Walter Jon Williams

Walter Jon Williams

Walter Jon Williams also writes as: Jon Williams.

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Sleeper Straddle was the most recently released book by Walter Jon Williams, on February 6th, 2024.

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Walter Jon Williams Stats: The highest rated book by Walter Jon Williams on Book Notification is Destiny's Way, the 21st novel in the Star Wars: The New Jedi Order series. The second-highest rated book is Angel Station, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Walter Jon Williams on Book Notification is Destiny's Way, the 21st novel in the Star Wars: The New Jedi Order series. The second most read book is Hardwired (Hardwired #1).

Below is a complete list of Walter Jon Williams books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Walter Jon Williams is the Star Wars: The New Jedi Order Series.

List of Dagmar Books in Publication Order

List of Dread Empire's Fall Books in Publication Order

List of Hardwired Books in Publication Order

List of Maijstral Books in Publication Order

List of Metropolitan Books in Publication Order

List of Privateers & Gentlemen Books in Publication Order (as Jon Williams)

List of Quillifer Books in Publication Order

List of Star Wars: The New Jedi Order Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
Vector Prime ( By: R.A. Salvatore)
1999
2
10
Dark Tide, Book I: Onslaught ( By: Michael A. Stackpole)
1999
3
Dark Tide, Book II: Ruin ( By: Michael A. Stackpole)
2000
4
Agents of Chaos, Book I: Hero's Trial (By: James Luceno)
2000
5
Agents of Chaos II: Jedi Eclipse (By: James Luceno)
2000
6
Balance Point (By: Kathy Tyers, Michael Cumpsty)
Balance Point (By: Kathy Tyers, Michael Cumpsty)
2000
7
Recovery - Short Story (By: Troy Denning)
2001
8
10
Edge of Victory, Book I : Conquest (By: Greg Keyes)
2001
9
Edge of Victory, Book II: Rebirth (By: Greg Keyes)
2001
10
10
Star by Star ( By: Troy Denning)
2001
11
Ylesia
2002
12
Dark Journey (By: Elaine Cunningham)
2002
13
The Apprentice ( By: Elaine Cunningham)
2002
14
Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream (By: Aaron Allston)
Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream (By: Aaron Allston)
2002
15
Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand (By: Aaron Allston)
Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand (By: Aaron Allston)
2002
16
2002
17
10
Destiny's Way
2002
18
Emissary of the Void ( By: Greg Keyes)
2002
19
Force Heretic, Book I: Remnant (By: Sean Williams, Shane Dix)
2003
20
Force Heretic, Book II: Refugee (By: Sean Williams, Shane Dix)
2003
21
Force Heretic, Book III: Reunion (By: Sean Williams, Shane Dix)
2003
22
The Final Prophecy (By: Greg Keyes)
2003
23
The Unifying Force (By: James Luceno)
2003
24
Boba Fett: A Practical Man (By: Karen Traviss)
2006
25
Star Wars: The New Jedi Order - Enemy Lines II Rebel Stand ( By: Aaron Allston)
2012
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List of Star Wars: The New Jedi Order Series in Chronological Order

#ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
Vector Prime ( By: R.A. Salvatore)
1999
2
Boba Fett: A Practical Man (By: Karen Traviss)
2006
3
10
Dark Tide, Book I: Onslaught ( By: Michael A. Stackpole)
1999
4
Dark Tide, Book II: Ruin ( By: Michael A. Stackpole)
2000
5
Agents of Chaos, Book I: Hero's Trial (By: James Luceno)
2000
6
Agents of Chaos II: Jedi Eclipse (By: James Luceno)
2000
7
Balance Point (By: Kathy Tyers, Michael Cumpsty)
Balance Point (By: Kathy Tyers, Michael Cumpsty)
2000
8
Recovery - Short Story (By: Troy Denning)
2001
9
10
Edge of Victory, Book I : Conquest (By: Greg Keyes)
2001
10
Edge of Victory, Book II: Rebirth (By: Greg Keyes)
2001
11
Emissary of the Void ( By: Greg Keyes)
2002
12
10
Star by Star ( By: Troy Denning)
2001
13
Dark Journey (By: Elaine Cunningham)
2002
14
The Apprentice ( By: Elaine Cunningham)
2002
15
Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream (By: Aaron Allston)
Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream (By: Aaron Allston)
2002
16
Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand (By: Aaron Allston)
Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand (By: Aaron Allston)
2002
17
2002
18
10
Destiny's Way
2002
19
Ylesia
2002
20
Force Heretic, Book I: Remnant (By: Sean Williams, Shane Dix)
2003
21
Force Heretic, Book II: Refugee (By: Sean Williams, Shane Dix)
2003
22
Force Heretic, Book III: Reunion (By: Sean Williams, Shane Dix)
2003
23
The Final Prophecy (By: Greg Keyes)
2003
24
The Unifying Force (By: James Luceno)
2003
26
Star Wars: The New Jedi Order - Enemy Lines II Rebel Stand ( By: Aaron Allston)
2012
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List of Wild Cards Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7
Wild Cards (By: George R.R. Martin)
1986
2
7
Aces High (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
1987
3
7
Jokers Wild (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
1987
4
Aces Abroad (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
1988
5
10
Down and Dirty (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
1988
6
Ace in the Hole ( By: George R.R. Martin)
1990
7
10
Dead Man's Hand ( By: George R.R. Martin)
1990
8
One-Eyed Jacks (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
1991
9
Jokertown Shuffle (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
1991
10
Double Solitaire (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
1992
11
Dealer's Choice ( By: George R.R. Martin)
1992
12
Turn of the Cards (By: George R.R. Martin, Victor Milán)
1993
13
Deuces Down (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
2002
14
Death Draws Five (By: George R.R. Martin, John J. Miller)
Death Draws Five (By: George R.R. Martin, John J. Miller)
2006
15
Busted Flush (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
2008
16
Inside Straight (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
2008
17
Suicide Kings (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
2009
18
10
Ghost Girl Takes Manhattan ( By: Carrie Vaughn)
2010
19
2011
20
10
The Button Man and the Murder Tree (By: Cherie Priest)
2013
21
10
The Elephant in the Room (By: George R.R. Martin, Paul Cornell)
2013
22
2014
23
10
Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza (By: Carrie Vaughn)
2014
24
Prompt. Professional. Pop!
2014
25
Discards (By: David D. Levine)
2016
26
10
High Stakes (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
2016
27
10
The Thing about Growing Up in Jokertown ( By: George R.R. Martin)
2016
28
The Atonement Tango (By: Stephen Leigh)
The Atonement Tango (By: Stephen Leigh)
2017
29
When the Devil Drives (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
2017
30
Evernight (By: Victor Milán)
2018
31
The Flight of Morpho Girl ( By: George R.R. Martin)
2018
32
10
Knaves Over Queens (By: George R.R. Martin)
2018
33
10
Long is the Way ( By: George R.R. Martin)
2019
34
10
Naked, Stoned, and Stabbed (By: Bradley Denton)
2019
35
Wild Cards X: Double Solitaire ( By: Melinda M. Snodgrass)
2019
36
American Hero (By: George R.R. Martin)
2020
37
2020
38
Ripple Effects (By: Laura J. Mixon)
2021
39
Joker Moon (By: George R.R. Martin)
2021
40
10
Skin Deep (By: Alan Brennert)
2021
41
Hearts of Stone (By: Emma Newman)
2022
42
Grow (By: Carrie Vaughn)
2022
43
Full House (By: George R.R. Martin)
2022
44
2023
45
10
Sleeper Straddle (With: Carrie Vaughn, Stephen Leigh, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Cherie Priest, Christopher Rowe, Max Gladstone)
Sleeper Straddle (With: Carrie Vaughn, Stephen Leigh, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Cherie Priest, Christopher Rowe, Max Gladstone)
2024
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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Video Star
1986
2
Wolf Time
1987
3
Dinosaurs
1987
4
Prayers on the Wind
1991
5
Daddy's World
1999
6
The Last Ride of German Freddie
2002
7
The Green Leopard Plague
2003
8
The Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid
2004
9
The Boolean Gate
2012
10
No Spot of Ground
2014
11
Surfacing
2014

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Walter Jon Williams Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, April 1986
1986
2
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, November 1989
1989
3
Epic: An Anthology, Book One
1992
4
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection
1993
5
The Furthest Horizon
2000
6
Nebula Awards 34 (2000)
2000
7
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, October/November 2000
2000
8
Worlds that Weren't
2002
9
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 16
2003
10
The Year's Best Science Fiction: 21 Annual Edition
2004
11
Escape from Earth
2006
12
Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition
2007
13
The Best of the Best, Vol 2
2007
14
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection
2007
15
Rewired
2007
16
Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honour of Jack Vance
2009
17
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars
2012
18
The Year's Top Short SF Novels 3
2013
19
Dead Man's Hand
2014
20
9
Rogues
2014
21
Lightspeed Magazine, July 2016
2016
22
The Book of Swords: Part 1
2017
23
Pairing Up
2023
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Walter Jon Williams: Biography

Walter Jon Williams was born on October 28th, 1953 and is currently 70 years old. Walter Jon Williams was born in Duluth, Minnesota, USA.

Walter Jon Williams is the author of the Walter Jon Williams Short Stories/Novellas series which currently consists of 11 novels. The Walter Jon Williams Short Stories/Novellas series started in 1986 with the novel Video Star. The most recently released novel in the Walter Jon Williams Short Stories/Novellas series was Surfacing which was released in 2014. There are no upcoming novels for the Walter Jon Williams Short Stories/Novellas series.

Walter Jon Williams has also written the Dread Empire's Fall series which has 9 books including The Praxis and The Sundering.

Walter Jon Williams: Awards & Accolades

The following novels by Walter Jon Williams were nominated for these awards:

  • Knight Moves: Philip K. Dick Award, Best Science Fiction Book (1985).
  • Dinosaurs: Hugo Award, Best Novelette (1988).
  • Surfacing: Hugo Award, Best Novella (1989).
  • Wall, Stone, Craft: Hugo Award, Best Novella (1994). World Fantasy Award, Novella (1994).
  • City on Fire: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1998).
  • The Green Leopard Plague: Hugo Award, Best Novella (2004).
  • Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honour of Jack Vance: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2010). British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2010).
  • Rogues: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2015).

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Walter Jon Williams: F.A.Q

When was Walter Jon Williams Born? How old is Walter Jon Williams?

Walter Jon Williams was born on October 28th, 1953. Walter Jon Williams is currently 70 years old.

Where was Walter Jon Williams Born?

Walter Jon Williams was born in Duluth, Minnesota, USA and is American.

What was the first book Walter Jon Williams wrote?

The first novel written by Walter Jon Williams was The Privateer, published in 1981.

What was the most recent book Walter Jon Williams wrote?

His most recently released work was Sleeper Straddle on February 6th, 2024.

Will there be any more books by Walter Jon Williams?

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

How many books has Walter Jon Williams written?

Walter Jon Williams has written 58 books across 13 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 4 books in the Dagmar Series
  • 9 books in the Dread Empire's Fall Series
  • 2 books in the Hardwired Series
  • 4 books in the Maijstral Series
  • 2 books in the Metropolitan Series
  • 8 books in the Privateers & Gentlemen Series
  • 3 books in the Quillifer Series
  • 2 books in the Star Wars: The New Jedi Order Series
  • 2 books in the Wild Cards Series
  • 8 Standalone Novels
  • 11 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 3 Collections

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