M.T. Anderson

M.T. Anderson has written many books for children, teenagers, and adults, including Feed, a 2002 National Book Award Finalist, the Norumbegan Quartet series, Burger Wuss, and ThirstyThe first volume of his Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing books won the 2006 National Book Award in Young People’s Literature, and both volumes were Printz Honor Books. His fiction for adults has been published in journals like The Colorado Review, Conjunctions, and The Northwest Review. Anderson holds degrees from Harvard University, Syracuse University, and the University of Cambridge. He currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts.


Visit M.T. Anderson’s website.

Follow Anderson on Twitter: @_MTAnderson.

Read an interview with Anderson about his writing process.

Read the first chapter of The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation.

Listen to an interview with Anderson on the podcast Rumble Strip Vermont.

Read his Printz Honor Award acceptance speech, on the intelligence of teens.