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Terry Bisson


(Terry Ballantine Bisson)
USA flag (1942 - )

aka T B Calhoun, Brad Quentin

Kentucky born and bred, Terry Bisson is a writer of satirical, counterculturally-inflected, often riotously funny science fiction and fantasy novels such as Fire on the Mountain and Voyage to the Red Planet. One of the premiere writers of short fiction in the field, his stories have won two Nebulas, a Hugo, and two Locus Awards.
 
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Nascar Pole Position (as by T B Calhoun)
1. Rolling Thunder (1998)
2. In the Groove (1998)
3. Race Ready (1998)
5. Hammer Down (1999)
7. Full Throttle (1999)
Speed Demon (1998)
Spin Out! (1999)
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Series contributed to
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Terry Bisson
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Short stories
Bears Discover Fire [short story] (1990)World Fantasy (nominee)
Hugo
Nebula Awards
Over Flat Mountain (1990)
The Two Janets (1990)
The Coon Suit (1991)
Press Ann (1991)Hugo (nominee)
They're Made Out of Meat (1991)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Are There Any Questions? (1992)
Cancion Autentica de Old Earth (1992)
Carl's Lawn and Garden (1992)
Next (1992)
Two Guys from the Future (1992)
By Permit Only (1993)
England Underway (1993)Hugo (nominee)
World Fantasy (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
George (1993)
The Message (1993)
Necronauts (1993)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Partial People (1993)
The Shadow Knows (1993)Hugo (nominee)
The Toxic Donut (1993)
Dead Man's Curve (1994)Hugo (nominee)
The Hole in the Hole [short story] (1994)
There Are No Dead (1995)
In the Upper Room [short story] (1996)
An Office Romance (1997)
First Fire (1998)
Get Me to the Church On Time (1998)Hugo (nominee)
macs (1999)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards


Awards
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1987) : Talking Man
Hugo Best Short Story winner (1991) : Bears Discover Fire [short story]
Nebula Awards Best Short Story winner (1991) : Bears Discover Fire [short story]
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1991) : Bears Discover Fire [short story]
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1992) : Press Ann
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1992) : They're Made Out of Meat
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1994) : England Underway
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1994) : The Shadow Knows
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1994) : England Underway
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1994) : England Underway
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1995) : Dead Man's Curve
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1995) : Necronauts
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1999) : Get Me to the Church On Time
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (2000) : macs
Nebula Awards Best Short Story winner (2001) : macs
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2013) : Any Day Now


Terry Bisson recommends
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Iron Tears (1992)
R A Lafferty
"I love this book ... Lafferty is our unheralded American Garcia Marquez ... a word-slinger totally out of sync with today's slim-fast reductive rhertoric; a sly old buzzard who conjured up fables as luris as Bible stories and tells them in a tornado of words wild enough to drive wood splinters through a windshield."
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The Fox Woman (2000)
(Fox Woman, book 1)
Kij Johnson
"Kij Johnson reminds us that the magic (and strength) of Fantasy is seeing ourselves in the mirror of the Other. Never has that mirror shimmered more seductively. Look."
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Time and Robbery (2012)
Rebecca Ore
"Surprising, puzzling, and delighting us at every turn."

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