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Michael Swanwick


USA flag (1950 - )

Michael Swanwick is the author of a novella, two short story collections, and four critically acclaimed novels: Vacuum Flowers; the Nebula Award-winning Stations of the Tide; The Iron Dragon's Daughter, which was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and nominated for a World Fantasy Award; and Jack Faust, also a New York Times Notable Book. Mr. Swanwick lives with his wife and son in Philadelphia, PA.
 
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Anthologies containing stories by Michael Swanwick
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1980 (1981)
UniverseX 11 (1981)
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 10 (1981)
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 11 (1982)
Nebula Award Stories 16 (1982)
The Second Omni Book of Science Fiction (1984)
Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year 14 (1985)
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 11 (1985)
After Midnight (1986)
The Year's Best Science Fiction Third Annual Collection (1986)
Full Spectrum 2 (1989)
A Century of Fantasy 1980-1989 (1990)
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Third Annual Collection (1990)
Simulations (1993)
Nebula Awards 27 (1993)
The Norton Book of Science Fiction (1993)
Omni Visions One (1993)
Omni Visions Two (1994)
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Eighth Annual Collection (1995)
Tomorrow Bites (1995)
Killing Me Softly (1995)
The Year's Best Science Fiction Thirteenth Annual Collection (1996)
Hackers (1996)
Lethal Kisses (1996)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction 11th Annual Collection (1997)
Modern Classics of Fantasy (1997)
The Science Fiction Century (1997)
The Year's Best Science Fiction Fourteenth Annual Collection (1997)
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Tenth Annual Collection (1997)
Isaac Asimov's Christmas (1997)
The Year's Best Science Fiction Sixteenth Annual Collection (1997)
The Mammoth Book of Comic Fantasy (1998)
Isaac Asimov's Camelot (1998)
The Year's Best Science Fiction Fifteenth Annual Collection (1998)
Year's Best SF 3 (1998)
Sirens and Other Daemon Lovers (1998)
The Good New Stuff (1999)
Year's Best SF 4 (1999)
Technohorror (1999)
Isaac Asimov's Solar System (1999)
Explorers (2000)
The Year's Best Science Fiction Seventeenth Annual Collection (2000)
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Short stories
The Feast of Saint Janis (1980)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Ginungagap (1980)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Mummer Kiss (1981)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Touring (1981) (with Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois)
Walden Three (1981)
The Man Who Met Picasso (1982)World Fantasy (nominee)
Golden Apples of the Sun (1984) (with Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois)
Marrow Death (1984)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Trojan Horse (1984)Nebula Awards (nominee)
The Blind Minotaur (1985)
Dogfight (1985) (with William Gibson)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
The Gods of Mars (1985) (with Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Covenant of Souls (1986)
The Dragon Line (1988)
A Midwinter's Tale (1988)
The Edge of the World (1989)Hugo (nominee)
World Fantasy (nominee)
The Dead (1990)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
Three Scenes from Stations of the Tide (1991)
Griffin's Egg [short story] (1992)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
The Changeling's Tale (1994)World Fantasy (nominee)
"In the Tradition..." (1994)
North of Diddy-Wah-Diddy (1995)
Radio Waves (1995)World Fantasy
Walking Out (1995)Hugo (nominee)
Ships (1996) (with Jack Dann)
The Wisdom of Old Earth (1997)
Ancestral Voices (1998) (with Gardner Dozois)
Microcosmic Dog (1998)
Midnight Express (1998)
Radiant Doors (1998)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
The Very Pulse of the Machine (1998)Hugo
Wild Minds (1998)Hugo (nominee)
Ancient Engines (1999)Hugo (nominee)
Scherzo with Tyrannosaur (1999)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)


Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1981) : The Feast of Saint Janis
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1981) : Ginungagap
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1982) : Mummer Kiss
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1983) : The Man Who Met Picasso
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1985) : Marrow Death
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1985) : Trojan Horse
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1986) : Dogfight
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1986) : Dogfight
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1986) : The Gods of Mars
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1990) : The Edge of the World
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1990) : The Edge of the World
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1992) : Griffin's Egg [short story]
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1992) : Stations of the Tide
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (1992) : Stations of the Tide
Nebula Awards Best Novel winner (1992) : Stations of the Tide
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (1993) : Stations of the Tide
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1993) : Griffin's Egg [short story]
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (1994) : The Iron Dragon's Daughter
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1994) : The Iron Dragon's Daughter
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1995) : The Changeling's Tale
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1996) : Walking Out
World Fantasy Best Novella winner (1996) : Radio Waves
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1997) : The Dead
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1998) : Jack Faust
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1998) : The Dead
World Fantasy Best Collection nominee (1998) : A Geography of Unknown Lands
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1999) : Radiant Doors
Hugo Best Short Story winner (1999) : The Very Pulse of the Machine
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1999) : Wild Minds
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (2000) : Ancient Engines
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (2000) : Scherzo with Tyrannosaur
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (2000) : Radiant Doors
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (2001) : Scherzo with Tyrannosaur
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2003) : Bones of the Earth
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2003) : Bones of the Earth
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2003) : Bones of the Earth
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2012) : Dancing With Bears


Michael Swanwick recommends
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The Model (1987)
Robert Aickman
"A Strange and delicate winter fable, chilling and dreamlike."
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Caliban Landing (1988)
Steven Popkes
"Steven Popkes is an audacious new talent and a welcome addition to the ranks."
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Harvest the Fire (1995)
(Harvest of Stars, book 3)
Poul Anderson
"Fast, elegant, and visionary ... Poul Anderson is one of the pillars of modern science fiction and this is Poul Anderson at his best."
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Singularity Sky (2003)
(Singularity Sky, book 1)
Charles Stross
"A carnival of ideas."
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First Strike (2003)
(Halo, book 3)
Eric Nylund
"Eric Nylund writes clean; plays hard and knows how to plot."

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