he graduated from high school, he had published five other novels and several articles for Canadian newspapers. He received a BFA degree from New York University with a major in Dramatic Writing and a minor in Film and TV. He has written over 75 books for children and young adults including the Swindle series, The Juvie Three, and two books of poetry written by the fictional character Jeremy Bloom. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Gordon Korman published his first book at the ages of 14, and has written more than 90 juvenile and teen novels. His favorites include the New York Times bestselling Ungifted, Supergifted, Pop, and the Mastermind Sereis. Gordon lives with his family on Long Island, New York. [from The Unteachables, 2019]
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