Neil Gaiman's picture
1,705 followers
5,882 books added

Neil Gaiman


UK flag (b.1960)

NEILGAIMAN is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels NEVERWHERE, STARDUST,AMERICAN GODS, ANANSI BOYS (#1 NYT bestseller), and GOOD OMENS (with Terry Pratchett);the Sandman series of graphic novels; and the short story collections SMOKE ANDMIRRORS and FRAGILE THINGS.

He is also the author of books for readers of all agesincluding the #1 bestselling and Newbery Medal winning novel THE GRAVEYARD BOOK,the bestselling novels CORALINE and ODD AND THE FROST GIANTS; the short storycollection M is for MAGIC and the picture books THE WOLVES IN THE WALLS, THEDAY I SWAPPED MY DAD FOR TWO GOLDFISH, and CRAZY HAIR, illustrated by Dave McKean;THE DANGEROUS ALPHABET, illustrated by Gris Grimly; and BLUEBERRY GIRL, illustratedby Charles Vess.

He is the winner of numerous literary honors, includingthe Hugo, Bram Stoker, and World Fantasy Awards, and the Newbery Medal. Originallyfrom England, he now lives in America.
 

Genres: Children's Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult Fantasy
 
Series
thumbthumb
 
American Gods
   1. American Gods (2000)
   1.5. The Monarch of the Glen (2016)
   2. Anansi Boys (2005)
   2.5. Black Dog (2016)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
InterWorld
   1. Interworld (2007) (with Michael Reaves)
   2. The Silver Dream (2013) (with Michael Reaves)
   3. Eternity's Wheel (2015) (with Mallory Reaves and Michael Reaves)
thumbthumbthumb
 
thumbthumb
 
Novels
   Good Omens (1990) (with Terry Pratchett)
   Stardust (1998)
   Coraline (2002)
   Odd and the Frost Giants (2008)
   The Graveyard Book (2008)
   The Ocean at the End of the Lane (2013)
   Fortunately, the Milk (2013)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumb
 
Collections
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
Novellas and Short Stories
   Troll Bridge (1993)
   Snow, Glass, Apples (1994)
   Shoggoth's Old Peculiar (2004)
   Instructions (2010)
   The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains (2014) (with Eddie Campbell)
   The Sleeper and The Spindle (2014)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumb
 
Anthologies edited
   Temps (1991) (with Alex Stewart)
   The Weerde Book 1 (1992) (with Mary Gentle and Roz Kaveney)
   Euro Temps (1992) (with Alex Stewart)
   The Weerde Book 2 (1993) (with Mary Gentle and Roz Kaveney)
   Now We Are Sick (1994) (with Stephen Jones)
   The Dreaming (1999)
   Stories: All-New Tales (2008) (with Al Sarrantonio)
   Unnatural Creatures (2013)
   The Dreaming Vol. 2 (2020)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumb
 
Plays show
 
Picture Books show
 
Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Neil Gaiman recommends
thumb
Blackheart Man (2024)
Nalo Hopkinson
"There isn't anybody better."
thumb
Impossible Creatures (2023)
Katherine Rundell
"Katherine Rundell is a phenomenon. She not only understands what fantasy is for and why children (and the rest of us) need it, but she crafts original and brilliant books that delight readers of all ages and kinds, while stretching our minds and filling our hearts."
thumb
Prophet (2023)
Sin Blaché and Helen Macdonald
"It's a fabulous book! ... It's present day science fiction that feels like the best sort of spy novel with real people you can care about. And it's a page-turner."

More recommendations 


Books containing stories by Neil Gaiman
thumb
They're Here! (2023)
edited by
Hank Davis and Sean C W Korsgaard

More books 


Awards
2016 Locus Award for Best Collection : Trigger Warning
2014 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel : The Ocean at the End of the Lane
2013 British Book Award Book of the Year : The Ocean at the End of the Lane
2010 Carnegie Medal : The Graveyard Book
2009 Newbery Medal : The Graveyard Book
2009 Hugo Award for Best Novel : The Graveyard Book
2007 Locus Award for Best Collection : Fragile Things: Short Fictions And Wonders
2006 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel : Anansi Boys
2006 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel : Anansi Boys
2002 Nebula Award for Best Novel : American Gods
2002 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel : American Gods
2002 Hugo Award for Best Novel : American Gods
2002 Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel : American Gods
1998 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature : Stardust
1991 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Story : A Midsummer Night's Dream

Award nominations
2018 Locus Award for Best Collection (nominee) : Norse Mythology
2014 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Ocean at the End of the Lane
2014 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (nominee) : The Ocean at the End of the Lane
2014 Locus Award for Best Anthology (nominee) : Unnatural Creatures
2014 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Ocean at the End of the Lane
2013 Nebula Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Ocean at the End of the Lane
2009 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Graveyard Book
2009 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature (nominee) : The Graveyard Book
2009 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Graveyard Book
2006 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (nominee) : Anansi Boys
2002 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : American Gods
2002 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (nominee) : American Gods
2001 British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel (nominee) : American Gods
1999 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : Shoggoth's Old Peculiar [short story]
1999 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Stardust
1999 Locus Award for Best Collection (nominee) : Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions
1999 Bram Stoker Award for Best Collection (nominee) : Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions
1998 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (nominee) : Neverwhere
1996 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Neverwhere
1994 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : Troll Bridge
1994 World Fantasy Award for Best Collection (nominee) : Angels and Visitations: A Miscellany
1991 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
1991 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch


Visitors also looked at these authors


About Fantastic Fiction       Information for Authors