Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer

This is a complete list of Jeff VanderMeer books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

Recent/Upcoming Jeff VanderMeer Books

October 22nd, 2024: Absolution

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List of Ambergris Books in Publication Order

List of Southern Reach Books in Publication Order

List of Borne Books in Publication Order

List of Misadventures of Jonathan Lambshead Books in Publication Order

List of Leviathan Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Leviathan: Cities (By: Jay Lake, Forrest Aguirre, Ben Peek, Michael Cisco, K.J. Bishop, Stepan Chapman, Ursula Pflug, Allan Kausch, Tim Jarvis, Catherine Kasper, Darla Beasley)
Leviathan: Cities (By: Jay Lake, Forrest Aguirre, Ben Peek, Michael Cisco, K.J. Bishop, Stepan Chapman, Ursula Pflug, Allan Kausch, Tim Jarvis, Catherine Kasper, Darla Beasley)
2004
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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Day Dali Died
2003
2
Secret Life
2004
3
The Third Bear
2007
4
Strange Tales of Secret Lives
2007
5
The Surgeon's Tale and Other Stories (With: Cat Rambo)
2007
6
The Steampunk Bible: An Illustrated Guide to the World of Imaginary Airships, Corsets and Goggles, Mad Scientists, and Strange Literature (With: S.J. Chambers)
2011
7
Monstrous Creatures: Explorations of Fantasy Through Essays, Articles and Reviews
2011

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Kosher Guide to Imaginary Animals: The Evil Monkey Dialogues (With: Ann VanderMeer)
2010
2
Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction
2013
3
The Steampunk User's Manual (With: S.J. Chambers)
The Steampunk User's Manual (With: S.J. Chambers)
2014

List of Predator Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Predator (By: Paul Monette)
1987
2
Predator 2 (By: Simon Hawke)
1990
3
Concrete Jungle (By: James A. Moore, Nathan Archer)
Concrete Jungle (By: James A. Moore, Nathan Archer)
1995
4
Cold War (By: Nathan Archer)
Cold War (By: Nathan Archer)
1997
5
Big Game (By: Sandy Schofield)
Big Game (By: Sandy Schofield)
1999
6
Forever Midnight (By: John Shirley)
2006
7
2007
8
South China Sea
2008
9
Turnabout (By: Steve Perry)
2008
10
Incursion (By: Tim Lebbon)
2015
11
2017
12
Hunters and Hunted Official Movie Prequel (By: James A. Moore)
2018
13
Stalking Shadows (By: James A. Moore, Mark Morris)
Stalking Shadows (By: James A. Moore, Mark Morris)
2020
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List of Cat Rambo Collections in Publication Order (with Cat Rambo)

List of Jeff VanderMeer Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Dark Terrors
1995
2
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 7
1996
3
Leviathan 2
1998
4
Leviathan
2002
5
Dark Terrors 6
2002
6
The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases
2003
7
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 14
2003
8
Breaking Windows
2003
9
Leviathan: Cities
2004
10
Polyphony, Volume 5
2005
11
Best New Fantasy
2006
12
Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories
2007
13
Twentieth Annual Collection
2007
14
Brothers & Beasts
2007
15
Booklife
2007
16
6
Fast Ships, Black Sails
2008
17
The New Weird
2008
18
Polluto 2: Apocalypses and Garden Furniture
2008
19
Steampunk
2008
20
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 20, May 2008
2008
21
Best American Fantasy 2008
2008
22
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 25, October 2008
2008
23
6
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2009
2009
24
Evolutions: Essential Tales of the Halo Universe
2009
25
Year's Best SF 14
2009
26
Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honour of Jack Vance
2009
27
Last Drink Bird Head
2009
28
Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded
2010
29
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories
2010
30
10
Happily Ever After
2011
31
Creatures: Thirty Years of Monsters
2011
32
ODD?
2011
33
Steampunk III
2012
34
The Mammoth Book of Steampunk
2012
35
Circus: Fantasy Under the Big Top
2012
36
Fungi
2012
37
The Time Traveler's Almanac
2013
38
Lightspeed Magazine, February 2014
2014
39
Sisters of the Revolution
2015
40
Love Hurts
2015
41
The Big Book of Science Fiction
2016
42
Mixed Up: Cocktail Recipes (and Flash Fiction) for the Discerning Drinker
2017
43
Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction
2018
44
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy
2019
45
The Big Book of Modern Fantasy
2020
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Jeff VanderMeer: Biography

Jeff VanderMeer was born on July 7th, 1968 and is currently 55 years old. Jeff VanderMeer was born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, USA.

Jeff VanderMeer is the author of the Jeff VanderMeer Short Stories/Novellas series which currently consists of 9 novels. The Jeff VanderMeer Short Stories/Novellas series started in 1996 with the novel Dradin, In Love. The most recently released novel in the Jeff VanderMeer Short Stories/Novellas series was Wildlife which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming novels for the Jeff VanderMeer Short Stories/Novellas series.

Jeff VanderMeer has also written the Short Story Collections series which has 7 books including The Day Dali Died and Secret Life.

In 2012, Jeff VanderMeer, along with S. J. Chambers, were nominated for the "Professional" award, a World Fantasy Special Award for their book The Steampunk Bible. In 2013, Ann VanderMeer, along with her husband, Jeff VanderMeer, were nominated for the "Professional" award, a World Fantasy Special Award for their book Weird Fiction Review. In 2014, Jeff along with Jeremy Zerfoss, Illustrator, were nominated for their book Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction .

Jeff VanderMeer: Awards & Accolades

VanderMeer's books have won multiple awards, The Transformation of Martin Lake won the World Fantasy Award, Novella, in 2000. The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2012. The Weird won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 2012. Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 2019. The Big Book of Modern Fantasy won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 2021.

The following novels by Jeff VanderMeer were also nominated for these awards:

  • Leviathan 2: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (1999).
  • Twentieth Annual Collection: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2000).
  • Leviathan: Philip K. Dick Award, Best Science Fiction Book (2002). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2003).
  • City of Saints and Madmen: World Fantasy Award, Collection (2003).
  • Veniss Underground: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a First Novel (2003). World Fantasy Award, Novel (2004).
  • The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2004). Hugo Award, Best Related Work (2004). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2004). British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2005).
  • Polyphony, Volume 5: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2006).
  • Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories: Shirley Jackson Award, Best Anthology (2007). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2008).
  • The Third Bear: Shirley Jackson Award, Best Short Fiction (2007). Shirley Jackson Award, Best Collection (2010). World Fantasy Award, Collection (2011).
  • Fast Ships, Black Sails: Shirley Jackson Award, Best Anthology (2008).
  • The Situation: Shirley Jackson Award, Best Novelette (2008).
  • Steampunk: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2009).
  • Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honour of Jack Vance: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2010). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2010).
  • Finch: World Fantasy Award, Novel (2010).
  • The Steampunk Bible: An Illustrated Guide to the World of Imaginary Airships, Corsets and Goggles, Mad Scientists, and Strange Literature: Hugo Award, Best Related Work (2012).
  • The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2012).
  • Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction: Hugo Award, Best Related Work (2014).
  • Annihilation: Goodreads Awards, Best Science Fiction (2014). Alex Awards, Best Book (2015). RUSA Awards, Science Fiction Award (2015).
  • Area X (Complete Trilogy): World Fantasy Award, Novel (2015).
  • Borne: Goodreads Awards, Best Science Fiction (2017). Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (2018).
  • The Big Book of Classic Fantasy: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2020). British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2020).

Jeff VanderMeer: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Jeff VanderMeer on Book Notification is The Strange Bird, the 2nd novel in the Borne series.

The most read book by Jeff VanderMeer on Book Notification is Annihilation, the 1st novel in the Southern Reach series.

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  1. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
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  3. Andy Weir, author of the novel: Project Hail Mary.
  4. Martha Wells, author of the Murderbot Diaries Series.
  5. N.K. Jemisin, author of the Broken Earth Series.

Jeff VanderMeer: F.A.Q

When was Jeff VanderMeer Born? How old is Jeff VanderMeer?

Jeff VanderMeer was born on July 7th, 1968. Jeff VanderMeer is currently 55 years old.

Where was Jeff VanderMeer Born?

Jeff VanderMeer was born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, USA and is American.

What book awards has Jeff VanderMeer won?

The Transformation of Martin Lake: World Fantasy Award Novella (2000).
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2012).
The Weird: World Fantasy Award Anthology (2012).
Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction: World Fantasy Award Anthology (2019).
The Big Book of Modern Fantasy: World Fantasy Award Anthology (2021).

What was the first book Jeff VanderMeer wrote?

The first novel written by Jeff VanderMeer was Dradin, In Love, published in 1996.

What was the most recent book Jeff VanderMeer wrote?

His most recently released work was Wildlife on February 24th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Jeff VanderMeer?

Jeff VanderMeer has a new book coming out on October 22nd, 2024 called Absolution.

How many books has Jeff VanderMeer written?

Jeff VanderMeer has written 36 books across 18 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 3 books in the Ambergris Series
  • 5 books in the Southern Reach Series
  • 3 books in the Borne Series
  • 1 book in the Misadventures of Jonathan Lambshead Series
  • 4 Standalone Novels
  • 9 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 7 Short Story Collections
  • 3 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 book in the Predator Series
  • 1 Cat Rambo Collections

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    I had never read any of this author’s works until I noticed the book “Veniss Underground” while browsing at the library. I found the book, both weird and interesting.

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