Ted Chiang

Ted Chiang

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Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom (a short story) was the most recently released book by Ted Chiang, on May 8th, 2019.

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Ted Chiang Stats: The highest rated book by Ted Chiang on Book Notification is Exhalation, a Collection. The second-highest rated book is Stories of Your Life and Others / Arrival, a Collection .

The most read book by Ted Chiang on Book Notification is Exhalation, a Collection. The second most read book is Stories of Your Life and Others / Arrival, a Collection.

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

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Tower of Babylon
1990
2
Understand (in Asimov's)
1991
3
Story of Your Life (in Stories of Your Life and Others)
1998
4
Seventy-Two Letters (in Vanishing Acts)
2000
5
Hell Is the Absence of God
2001
6
8
The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate
2007
7
10
The Lifecycle of Software Objects
2010
8
The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling
2013
9
The Great Silence
2015
10
Omphalos
2019
11
Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom
2019

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Ted Chiang Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, August 1991
1991
2
Starlight 2
1998
3
Year's Best SF 4
1999
4
Vanishing Acts
2000
5
Nebula Awards 35 (2001)
2001
6
Starlight 3
2001
7
Supermen
2002
8
I premi Hugo 2002
2003
9
The Hard SF Renaissance
2003
10
Year's Best SF 11
2006
11
Feeling Very Strange
2006
12
The WisCon Chronicles, Volume 1
2007
13
The Mammoth Book of Extreme Fantasy
2008
14
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 21
2008
15
Twenty-First Annual Collection
2008
16
Year's Best SF 14
2009
17
Lightspeed Magazine, December 2012
2012
18
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction May/June 2016
2016
19
Lightspeed Magazine, July 2016
2016
20
Edited By
2020
21
Nebula Awards Showcase 55
2021
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Ted Chiang: Biography

Ted Chiang was born on October 20th, 1967 and is currently 56 years old. Ted Chiang was born in Port Jefferson, New York, USA.

Ted Chiang is the author of the Ted Chiang Short Stories/Novellas series which currently consists of 11 novels. The Ted Chiang Short Stories/Novellas series started in 1990 with the novel Tower of Babylon. The most recently released novel in the Ted Chiang Short Stories/Novellas series was Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom which was released in 2019. There are no upcoming novels for the Ted Chiang Short Stories/Novellas series.

Ted Chiang has also written the Short Story Collections series which has 2 books including Stories of Your Life and Others / Arrival and Exhalation.

Ted Chiang: Awards & Accolades

Ted Chiang has won many awards including:

  • Story of Your Life (in Stories of Your Life and Others) won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 2002.
  • Hell Is the Absence of God won the Hugo Award, Best Novelette, in 2002 as well as the Seiun Award - Best Translated Short Story in 2004.
  • The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate won the Hugo Award, Best Novelette, in 2008 as well as the Seiun Award - Best Translated Short Story in 2009.
  • Exhalation won the Hugo Award, Best Short Story, in 2009.
  • The Lifecycle of Software Objects won the Hugo Award, Best Novella, in 2011 as well as the Seiun Award - Best Translated Short Story in 2012.

The following novels by Ted Chiang were also nominated for these awards:

  • Tower of Babylon: Hugo Award, Best Novelette (1991).
  • Understand (in Asimov's): Hugo Award, Best Novelette (1992).
  • Story of Your Life (in Stories of Your Life and Others): Otherwise Award, Best Science Fiction (1998). Hugo Award, Best Novella (1999).
  • Starlight 2: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (1999).
  • Vanishing Acts: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2001).
  • Seventy-Two Letters (in Vanishing Acts): Hugo Award, Best Novella (2001). World Fantasy Award, Novella (2001).
  • Stories of Your Life and Others / Arrival: Otherwise Award, Best Science Fiction (2002).
  • Twenty-First Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2009).
  • Exhalation: Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story (2011). Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2019). Goodreads Awards, Best Science Fiction (2019).
  • The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2012).
  • The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling: Hugo Award, Best Novelette (2014).
  • Omphalos: Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story (2020). Hugo Award, Best Novelette (2020).
  • Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom: Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story (2020). Hugo Award, Best Novella (2020).
  • Edited By: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2021).

Ted Chiang: F.A.Q

When was Ted Chiang Born? How old is Ted Chiang?

Ted Chiang was born on October 20th, 1967. Ted Chiang is currently 56 years old.

Where was Ted Chiang Born?

Ted Chiang was born in Port Jefferson, New York, USA and is American.

What book awards has Ted Chiang won?

Story of Your Life (in Stories of Your Life and Others): Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (2002).
Hell Is the Absence of God: Hugo Award Best Novelette (2002), Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (2004).
The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate: Hugo Award Best Novelette (2008), Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (2009).
Exhalation: Hugo Award Best Short Story (2009).
The Lifecycle of Software Objects: Hugo Award Best Novella (2011), Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (2012).

What was the first book Ted Chiang wrote?

The first novel written by Ted Chiang was Tower of Babylon, published in 1990.

What was the most recent book Ted Chiang wrote?

His most recently released work was Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom (a short story) on May 8th, 2019.

Will there be any more books by Ted Chiang?

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

How many books has Ted Chiang written?

Ted Chiang has written 13 books. 11 Short Stories/Novellas, 2 books in the Short Story Collections.

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