Philip Jose Farmer's picture
37 followers

Philip José Farmer


USA flag (1918 - 2009)

aka Kilgore Trout, John H Watson

Philip José Farmer is known primarily for his Science Fiction, but has produced two Fantasy series World of Tiers and Riverworld, the latter an afterlife fantasy in the tradition of John Kendrick Bangs.

Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
 
Novels
   The Green Odyssey (1957)
   Flesh (1960)
   A Woman a Day (1960)
     aka The Day of Timestop / Timestop!
   The Lovers (1961)
   Cache from Outer Space (1962)
   Fire and the Night (1962)
   Inside Outside (1964)
   Tongues of the Moon (1964)
   Dare (1965)
   The Gate of Time (1966)
     aka Two Hawks from Earth
   Night of Light (1966)
   Lord Tyger (1970)
   Love Song (1970)
   The Stone God Awakens (1970)
   The Wind Whales of Ishmael (1971)
   Time's Last Gift (1972)
   The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (1973)
   The Adventure of the Peerless Peer (1974) (as by John H Watson)
     aka The Adventures of the Peerless Peer
   Venus on the Half-Shell (1975) (as by Kilgore Trout)
   Ironcastle (1976) (with J H Rosny aîné)
   Jesus on Mars (1979)
   Dark Is the Sun (1979)
   The Unreasoning Mask (1981)
   Stations of the Nightmare (1982)
   Greatheart Silver (1982)
   A Barnstormer in Oz (1982)
   Nothing Burns in Hell (1988)
   The Caterpillar's Question (1992) (with Piers Anthony)
   Naked Came The Farmer (1998) (with Nancy Atherton, Terry Bibo, Steven Burgauer, Dorothy Cannell, David Everson, Joseph Flynn, Julie Kistler, Jerry Klein, Bill Knight, Tracy Knight, Garry Moore and Joel Steinfeldt)
   The City Beyond Play (2007) (with Danny Adams)
   The Evil in Pemberley House (2009) (with Win Scott Eckert)
   The Day of Timestop (2013)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
Omnibus
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumb
 
Collections
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumb
 
Novellas
thumb
 
Series contributed to
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
thumb
 
Anthologies edited
thumbthumbthumb
 
Non fiction
thumb
 
Anthologies containing stories by Philip José Farmer
thumbthumbno image availablethumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
no image availablethumbthumbthumb
 
Short stories
Fresh-man
Sail On! Sail On! (1952)
Mother (1953)
The God Business (1954)
Totem and Taboo (1954)
The Alley Man (1959)Hugo (nominee)
My Sister's Brother (1960)
     aka Open to Me, My Sister
Hugo (nominee)
The King of the Beasts (1964)
Day of the Great Shout (1965)Hugo (nominee)
A Bowl Bigger than Earth (1967)
The Felled Star (part 1) (1967)
Riders of the Purple Wage [short story] (1967)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Hugo
The Shadow of Space (1967)
Don't Wash the Carats (1968)
The Jungle Rot Kid on the Nod (1968)
The Oogenesis of Bird City (1970)
The Sliced-Crosswise Only-On-Tuesday World (1971)
After King Kong Fell (1973)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Sketches Among the Ruins of My Mind (1973)
The Adventure of the Three Madmen (1974)
A Scarletin Study (1975)
The Making of Revelation, Part I (1980)
One Down, One to Go (1990)
Coda (1993)
Up the Bright River [short story] (1993)


Awards
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1960) : The Alley Man
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1961) : My Sister's Brother
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1966) : Day of the Great Shout
Hugo Best Novella winner (1968) : Riders of the Purple Wage [short story]
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1968) : Riders of the Purple Wage [short story]
Hugo Best Novel winner (1972) : To Your Scattered Bodies Go
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1975) : After King Kong Fell
World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement winner (2001)


Philip José Farmer recommends
thumb
The Pastel City (1971)
(Viriconium, book 1)
M John Harrison
"Harrison makes a tone poem of the far distant future where men and creatures which delight and terrify the imagination fight in the never-ceasing battle of good against evil."
thumb
West of Eden (1984)
(Eden, book 1)
Harry Harrison
"Brilliant...a hell of a gripping story."

Visitors to this page also looked at these authors