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Damon Knight


(Damon Francis Knight)
USA flag (1922 - 2002)
Husband of Kate Wilhelm

Knight's first professional sale was a cartoon drawing to a science-fiction magazine. His first story, "Resilience", was published in 1941.

Genres: Science Fiction, Mystery
 
Series
CV
   1. CV (1985)
   2. The Observers (1988)
   3. A Reasonable World (1991)
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Novels
   Hell's Pavement (1955)
     aka The Analogue Men
   A for Anything (1959)
   Masters of Evolution (1959)
   The People Maker (1959)
   The Sun Saboteurs (1961)
   Beyond the Barrier (1964)
   Mind Switch (1965)
     aka The Other Foot
   Off Centre (1965)
   The Rithian Terror (1965)
   The Earth Quarter (1970)
   World without Children (1970)
   The World and Thorinn (1980)
   The Man in the Tree (1984)
   Double Meaning (1991)
   God's Nose (1991)
   Why Do Birds (1992)
   Humpty Dumpty (1996)
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Collections
   Far Out (1961)
   In Deep (1963)
   Turning On (1966)
   Natural State (1975)
   The Best of Damon Knight (1976)
   Damon Knight Short Stories, Vol. 1 (1979)
   Rule Golden (1979)
   Better than One (1980) (with Kate Wilhelm)
   Late Knight Edition (1985)
   One Side Laughing (1991)
   The Star Beast (2010)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   The Avenger (1944)
   Doorway to Kal-Jmar (1944)
   Definition (1953)
   The Worshippers (1953)
   Special Delivery (1954)
   A Likely Story (1955)
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Anthologies edited
   A Century of Science Fiction (1962)
   First Flight (1963)
   A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels (1964)
   Tomorrow X 4 (1964)
   13 French Science Fiction Stories (1965)
   Beyond Tomorrow (1965)
   The Dark Side (1965)
   Cities of Wonder (1966)
   Orbit 1 (1966)
   Orbit 2 (1967)
   Science Fiction Inventions (1967)
   The Shape of Things (1967)
   Worlds to Come (1967)
   The Metal Smile (1968)
   One Hundred Years of Science Fiction (1968)
   Orbit 3 (1968)
   Orbit 4 (1968)
   Towards Infinity (1968)
   Orbit 5 (1969)
   Dimension X (1970)
   Orbit 6 (1970)
   Orbit 7 (1970)
   Orbit 8 (1970)
   Orbit 9 (1972)
   A Science Fiction Argosy (1972)
   A Pocketful of Stars (1972)
   Orbit 10 (1972)
   Orbit 11 (1972)
   Perchance to Dream (1973)
   Orbit 12 (1973)
   Tomorrow and Tomorrow (1973)
   The Golden Road (1973)
   Orbit 13 (1974)
   Elsewhere X 3 (1974)
   Orbit 15 (1974)
   A Shocking Thing (1974)
   Happy Endings (1974)
   Orbit 14 (1974)
   Orbit 16 (1975)
   Orbit 17 (1975)
   Science Fiction of the Thirties (1975)
   Orbit 18 (1976)
   The Best from Orbit (1976)
   Orbit 19 (1977)
   First Contact (1978)
   Science Fiction of the 40s (1978) (with Frederik Pohl)
   Western Classics from the Great Pulps (1978)
   Orbit 20 (1978)
   Orbit 21 (1980)
   First Voyages (1981) (with Martin H Greenberg and Joseph Olander)
   The Clarion Awards (1984)
   Westerns of the 40's (1998)
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Series contributed to
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Black Cat Weekly
   57. Black Cat Weekly #57 (2022) (with others)
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Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Damon Knight recommends
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Meet Me in the Moon Room (2001)
Ray Vukcevich
"What other writer could make you start laughing halfway down the first page of a story about a man putting on a sweater? Thurber maybe, a long time ago. Buy this book."
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Systemic Shock (1981)
(Quantrill, book 1)
Dean Ing
"Terrifyingly plausible."
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Dreamsnake (1978)
Vonda N McIntyre
"One of the best and brightest of the new science fiction writers."

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Anthologies containing stories by Damon Knight
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Sense of Wonder (2023)
A Century of Science Fiction
edited by
Leigh Ronald Grossman
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Chasing Shadows (2017)
Visions of Our Coming Transparent World
edited by
David Brin and Stephen W Potts

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