Ken Liu

Ken Liu

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List of The Dandelion Dynasty Books in Publication Order

List of Faraway Books in Publication Order

List of Journey To Star Wars: The Last Jedi Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Phasma (By: Delilah S. Dawson)
2017
2
Star Wars Annual 2018 (By: Egmont)
2017
3
Stormtroopers: Beyond the Armor (By: Ryder Windham, Adam Bray, John Boyega)
Stormtroopers: Beyond the Armor (By: Ryder Windham, Adam Bray, John Boyega)
2017
4
The Legends of Luke Skywalker
2017
5
The Rebel Files: Collected Intelligence of the Alliance (By: Daniel Wallace)
2017
6
Captain Phasma ( By: Kelly Thompson)
Captain Phasma ( By: Kelly Thompson)
2017
7
2017
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List of Oz Reimagined Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Dorothy Dreams (By: Simon R. Green)
2013
2
Emeralds to Emeralds, Dust to Dust (By: Seanan McGuire)
2013
3
The Boy Detective of Oz (By: Tad Williams)
2013
4
A Meeting in Oz ( By: Jeffrey Ford)
2013
5
Off to See the Emperor (By: Orson Scott Card)
2013
6
The Cobbler of Oz (By: Jonathan Maberry)
2013
7
Lost Girls of Oz ( By: Theodora Goss)
2013
8
Blown Away (By: Jane Yolen)
2013
9
A Tornado of Dorothys (By: Kat Howard)
2013
10
The Veiled Shanghai
2013
11
Dead Blue ( By: David Farland)
2013
12
The Great Zeppelin Heist of Oz (By: C.C. Finlay, Rae Carson)
2013
13
Beyond the Naked Eye ( By: Rachel Swirsky)
2013
14
City So Bright (By: Dale Bailey)
2013
15
One Flew Over the Rainbow ( By: Robin Wasserman)
2013
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List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Caretaker
2011
2
Simulacrum
2011
3
The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary
2011
4
8
Staying Behind
2011
5
Good Hunting
2012
6
Mono no Aware
2012
7
Knotting Grass, Holding Ring
2014
8
4
Presence
2014
9
An Advanced Reader's Picture Book of Comparative Cognition
2016
10
9
The Paper Menagerie
2016
11
The Passing of the Dragon
2023

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Ken Liu Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Thoughtcrime Experiments
2009
2
The Dragon and the Stars
2010
3
Daily Science Fiction Stories of November 2011
2011
4
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 61, October 2011
2011
5
8
The Future is Japanese: Science Fiction Futures and Brand New Fantasies from and about Japan
2012
6
The Memory Eater
2012
7
Fantasy & Science Fiction, July/August 2012
2012
8
The Best of Electric Velocipede
2012
9
Diverse Energies
2012
10
The Year's Top Short SF Novels 2
2012
11
Lightspeed Magazine, December 2012
2012
12
Unidentified Funny Objects
2012
13
Fish
2013
14
The Year\'s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2014
2013
15
The Other Half of the Sky
2013
16
Oz Reimagined
2013
17
Aliens: Recent Encounters
2013
18
Year's Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction 2013
2013
19
Unidentified Funny Objects 2
2013
20
The Book of Apex: Volume 4
2013
21
Coffee
2013
22
Long Hidden
2014
23
Lightspeed Magazine, February 2014
2014
24
Clarkesworld: Year Six
2014
25
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, 2014 Edition
2014
26
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Nine
2014
27
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection
2014
28
Futuredaze 2: Reprise
2014
29
Solaris Rising 3
2014
30
The End is Now
2014
31
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 96
2014
32
Upgraded
2014
33
The Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures
2014
34
Time Travel: Recent Trips
2014
35
The Best of Galaxy's Edge Magazine 2013-2014
2014
36
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 100, January 2015
2015
37
Some of the Best from Tor.com, 2014 edition
2015
38
The End Has Come
2015
39
Press Start to Play
2015
40
Funny Science Fiction
2015
41
Loosed Upon the World
2015
42
Dragons, Droids & Doom
2015
43
The Long List Anthology
2015
44
Warrior Women
2015
45
After The Fall
2016
46
Clarkesworld: Year Eight
2016
47
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume One
2016
48
Genius Loci: Tales of the Spirit of Place
2016
49
The Museum of All Things Awesome and that Go Boom
2016
50
Mithila Review Issue 5+6
2016
51
Humanity 2.0
2016
52
Bridging Infinity
2016
53
10
Invisible Planets
2016
54
Asian Monsters
2016
55
The Book of Swords: Part 1
2017
56
GlitterShip Year One
2017
57
Digital Science Fiction Series One Anthology Bundle
2017
58
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Two
2017
59
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection
2017
60
Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore
2017
61
Steampunk Universe
2017
62
Everyone: Worlds Without Walls
2017
63
The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories
2017
64
Oceans
2017
65
The Reincarnated Giant
2017
66
Unidentified Funny Objects 6
2017
67
The Best of Uncanny
2018
68
Robots vs. Fairies
2018
69
Clarkesworld Year Nine: Volume One
2018
70
The Final Frontier
2018
71
Twelve Tomorrows
2018
72
Timeshift: Tales of Time
2018
73
Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction
2018
74
Sins and Other Worlds
2018
75
6
Broken Stars
2019
76
Mythic Journeys: Retold Myths and Legends
2019
77
The Year's Top Robot and AI Stories
2019
78
The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories 3
2019
79
The Other Animals
2019
80
Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 6
2020
81
Arterial Bloom
2020
82
Escape Pod
2020
83
Relics, Wrecks and Ruins
2021
84
Sword Stone Table: Old Legends, New Voices
2021
85
Make Shift
2021
86
Love, Death and Robots: The Official Anthology: Volume One
2021
87
Kobold Guide to Worldbuilding, Volume 2
2022
88
Isolation
2022
89
Uncanny Magazine Issue 50: January-February 2023
2023
90
This Side of the Divide
2023
91
Multiverses: An anthology of alternate realities
2023
92
The Digital Aesthete: Human Musings on the Intersection of Art and AI
2023
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Ken Liu: Biography

Ken Liu was born in 1976 and is currently 48 years old. Ken Liu was born in Lanzhou, Gansu, China.

Ken Liu is the author of the Ken Liu Short Stories/Novellas series which currently consists of 11 novels. The Ken Liu Short Stories/Novellas series started in 2011 with the novel The Caretaker. The most recently released novel in the Ken Liu Short Stories/Novellas series was The Passing of the Dragon which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming novels for the Ken Liu Short Stories/Novellas series.

Ken Liu has also written the The Dandelion Dynasty series which has 4 books including The Grace of Kings and The Wall of Storms.

Ken Liu: Awards & Accolades

Ken Liu has won many awards including:

  • The Paper Menagerie won the World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction, in 2012 as well as the Hugo Award - Best Short Story in 2012, Seiun Award - Best Translated Short Story in 2014.
  • Mono no Aware won the Hugo Award, Best Short Story, in 2013.
  • Good Hunting won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 2016.
  • Simulacrum won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 2017.
  • People of Color Destroy Science Fiction! won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2017.
  • Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 2019.

The following novels by Ken Liu were also nominated for these awards:

  • The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary: Hugo Award, Best Novella (2012). Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story (2022).
  • Long Hidden: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2015).
  • The Paper Menagerie: Goodreads Awards, Best Fantasy (2016).
  • The Grace of Kings: Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2017).
  • The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories: World Fantasy Award, Collection (2017).
  • Asian Monsters: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2017).
  • An Advanced Reader's Picture Book of Comparative Cognition: Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story (2018).
  • Robots vs. Fairies: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2019).
  • The Caretaker: Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story (2020).
  • The Hidden Girl and Other Stories: Goodreads Awards, Best Science Fiction (2020).
  • Arterial Bloom: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2020).
  • Isolation: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2023).

Ken Liu: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Ken Liu on Book Notification is , the 35994th novel in the series.

The most read book by Ken Liu on Book Notification is The Paper Menagerie, a Novella.

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  4. Brandon Sanderson, author of the Mistborn Series.
  5. R.F. Kuang, author of the The Poppy War Series.

Ken Liu: F.A.Q

When was Ken Liu Born? How old is Ken Liu?

Ken Liu was born in 1976. Ken Liu is currently 48 years old.

Where was Ken Liu Born?

Ken Liu was born in Lanzhou, Gansu, China and is Chinese.

What book awards has Ken Liu won?

The Paper Menagerie: World Fantasy Award Short Fiction (2012), Hugo Award Best Short Story (2012), Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (2014).
Mono no Aware: Hugo Award Best Short Story (2013).
Good Hunting: Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (2016).
Simulacrum: Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (2017).
People of Color Destroy Science Fiction!: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2017).
Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction: World Fantasy Award Anthology (2019).

What was the first book Ken Liu wrote?

The first novel written by Ken Liu was The Caretaker, published in 2011.

What was the most recent book Ken Liu wrote?

His most recently released work was The Passing of the Dragon (a short story) on September 13th, 2023.

Will there be any more books by Ken Liu?

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

How many books has Ken Liu written?

Ken Liu has written 21 books across 12 series.
  • 4 books in the The Dandelion Dynasty Series
  • 1 book in the Faraway Series
  • 1 book in the Journey To Star Wars: The Last Jedi Series
  • 1 book in the Oz Reimagined Series
  • 11 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 2 Short Story Collections
  • 1 Chen Qiufan Standalone Novels

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