Michael Bishop

Michael Bishop

Michael Bishop also writes as: Philip Lawson.

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A Few Last Words for the Late Immortals was the most recently released book by Michael Bishop, on February 3rd, 2021.

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Below is a complete list of Michael Bishop books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Urban Nucleus Books in Publication Order (with Ian Watson)

List of Will Keats Books in Publication Order (as Philip Lawson)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire
1975
2
Beneath the Shattered Moons
1976
3
Stolen Faces
1977
4
Transfigurations
1979
5
Eyes of Fire
1980
6
No Enemy But Time
1982
7
Who Made Stevie Crye?
1984
8
Ancient of Days
1985
9
Philip K. Dick is Dead, Alas
1987
10
Unicorn Mountain
1988
11
Count Geiger's Blues
1992
12
Brittle Innings
1994
13
Joel-Brock the Brave and the Valorous Smalls
2016
14
The City and the Cygnets
2019

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order (with Steven Utley)

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Blooded on Arachne
1982
2
One Winter in Eden
1984
3
Close Encounters with the Deity
1986
4
Emphatically not SF, Almost
1990
5
At the City Limits of Fate
1996
6
Blue Kansas Sky
2000
7
Brighten to Incandescence
2003
8
The Door Gunner
2011
9
Other Arms Reach Out to Me
2017
10
The Sacerdotal Owl and Three Other Long Tales
2018
11
A Few Last Words for the Late Immortals
2021

List of Universe Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Universe 1 (By: Terry Carr)
1971
2
Universe 2 (By: Terry Carr)
1972
3
Universe 3 (By: Terry Carr)
1973
4
Universe 4 (By: Terry Carr)
1974
5
Universe 5 (By: Terry Carr)
1974
6
Universe 6 (By: John Shirley, Terry Carr)
1976
7
Universe 7 (By: Terry Carr)
1977
8
Universe 8 (By: Terry Carr)
1978
9
Universe 9 (By: John Shirley, Terry Carr)
1979
10
Universe 10 (By: Terry Carr)
1980
11
Universe 11 (With: Kim Stanley Robinson, William Gibson, Michael Swanwick, Carter Scholz, Ian Watson, Nancy Kress, Carol Emshwiller, Josephine Saxton, Terry Carr)
Universe 11 (With: Kim Stanley Robinson, William Gibson, Michael Swanwick, Carter Scholz, Ian Watson, Nancy Kress, Carol Emshwiller, Josephine Saxton, Terry Carr)
1981
12
Universe 12 (By: Terry Carr)
1982
13
Universe 13 (With: Kim Stanley Robinson, Lucius Shepard, Ian Watson, Terry Carr, Bruce Sterling, Leanne Frahm, Bill Bickel)
Universe 13 (With: Kim Stanley Robinson, Lucius Shepard, Ian Watson, Terry Carr, Bruce Sterling, Leanne Frahm, Bill Bickel)
1983
14
Universe 14 (By: Terry Carr)
1984
15
Universe 15 (By: Terry Carr)
1985
16
Universe 16 (By: Terry Carr)
1986
17
Universe 17 (By: Terry Carr)
1987
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Anthology series.

List of Michael Bishop Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Orbit 12
1973
2
Universe 6
1976
3
The Best From Galaxy, Volume IV
1976
4
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Sixth Annual Collection
1977
5
The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series VI
1978
6
Chrysalis 3
1978
7
Universe 9
1979
8
Chrysalis 7
1980
9
Universe 11
1981
10
Universe 13
1983
11
Changes
1983
12
Changes | Stories of Metamorphosis
1983
13
Nebula Awards 18
1983
14
Light Years and Dark
1984
15
Heroic Visions
1986
16
Nebula Awards 23
1989
17
Nebula Awards 24
1990
18
Nebula Awards 25
1991
19
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Fourth Annual Collection
1991
20
Fourth Annual Collection
1991
21
Dante's Disciples
1991
22
Asimov's Science Fiction, September 1994
1994
23
Killing Me Softly
1995
24
Year's Best Fantasy & Horror: Tenth Annual Collection
1996
25
Year's Best SF 5
2000
26
The Silver Gryphon
2003
27
Best New Horror 18
2007
28
Best New Horror 20
2009
29
Last Drink Bird Head
2009
30
Visitants
2010
31
Unfit for Eden: A Postscripts Anthology 26/27
2011
32
Going Interstellar
2012
33
Best New SF 26
2013
34
The Best of Subterranean
2017
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Michael Bishop: Biography

Michael Bishop was born on November 12th, 1945 and is currently 78 years old. Michael Bishop was born in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Michael Bishop is probably best known for their Standalone Novels. There are currently 14 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1975 with the novel A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire. The most recently released novel was The City and the Cygnets which was released in 2019. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Michael at this time.

Michael Bishop has also written the Collections series which has 11 books including Blooded on Arachne and One Winter in Eden.

Michael Bishop: Awards & Accolades

Bishop's books have won multiple awards, Unicorn Mountain won the Mythopoeic Award, Fantasy Award, in 1989. Fourth Annual Collection won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1992. At the City Limits of Fate won the Philip K. Dick Award, Special Citation Award, in 1996. The Pile won the Shirley Jackson Award, Best Short Fiction, in 2008. Best New Horror 20 won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2010.

The following novels by Michael Bishop were nominated for these awards:

  • Within the Walls of Tyre: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1979).
  • The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series VI: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1979).
  • The Monkey's Bride: World Fantasy Award, Novella (1984).
  • A Gift from the Graylanders: Hugo Award, Best Novelette (1986).
  • Ancient of Days: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (1988).
  • Apartheid, Superstrings, and Mordecai Thubana: World Fantasy Award, Novella (1990).
  • Philip K. Dick is Dead, Alas: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (1990).
  • Cri de Coeur: Hugo Award, Best Novella (1995).
  • Brittle Innings: World Fantasy Award, Novel (1995). Hugo Award, Best Novel (1995). Mythopoeic Award, Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (1996).
  • Blue Kansas Sky: World Fantasy Award, Novella (2001).

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  4. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.
  5. Charles Dickens, author of the novel: A Tale of Two Cities.

Michael Bishop: F.A.Q

When was Michael Bishop Born? How old is Michael Bishop?

Michael Bishop was born on November 12th, 1945. Michael Bishop is currently 78 years old.

Where was Michael Bishop Born?

Michael Bishop was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, .

What book awards has Michael Bishop won?

Unicorn Mountain: Mythopoeic Award Fantasy Award (1989).
Fourth Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award Anthology (1992).
At the City Limits of Fate: Philip K. Dick Award Special Citation Award (1996).
The Pile: Shirley Jackson Award Best Short Fiction (2008).
Best New Horror 20: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2010).

What was the first book Michael Bishop wrote?

The first novel written by Michael Bishop was A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire, published in 1975.

What was the most recent book Michael Bishop wrote?

Their most recently released work was A Few Last Words for the Late Immortals on February 3rd, 2021.

Will there be any more books by Michael Bishop?

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

How many books has Michael Bishop written?

Michael Bishop has written 40 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 3 books in the Urban Nucleus Series, 2 books in the Will Keats Series, 14 Standalone Novels, 9 Short Stories/Novellas, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books, 11 books in the Collections.

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