Bibliography


Published Fiction:

 

Novels:
(1985)   Freedom Beach (with James Patrick Kelly)
(1989)   Another Orphan (novella)
       (1989)    Good News From Outer Space Nebula Award nominee, novel
(1997)   Corrupting Dr. Nice
 

 

Collections:
(1992)   Meeting in Infinity World Fantasy Award nominee, collection
(1997)   The Pure Product
         (2008)  The Baum Plan for Financial Independence and Other Stories
 

 

As Editor:
(1996)   Intersections (with Mark L. Van Name and Richard Butner)
 
 
(1998) Memory's Tailor by Lawrence Rudner. This is a novel by my friend and NCSU colleague Larry Rudner, who died in 1995.
                                          I acted as his literary executor and edited the manuscript for publication.
 

(2006) Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology (with James Patrick Kelly)

 

(2007) Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology (with James Patrick Kelly)

 

(2009) The Secret History of Science Fiction (with James Patrick Kelly)

 

 

Stories:

 

"Home" Cottonwood Review, 1975
"The Silver Man" Galileo, May 1978
"The Incredible Living Man" Galileo, Sept. 1978
"Just Like a Cretin Dog" Fantasy and Science Fiction, Jan. 1979
"In an Alien Wood" Galileo, May 1979
"On the 250th Anniversary of Apollo 11" Starlog's SF Yearbook, 1980
"Herman Melville, Space Opera Virtuoso" Fantasy and Science Fiction, Jan. 1980
"Last Things" in The Berkley Showcase, Vol. 1, Berkley Books, 1980
"Animals" in New Dimensions 10, Harper & Row, 1980
"The Monuments of Science Fiction" Fantasy and Science Fiction, Aug. 1980
"Uncle John and the Saviour" Fantasy and Science Fiction, Dec. 1980
"Not Responsible! Park and Lock It!" Fantasy and Science Fiction, Sept. 1981
"Another Orphan" Fantasy and Science Fiction, Sept. 1982
                  Nebula Award Winner, novella
"Below Zero" Twilight Zone, Jan.-Feb. 1983
"Hearts Do Not in Eyes Shine" Isaac Asimov's SF Magazine, Oct. 1983
"Friend" (with James Patrick Kelly) Fantasy and Science Fiction, Jan. 1984
"The Big Dream" Isaac Asimov's SF Magazine, Apr. 1984
"Freedom Beach" (with James Patrick Kelly) Fantasy and Science Fiction, Aug. 1984
"The Lecturer" in Light Years and Dark, Berkely Books, 1984
"A Clean Escape" Isaac Asimov's SF Magazine, May 1985
"Reduction" (with Gregory Frost) Isaac Asimov's SF Magazine, Jan. 1986
"The Pure Product" Isaac Asimov's SF Magazine, Mar. 1986
"Credibility" in In the Field of Fire, Tor Books, 1987
"Judgement Call" Fantasy and Science Fiction, Oct. 1987
"Mrs. Shummel Exits a Winner" Isaac Asimov's SF Magazine, June 1988
                  Nebula Award nominee, short story
"Buddha Nostril Bird" Isaac Asimov's SF Magazine, Mar. 1990
"Invaders" Fantasy and Science Fiction, Oct. 1990
"Buffalo" Fantasy and Science Fiction, Jan. 1991; in Fires of the Past, St. Martin's Press, 1991
                 Sturgeon and Locus Award winner, Nebula & Hugo award nominee, short story
"The Moral Bullet" (with Bruce Sterling) Isaac Asimov's SF Magazine, July 1991
"Faustfeathers" story version, in Meeting in Infinity, Arkham House, 1992
"Man" Isaac Asimov's SF Magazine, May, 1992
"The Franchise" Asimov's Science Fiction, Aug. 1993)
                 Nebula Award nominee, novelette
"The Einstein Express" Omni, Dec. 1993
"The True History of the End of the World" (with Jonathan Lethem and James Patrick Kelly)
Fantasy and Science Fiction, Oct.-Nov. 1995
"Some Like It Cold" Omni, Fall 1995
"The Miracle of Ivar Avenue" in Intersections, Tor Books, 1996
                 Nebula Award nominee, novelette
"Faustfeathers: A Comedy" play version, in The Pure Product, Tor Books, 1997
       "Gulliver at Home" in The Pure Product, Tor Books, 1997
       "Every Angel is Terrifying" Fantasy and Science Fiction, Oct-Nov. 1998
                 World Fantasy Award nominee, short fiction
"The President's Channel" Science Fiction Age, Nov. 1998
"Ninety Percent of Everything" (with Jonathan Lethem and James Patrick Kelly)
               Fantasy and Science Fiction, Sept. 1999)
           Nebula Award nominee, novella
"The Juniper Tree" Science Fiction Age, Jan. 2000
        "The Family Vacation" Infinite Matrix, September 2002
"Stories for Men" Asimov's SF, Oct/Nov 2002
                  James Tiptree Jr. Award winner, Nebula Award nominee, novella
       "The Invisible Empire" Conjunctions: 39, December 2002
"Of New Arrivals, Many Johns, and the Music of the Spheres" F&SF, June 2003
        "Under the Lunchbox Tree" Asimov's SF , July 2003 
"It's All True" SciFiction, November 2003
       "The Baum Plan for Financial Independence" SciFiction, March 2004
       "The Red Phone" Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, July 2005
"Sunlight or Rock" Asimov SF, September 2006
        "The Snake Girl" North Carolina Literary Review, Fall 2006
"The Last American" Foundation 100, August 2007; Asimov's SF, February 2008
       "Downtown"  Flurb: AWebzine of Astonishing Tales, Fall 2007 [www.flurb.net]
"Pride and Prometheus"  F&SF, January 2008

Nebula Award winner, novelette

       "Powerless"  in The Baum Plan for Financial Independence, April 2008

       "The Motorman's Coat" F&SF, June/July 2009

        "Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance" The New Space Opera 2, ed.

                Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan, 2009

 

Plays:

 

"A Clean Escape" Allowance Theater, Meredith College, May 22-25, 1986
              Adapted as an audio drama, Seeing Ear Theater, 1997
      Adapted for television, Masters of Science Fiction, ABC TV, August 2007

       "Faustfeathers" Winner, Paul Green Playwrights' Prize, 1994

              produced by Baby D Productions, Omaha, Nebraska, Nov-Dec 2006