John Kessel

John Kessel

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

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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

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List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Isaac Asimov's Anthology Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Isaac Asimov's Worlds of Science Fiction (By: Isaac Asimov, Tanith Lee, Phyllis Eisenstein, Gene Wolfe, Barry B. Longyear, John M. Ford, Arnie Bateman, Alan Dean Foster, Martin Gardner, Randall Garrett, Rob Chilson, Ted Reynolds, George Scithers, Richard S. McEnroe, Jeff Duntemann, R.N. Bracewell, K.W. MacAnn, G. Richard Bozarth)
Isaac Asimov's Worlds of Science Fiction (By: Isaac Asimov, Tanith Lee, Phyllis Eisenstein, Gene Wolfe, Barry B. Longyear, John M. Ford, Arnie Bateman, Alan Dean Foster, Martin Gardner, Randall Garrett, Rob Chilson, Ted Reynolds, George Scithers, Richard S. McEnroe, Jeff Duntemann, R.N. Bracewell, K.W. MacAnn, G. Richard Bozarth)
1980
2
Isaac Asimov's Near Futures and Far (By: Isaac Asimov, Frederik Pohl, Carter Scholz, Barry B. Longyear, John M. Ford, Jack Williamson, Darrell Schweitzer, John Brunner, Juleen Brantingham, Martin Gardner, Richard Wilson, Milton A. Rothman, Elizabeth Anne Hull, Sharon Webb, Somtow Sucharitkul, Lee Weinstein, Ted Reynolds, George Scithers, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, William Tuning, Francis E. Izzo, Paul David Novitski, Lee Russell, Seth S. Horowitz, Tol E. Rant, S. Dale, Julie Flores, Tony Sarowitz)
Isaac Asimov's Near Futures and Far (By: Isaac Asimov, Frederik Pohl, Carter Scholz, Barry B. Longyear, John M. Ford, Jack Williamson, Darrell Schweitzer, John Brunner, Juleen Brantingham, Martin Gardner, Richard Wilson, Milton A. Rothman, Elizabeth Anne Hull, Sharon Webb, Somtow Sucharitkul, Lee Weinstein, Ted Reynolds, George Scithers, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, William Tuning, Francis E. Izzo, Paul David Novitski, Lee Russell, Seth S. Horowitz, Tol E. Rant, S. Dale, Julie Flores, Tony Sarowitz)
1981
3
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own (By: Connie Willis, Ursula K. Le Guin, Pat Cadigan, Joan D. Vinge, Tanith Lee, Pamela Sargent, Lee Killough, Mary Gentle, Mildred Downey Broxon, Shawna McCarthy, Sharon Webb, Leigh Kennedy, Stephanie A. Smith, Cherie Wilkerson, Julie Stevens, Sydney J. Van Scyoc, Cyn Mason, P.A. Kagan, P.J. MacQuarrie, Janet O. Jeppson, Beverly Grant, Hope Athearn)
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own (By: Connie Willis, Ursula K. Le Guin, Pat Cadigan, Joan D. Vinge, Tanith Lee, Pamela Sargent, Lee Killough, Mary Gentle, Mildred Downey Broxon, Shawna McCarthy, Sharon Webb, Leigh Kennedy, Stephanie A. Smith, Cherie Wilkerson, Julie Stevens, Sydney J. Van Scyoc, Cyn Mason, P.A. Kagan, P.J. MacQuarrie, Janet O. Jeppson, Beverly Grant, Hope Athearn)
1983
4
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Shawna McCarthy)
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Shawna McCarthy)
1985
5
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (With: Connie Willis, George R.R. Martin, Ron Goulart, George Alec Effinger, Robert Thurston, Tanith Lee, Lucius Shepard, Scott Baker, Lillian Carl, Juleen Brantingham, Lee Killough, Ian McDowell, Daphne Castell, Sharon N. Farber, Richard Kearns, Shawna McCarthy, Leigh Kennedy, Gregg Keizer, Kristi Olesen)
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (With: Connie Willis, George R.R. Martin, Ron Goulart, George Alec Effinger, Robert Thurston, Tanith Lee, Lucius Shepard, Scott Baker, Lillian Carl, Juleen Brantingham, Lee Killough, Ian McDowell, Daphne Castell, Sharon N. Farber, Richard Kearns, Shawna McCarthy, Leigh Kennedy, Gregg Keizer, Kristi Olesen)
1989
6
Isaac Asimov's Aliens (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1991
7
Isaac Asimov's Robots (By: Isaac Asimov, Rob Chilson)
1991
8
Isaac Asimov's SF-Lite (By: Isaac Asimov, John M. Ford)
1993
9
Isaac Asimov's War (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1993
10
Isaac Asimov's Cyberdreams (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1994
11
Isaac Asimov's Skin Deep (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1995
12
Isaac Asimov's Ghosts (By: Isaac Asimov, Terry Bisson)
1995
13
Isaac Asimov's Christmas (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1997
14
Isaac Asimov's Camelot (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois, Eleanor Arnason)
1998
15
Isaac Asimov's Detectives (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1998
16
Isaac Asimov's Werewolves (By: Isaac Asimov, Suzy McKee Charnas, Gardner Dozois)
1999
17
Isaac Asimov's Solar System (By: Gardner Dozois)
1999
18
Isaac Asimov's Utopias (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
2000
19
Isaac Asimov's Father Day (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
2001
20
Isaac Asimov's Halloween (By: Isaac Asimov)
2001
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List of John Kessel Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Isaac Asimov's Worlds of Science Fiction
1980
2
Isaac Asimov's Near Futures and Far
1981
3
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own
1983
4
Nebula Awards 18
1983
5
Great Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction
1985
6
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy!
1985
7
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy!
1989
8
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, January 1991
1991
9
Isaac Asimov's Aliens
1991
10
Isaac Asimov's Robots
1991
11
Isaac Asimov's SF-Lite
1993
12
Isaac Asimov's War
1993
13
Isaac Asimov's Cyberdreams
1994
14
Isaac Asimov's Skin Deep
1995
15
Isaac Asimov's Ghosts
1995
16
Intersections
1995
17
Paragons
1996
18
Isaac Asimov's Christmas
1997
19
Isaac Asimov's Camelot
1998
20
Eleventh Annual Collection
1998
21
Isaac Asimov's Detectives
1998
22
Isaac Asimov's Werewolves
1999
23
Isaac Asimov's Solar System
1999
24
Isaac Asimov's Utopias
2000
25
Isaac Asimov's Father Day
2001
26
Isaac Asimov's Halloween
2001
27
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 16
2003
28
The Year's Best Science Fiction: 21 Annual Edition
2004
29
Rewired
2007
30
Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, February 2008
2008
31
Year's Best SF 13
2008
32
The Secret History of Science Fiction
2009
33
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 2
2010
34
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 5
2011
35
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars
2012
36
Digital Rapture
2012
37
27 Views of Raleigh
2013
38
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 87, December 2013
2013
39
Field of Fantasies
2014
40
Geek Theater
2014
41
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 57, February 2015
2015
42
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection
2016
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John Kessel: Biography

John Kessel was born on September 24th, 1950 and is currently 73 years old. John Kessel was born in Buffalo, New York, United States.

John Kessel is the author of the John Kessel Collections series which currently consists of 6 novels. The John Kessel Collections series started in 1992 with the novel Meeting in Infinity. The most recently released novel in the John Kessel Collections series was The Dark Ride which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming novels for the John Kessel Collections series.

John Kessel: Awards & Accolades

Kessel's books have won multiple awards, Stories for Men (Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, October-November 2002) won the Otherwise Award, Best Science Fiction, in 2002. Pride and Prometheus won the Shirley Jackson Award, Best Novelette, in 2008.

The following novels by John Kessel were also nominated for these awards:

  • Buffalo (in F&SF): Hugo Award, Best Short Story (1992).
  • Meeting in Infinity: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1993).
  • The Franchise (in Asimov's): Hugo Award, Best Novelette (1994).
  • Eleventh Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (1998).
  • Every Angel Is Terrifying: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1999).
  • Pride and Prometheus: Otherwise Award, Best Science Fiction (2008). Hugo Award, Best Novelette (2009). World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (2009).

John Kessel: Author Insights

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John Kessel: F.A.Q

When was John Kessel Born? How old is John Kessel?

John Kessel was born on September 24th, 1950. John Kessel is currently 73 years old.

Where was John Kessel Born?

John Kessel was born in Buffalo, New York, United States and is American.

What book awards has John Kessel won?

Stories for Men (Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, October-November 2002): Otherwise Award Best Science Fiction (2002).
Pride and Prometheus: Shirley Jackson Award Best Novelette (2008).

What was the first book John Kessel wrote?

The first novel written by John Kessel was Freedom Beach, published in 1985.

What was the most recent book John Kessel wrote?

His most recently released work was The Dark Ride on June 1st, 2022.

Will there be any more books by John Kessel?

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

How many books has John Kessel written?

John Kessel has written 16 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 4 Standalone Novels, 5 Short Stories/Novellas, 6 books in the Collections.

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