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Michael Chorost (born 1964) is an American writer and teacher. Born with severe loss of hearing due to rubella, his hearing was partially restored with a cochlear implant in 2001. He subsequently wrote a memoir of the experience, titled Rebuilt: How Becoming Part Computer Made Me More Human (Houghton Mifflin, 2005). It also exists in a paperback version with a different subtitle, Rebuilt: My Journey Back to the Hearing World. In August 2006 Rebuilt won the PEN/USA Book Award for Creative Nonfiction.
Total Books: 8
Dr. Chorost has published in Wired, The Futurist, The Scientist, Technology Review, and SKY (Delta's inflight magazine). He teaches writing at the University of San Francisco, and co-wrote a PBS television show titled The 22nd Century which aired in January 2007.
Born in New Jersey and educated at Brown University and the University of Texas at Austin, he now lives in Washington, DC. He is a member of the Sanchez Grotto Annex, a writers' collective in the city.