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Robert Reed


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Robert Reed was born in Omaha, Nebraska on October 9, 1956. He attended Benson High there, and then Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he received a B.S. in Biology in 1987. Bob worked as a lab technician at NWU from 1979 to 1980, and at Mapes Industries in Lincoln from 1978 to 1987. Since 1987, he has been prolific enough to make his living as a full-time science fiction writer.
 

Awards: Hugo (2007)  see all

Genres: Science Fiction
 
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Great Ship
   The Remoras (1994)
   1. Marrow (2000)
   2. The Well of Stars (2004)
   Eater-of-Bone & Other Novellas (2012)
   The Greatship (2013)
   3. The Memory of Sky (2014)
   Alone (2018)
   Aeon's Child (2018)
   Hoop-of-Benzene (2018)
   Mere (2018)
   The Residue of Fire (2018)
   Night of Time (2018)
   Noumenon (2018)
   Parables of Infinity (2018)
   River of the Queen (2018)
   Rococo (2018)
   The Caldera of Good Fortune (2018)
   Camouflage (2018)
   Katabasis (2018)
   Precious Mental (2018)
   The Cryptic Age (2018)
   The Man With the Golden Balloon (2018)
   The Sarcophagus (2018)
   The Speed of Belief (2018)
   Eater-of-bone (2018)
   Good Mountain (2018)
   Hatch (2018)
   Marrow Redux (2018)
   4. The Dragons of Marrow (2018)
   Where You Have Been (2019)
   Kingfisher (2021)
   The Realms of Water (2022)
   Conversations in the Dark (2022)
   Flattering the Flame (2022)
   Nameless He (2022)
   Necklace of Memory (2022)
   Poubelle (2022)
   Who Carries the World (2022)
   Best, Last, Only (2023)
   What>We>Will>Never>Be (2023)
   Hammerwing (2023)
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Trials of Quentin Maurus
   1. Inevitable (2016)
   2. Insatiable (2016)
   3. Ephemeral (2016)
   4. Everlasting (2016)
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Novels
   The Leeshore (1987)
   The Hormone Jungle (1988)
   Black Milk (1989)
   Down the Bright Way (1991)
   The Remarkables (1992)
   An Exaltation of Larks (1995)
   Sister Alice (2003)
   The Opposite of Breathing (2019)
   The Good Choice (2020)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Coffins (1992)
   Mrs Greasy (1995)
   A Place with Shade (1995)
   Chrysalis (1996)
   Decency (1996)
   First Tuesday (1996)
   Killing the Morrow (1996)
   Guest of Honor (1998)
   Whiptail (1998)
   Winemaster (1999)
   Flavors of My Genius (2006)
   The Next Invasion (2011)
   Our Candidate (2011)
   Swingers (2011)
   The New Deity (2018)
   Woman Leaves Room (2018)
   Dome on the Prairie (2018)
   Eight Episodes (2018)
   Five Thrillers (2018)
   Floating Over Time (2018)
   Human Bay (2018)
   Truth (2018)
   Willa (2018)
   Aether (2018)
   A Billion Eves (2018)
   Blackbird (2018)
   Cloudburst (2018)
   A Man of Modest Means (2018)
   Once Green (2018)
   Past Imperfect (2018)
   Show Me Yours (2018)
   The Tournament (2018)
   Coelacanths (2018)
   The Cure (2018)
   Dead Man's Run (2018)
   The Good Hand (2018)
   On the Brink of That Bright New World (2018)
   She Sees My Monsters Now (2018)
   What We Do (2018)
   Birdy Girl (2018)
   The Dragons of Summer Gulch (2018)
   In Passing (2018)
   The Shape of Everything (2018)
   The Sleeping Woman (2018)
   To Church With Mr. Multhiford (2018)
   Roxie (2018)
   Veritas (2018)
   Water Colors (2018)
   A Woman's Best Friend (2018)
   The City of Your Soul (2019)
   Murder Born (2019)
   American Cheetah (2019)
   The Ants of Flanders (2019)
   Euphoria (2019)
   A Plague of Life (2019)
   Will Be (2019)
   After All (2019)
   Among Us (2019)
   At The Corner of Darwin and Eternity (2019)
   Before My Last Breath (2019)
   The Days of Hamelin (2019)
   Empty (2019)
   Fable Blue (2019)
   Frank (2019)
   GW In the Afterlife (2019)
   A History of Terraforming (2019)
   The House Left Empty (2019)
   The Long Retreat (2019)
   Lying to Dogs (2019)
   Mermaid (2019)
   The New System (2019)
   Old Man Waiting (2019)
   Opal Ball (2019)
   Oracles (2019)
   Our Prayers Are With You (2019)
   Rwanda (2019)
   Stride (2019)
   Two Sams (2019)
   Worthy (2019)
   Passion for the Unworthy Ape (2020)
   Retrograde Tales (2021)
   More Retrogrades (2022)
   Retrograde Blessings (2023)
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Books containing stories by Robert Reed
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The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 7 (2023)
(Best Science Fiction of the Year , book 7)
edited by
Neil Clarke
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Clarkesworld Year Twelve: Volume One (2021)
(Clarkesworld Anthology, book 12)
edited by
Neil Clarke and Sean Wallace
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Clarkesworld Year Twelve: Volume Two (2021)
(Clarkesworld Anthology, book 12)
edited by
Neil Clarke and Sean Wallace

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Awards
2007 Hugo Award for Best Novella : A Billion Eves

Award nominations
2015 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (nominee) : The Cryptic Age
2015 Sidewise Award for Best Short-Form Alternate History (nominee) : The Principles
2015 Locus Award for Best Novelette (nominee) : The Cryptic Age
2014 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (nominee) : Mystic Falls
2014 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Precious Mental
2014 Locus Award for Best Novelette (nominee) : Grizzled Veterans of Many and Much
2014 Locus Award for Best Collection (nominee) : The Greatship
2013 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (nominee) : Eater-of-Bone & Other Novellas
2013 Nebula Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Katabasis
2013 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Murder Born
2013 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Katabasis
2013 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Eater-of-Bone & Other Novellas
2013 Locus Award for Best Collection (nominee) : Eater-of-Bone & Other Novellas
2012 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : The Ants of Flanders
2012 Locus Award for Best Novelette (nominee) : Purple
2011 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (nominee) : Dead Man's Run
2011 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : A History of Terraforming
2011 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Dead Man's Run
2010 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (nominee) : True Fame
2009 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Truth
2009 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : The Man With the Golden Balloon
2009 Hugo Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Truth
2007 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (nominee) : A Billion Eves
2007 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Rococo
2007 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Good Mountain
2007 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : A Billion Eves
2007 Hugo Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : Eight Episodes
2006 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : The Well of Stars
2006 Locus Award for Best Collection (nominee) : The Cuckoo's Boys
2005 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (nominee) : Mere
2005 John W. Campbell Memorial Award (nominee) : The Well of Stars
2004 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Sister Alice
2004 John W. Campbell Memorial Award (nominee) : Sister Alice
2004 Hugo Award for Best Novelette (nominee) : Hexagons
2003 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (nominee) : Coelacanths
2003 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Veritas
2001 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Marrow
2000 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : Human Bay
2000 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (nominee) : Winemaster
2000 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Baby's Fire
2000 Locus Award for Best Collection (nominee) : The Dragons of Springplace
1999 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Mother Death
1999 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : The Cuckoo's Boys
1999 Hugo Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : Whiptail
1998 Nebula Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Chrysalis
1998 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Marrow
1998 Hugo Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Marrow [short story]
1997 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Chrysalis
1997 Hugo Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : Decency
1996 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : An Exaltation of Larks
1994 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Sister Alice
1991 Hugo Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : The Utility Man
1990 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Black Milk
1988 Locus Award for Best First Novel (nominee) : The Leeshore


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