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Jack McDevitt


(John Charles McDevitt)
USA flag (1935 - )

Jack McDevitt has served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, taught English and literature, and worked for the U.S. Customs Service in North Dakota and Georgia. He lives in Georgia.
 
Anthologies edited
Going Interstellar (2012) (with Les Johnson)
Beyond Watson (2016) (with Derrick Belanger, Don Everett Smith Jr, Luke Benjamen Kuhns, Kieran Lyne, David Marcum, Richard Paolinelli, David Ruffle, Geri Schear, Elizabeth Varadan, Daniel D Victor and Marcia Wilson)
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Anthologies containing stories by Jack McDevitt
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Short stories
Cryptic [short story] (1983)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Promises to Keep (1984)
Tidal Effects (1984)
In the Tower (1987)
The Fort Moxie Branch (1988)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
Time's Arrow (1989)
Whistle (1989)
Lake Agassiz (1991)
Midnight Clear (1993)
Talk Radio (1993)
Time Travelers Never Die [short story] (1996)Hugo (nominee)
Time Travellers Never Die (1996)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Dead in the Water (1999)
Good Intentions (1999) (with Stanley Schmidt)Nebula Awards (nominee)


Awards
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1984) : Cryptic [short story]
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (1986) : The Hercules Text
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1989) : The Fort Moxie Branch
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1989) : The Fort Moxie Branch
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (1997) : The Engines of God
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1997) : Time Travelers Never Die [short story]
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1997) : Time Travellers Never Die
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1998) : Ancient Shores
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1999) : Moonfall
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (2000) : Good Intentions
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2001) : Infinity Beach
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2001) : Infinity Beach
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2002) : Deepsix
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel winner (2004) : Omega
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2004) : Chindi
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2005) : Omega
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2006) : Seeker
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2006) : Polaris
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2007) : Odyssey
Nebula Awards Best Novel winner (2007) : Seeker
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2008) : Odyssey
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2009) : Cauldron
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2011) : Echo
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2012) : Firebird
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2015) : Coming Home


Jack McDevitt recommends
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Neptune Crossing (1994)
(Chaos Chronicles, book 1)
Jeffrey A Carver
"A roaring, cross-the-solar-system adventure of the first water. This is a winner, the kind of stuff that made us all love science fiction."
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Compass Reach (1998)
(Secantis, book 1)
Mark W Tiedemann
"Compass Reach is a rousing, inventive, far-future adventure by one of the most distinctive new voices in the field."
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To Leuchars (2000)
Rick Wilber
"Wilber is a matchless storyteller. To Leuchars is science fiction with a heart."
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Stark's Command (2001)
(Stark's War, book 2)
Jack Campbell
"Sgt. Stark is an unforgettable character."
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Echoes of Earth (2001)
(Orphans , book 1)
Shane Dix and Sean Williams
"A dazzling adventure."
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Hopscotch (2002)
Kevin J Anderson
"Kevin J. Anderson is in top form in Hopscotch, a rousing tale that charges hard into territory where nobody has gone before. This one may be the most original book of the year."
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The Forge of Mars (2002)
Bruce Balfour
"Rousing SF adventure."
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The Wellstone (2003)
(Queendom of Sol, book 2)
Wil McCarthy
"Wil McCarthy is one of the best hard Science Fiction writers in the business."
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City of Pearl (2004)
(Wess'Har, book 1)
Karen Traviss
"A stellar debut."
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Emissaries from the Dead (2008)
(Andrea Cort, book 1)
Adam-Troy Castro
"The ultimate high-wire thriller."
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Raising Caine (2015)
(Caine Riordan, book 3)
Charles E Gannon
"I seriously enjoyed Trial by Fire. This one's a tidal wave-can't put it down, An excellent book."
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Dark Secret (2016)
Edward M Lerner
"Gripping, Impossible to put down."
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Martians Abroad (2017)
Carrie Vaughn
"An exhilarating ride."
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Non-Parallel Universes (2017)
Bud Sparhawk
"Bud Sparhawk's imagination knows no limits. A dazzling collection."
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The Genius Plague (2017)
David Walton
"Riveting. David Walton gives us a wild ride through new territory."

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