Ted Chiang is an award-winning sci-fi author.
He is known mostly for his really wonderful short stories. Many of which can be found in the collection Stories of Your Life and Others.
Good news: the almost-titular story from that collection has been adapted into the upcoming feature film Arrival.
Ted also is not a very public person. I’m not saying it’s because he’s a spy, but I’m not saying it isn’t.
But most notably, he appeared on our podcast!