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Omega Canyon was the most recently released book by Dan Simmons, on January 1st, 2020.

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Dan Simmons Stats: The highest rated book by Dan Simmons on Book Notification is Summer of Night, the first novel in the Summer Of Night/Seasons Of Horror series. The second-highest rated book is The Rise of Endymion (Hyperion Cantos #4).

The most read book by Dan Simmons on Book Notification is Hyperion, the first novel in the Hyperion Cantos series. The second most read book is The Terror, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Dan Simmons books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Dan Simmons is the Hyperion Cantos Series.

List of Hyperion Cantos Books in Publication Order

List of Summer Of Night/Seasons Of Horror Books in Publication Order

List of Joe Kurtz Books in Publication Order

List of Ilium Books in Publication Order

List of Fifth Heart Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
9
Song of Kali
1985
2
8
Carrion Comfort
1989
3
Phases of Gravity
1989
4
The Hollow Man
1992
5
Fires of Eden
1994
6
The Crook Factory
1999
7
Darwin's Blade
2000
8
7.8
The Terror
2007
9
Muse of Fire
2008
10
6
Drood
2009
11
2
Black Hills
2010
12
Flashback
2011
13
8
The Abominable
2013
14
10
Omega Canyon
2020

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

List of Orbit Science Fiction Yearbooks Books in Publication Order (with Brian W. Aldiss, with Howard Waldrop, with Felix C. Gotschalk, with Lisa Tuttle, with Lucius Shepard, with Jonathan Carroll, with Kate Wilhelm, with Richard Kadrey, with Marta Randall, with John Clute, with David S. Garnett)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Two (By: David S. Garnett)
1989
2
The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Three (By: David S. Garnett)
1990
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List of Dan Simmons Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook 1
1988
2
Second Annual Collection
1989
3
Third Annual Collection
1989
4
The Year's Best Fantasy 2 / Demons and Dreams
1990
5
Still Dead
1992
6
Omni Best Science Fiction Two
1992
7
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection
1993
8
Omni Visions Two
1994
9
Seventh Annual Collection
1994
10
Far Horizons
1999
11
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 15
2002
12
The Space Opera Renaissance
2006
13
Space Opera
2007
14
Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honour of Jack Vance
2009
15
Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror
2010
16
Freak Show
2014
17
Parallàxis: A twist in the mind
2014
18
7.3
Flight or Fright
2018
19
Blood Is Not Enough
2019
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Dan Simmons: Biography

Dan Simmons was born on April 4th, 1948 and is currently 76 years old. Dan Simmons was born in Peoria, Illinois, USA.

Dan Simmons is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 14 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1985 with the novel Song of Kali. The most recently released novel was Omega Canyon which was released in 2020. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Dan at this time.

Simmons' Endymion shared the nomination with its sequel, The Rise of Endymion.

Dan Simmons: Awards & Accolades

Dan Simmons has won many awards including:

  • Song of Kali won the World Fantasy Award, Novel, in 1986.
  • Carrion Comfort won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel, in 1989 as well as the British Fantasy Award - Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) in 1990.
  • Hyperion won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1990 as well as the Seiun Award - Best Translated Long Work in 1995.
  • Second Annual Collection won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1990.
  • Prayers to Broken Stones won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection, in 1991.
  • This Year\'s Class Picture won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Short Fiction, in 1992 as well as the World Fantasy Award - Short Fiction in 1993 and the Seiun Award - Best Translated Short Story in 1999.
  • Death in Bangkok won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novelet, in 1993.
  • The Fall of Hyperion won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 1996.

The following novels by Dan Simmons were nominated for these awards:

  • Metastasis: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1989).
  • Blood Is Not Enough: 17 Stories of Vampirism: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (1990).
  • Entropy's Bed at Midnight: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Long Fiction (1990).
  • Prayers to Broken Stones: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (1990). World Fantasy Award, Collection (1991).
  • Carrion Comfort: World Fantasy Award, Novel (1990).
  • Third Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (1991).
  • Summer of Night: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel (1991). British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (1992).
  • The Fall of Hyperion: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1991).
  • Hyperion: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (1992).
  • Children of the Night: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel (1992).
  • Lovedeath: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (1993).
  • Flashback: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novella (1993). Goodreads Awards, Best Science Fiction (2011).
  • Death in Bangkok: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1994).
  • The Rise of Endymion: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1998).
  • Endymion: Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2000).
  • Ilium: Hugo Award, Best Novel (2004). Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2007).
  • The Terror: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel (2007). Shirley Jackson Award, Best Novel (2007). British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (2008).
  • Olympos: Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2008).
  • Drood: Goodreads Awards, Best Fiction (2009).
  • Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honour of Jack Vance: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2010). British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2010).
  • The Abominable: RUSA Awards, Historical Fiction Award (2014).
  • The Guiding Nose of Ulfant Banderoz: Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story (2017).
  • Flight or Fright: Goodreads Awards, Best Horror (2018).

Related Authors

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  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
  3. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.
  4. James Patterson, author of the Alex Cross Series.
  5. Dan Brown, author of the Robert Langdon Series.

Dan Simmons: F.A.Q

When was Dan Simmons Born? How old is Dan Simmons?

Dan Simmons was born on April 4th, 1948. Dan Simmons is currently 76 years old.

Where was Dan Simmons Born?

Dan Simmons was born in Peoria, Illinois, USA and is American.

What book awards has Dan Simmons won?

Song of Kali: World Fantasy Award Novel (1986).
Carrion Comfort: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Novel (1989), British Fantasy Award Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (1990).
Hyperion: Hugo Award Best Novel (1990), Seiun Award Best Translated Long Work (1995).
Second Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award Anthology (1990).
Prayers to Broken Stones: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (1991).
This Year's Class Picture: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in Short Fiction (1992), World Fantasy Award Short Fiction (1993), Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (1999).
Death in Bangkok: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Novelet (1993).
The Fall of Hyperion: Seiun Award Best Translated Long Work (1996).

What was the first book Dan Simmons wrote?

The first novel written by Dan Simmons was Song of Kali, published in 1985.

What was the most recent book Dan Simmons wrote?

His most recently released work was Omega Canyon on January 1st, 2020.

Will there be any more books by Dan Simmons?

Dan Simmons does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Dan Simmons written?

Dan Simmons has written 39 books across 11 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 5 books in the Hyperion Cantos Series
  • 3 books in the Summer Of Night/Seasons Of Horror Series
  • 3 books in the Joe Kurtz Series
  • 2 books in the Ilium Series
  • 1 book in the Fifth Heart Series
  • 14 Standalone Novels
  • 6 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 4 Short Story Collections
  • 1 Non-Fiction

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