Ian McDonald

Ian McDonald

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List of Future Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of India 2047 Books in Publication Order

List of Luna Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order

List of Elsewhere Books in Publication Order

List of Ian McDonald Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Second Annual Collection
1989
2
Digital Dreams
1990
3
The Year's Best Fantasy 2 / Demons and Dreams
1990
4
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, August 1990
1990
5
Isaac Asimov's Mars
1991
6
The Dedalus Book of Femmes Fatales
1991
7
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection
1991
8
Dante's Disciples
1991
9
Destination Unknown
1991
10
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual Collection
1992
11
Under African Skies
1993
12
Omni Best Science Fiction Three
1993
13
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Tenth Annual Collection
1993
14
Tales of the Wandering Jew
1993
15
Blue Motel
1994
16
Tombs
1994
17
Seventh Annual Collection
1994
18
Heaven Sent
1995
19
The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction 11th Annual Collection
1997
20
Dying for It
1997
21
Tales in Space
1998
22
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection
1998
23
Nanotech
1998
24
Future War
1999
25
Moon Shots
1999
26
The Furthest Horizon
2000
27
Futures
2001
28
Worldmakers
2001
29
Future Sports
2002
30
Mars Probes
2002
31
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 16
2003
32
Constellations
2005
33
Asimov's Science Fiction, June 2005
2005
34
The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction
2006
35
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Third Annual Collection
2006
36
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection
2007
37
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 1
2007
38
The Best of the Best, Vol 2
2007
39
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection
2007
40
The Starry Rift
2008
41
Year's Best SF 13
2008
42
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 22
2008
43
Fast Forward 2
2008
44
6
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2009
2009
45
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 3
2009
46
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection
2010
47
The Hugo Award Showcase: 2010 Volume
2010
48
We, Robots
2010
49
Masked
2010
50
Life on Mars
2011
51
Lightspeed Magazine, June 2011
2011
52
Robots: The Recent A.I.
2012
53
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection
2012
54
Other Worlds Than These
2012
55
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 76, January 2013
2013
56
Superheroes
2013
57
Twelve Tomorrows 2013
2013
58
Old Mars
2013
59
Lightspeed Magazine, November 2013
2013
60
Robot Uprisings
2014
61
Reach for Infinity
2014
62
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Nine
2014
63
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection
2014
64
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection
2014
65
10
Belfast Noir
2014
66
Old Venus of Stories
2015
67
Clarkesworld: Year Seven
2015
68
Meeting Infinity
2015
69
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume One
2016
70
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection
2016
71
Now We Are Ten: Celebrating the First Ten Years of NewCon Press
2016
72
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 8
2016
73
Galactic Empires
2017
74
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection
2017
75
2001: An Odyssey in Words
2018
76
The Best of British Fantasy 2018
2019
77
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 4
2019
78
The Eagle Has Landed: 50 Years of Lunar Science Fiction
2019
79
World Science Fiction #1
2019
80
Stories of Hope and Wonder: In Support of UK's Healthcare Workers
2020
81
The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories 4
2020
82
Best Short Novels 2006
2020
83
The 2020 Look at Mars Fiction Book
2020
84
Edited By
2020
85
The 2020 Look at Space Opera Book
2020
86
World Science Fiction #2: Reloading the Future
2021
87
The Black Dreams: Strange Stories from Northern Ireland
2021
88
Night, Rain, and Neon
2022
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Ian McDonald Biography

Ian McDonald was born on March 31st, 1960 and is currently 63 years old. Ian McDonald was born in Manchester, Lancashire, England.

Ian McDonald is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 10 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1989 with the novel Out on Blue Six. The most recently released novel was Hopeland which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Ian at this time.

Ian McDonald Awards & Accolades

McDonald's books have won multiple awards, Second Annual Collection won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1990. King of Morning, Queen of Day won the Philip K. Dick Award, Best Science Fiction Book, in 1991. The Djinn’s Wife won the Hugo Award, Best Novelette, in 2007. Cyberabad Days won the Philip K. Dick Award, Special Citation Award, in 2009.

The following novels by Ian McDonald were also nominated for these awards:

  • Desolation Road: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (1990).
  • The Broken Land / Hearts, Hands And Voices: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (1993).
  • Some Strange Desire: Otherwise Award, Best Science Fiction (1993). World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1994).
  • Scissors Cut Paper Wrap Stone: Philip K. Dick Award, Best Science Fiction Book (1994).
  • King of Morning, Queen of Day: Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (1996).
  • Sacrifice of Fools: Otherwise Award, Best Science Fiction (1997).
  • Futures: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2002).
  • River of Gods: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (2005). Hugo Award, Best Novel (2005).
  • The Little Goddess: Hugo Award, Best Novella (2006).
  • The Djinn’s Wife: British Fantasy Award, Best Novella (2007).
  • Brasyl: Hugo Award, Best Novel (2008).
  • The Tear: Hugo Award, Best Novella (2009).
  • Cyberabad Days: British Fantasy Award, Best Collection (2010).
  • Vishnu at the Cat Circus: Hugo Award, Best Novella (2010).
  • The Dervish House: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (2011). Hugo Award, Best Novel (2011).
  • Time Was: Philip K. Dick Award, Best Science Fiction Book (2018).
  • Edited By: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2021).

Ian McDonald F.A.Q

When was Ian McDonald Born? How old is Ian McDonald?

Ian McDonald was born on March 31st, 1960. Ian McDonald is currently 63 years old.

Where was Ian McDonald Born?

Ian McDonald was born in Manchester, Lancashire, England and is English.

What book awards has Ian McDonald won?

Second Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award Anthology (1990).
King of Morning, Queen of Day: Philip K. Dick Award Best Science Fiction Book (1991).
The Djinn’s Wife: Hugo Award Best Novelette (2007).
Cyberabad Days: Philip K. Dick Award Special Citation Award (2009).

What was the first book Ian McDonald wrote?

The first novel written by Ian McDonald was Elsewhere Vol. III, published in 1982.

What was the most recent book Ian McDonald wrote?

His most recently released work was Hopeland on February 16th, 2023.

Will there be any more books by Ian McDonald?

Ian McDonald does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Ian McDonald written?

Ian McDonald has written 37 books across 12 series.
  • 3 books in the Chaga Series
  • 2 books in the Desolation Road Universe Series
  • 3 books in the Everness Series
  • 1 book in the Future Fiction Series
  • 2 books in the India 2047 Series
  • 4 books in the Luna Series
  • 10 Standalone Novels
  • 7 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 2 Short Story Collections
  • 1 Collections
  • 1 Graphic Novels
  • 1 book in the Elsewhere Series

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