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James Alan Gardner: Bibliography of Shorter Works

For those who've been wondering exactly what I've published, here's a list of short stories/novelettes/novellas/etc.:

  • The Tempting: A Love Story, fantasy short story, in Electric Velocipede, Spring 2013
  • "A Host of Leeches", science fiction novella, in Stranded, from BelleBooks, August 2012
  • "A Clean Sweep with All the Trimmings", science fiction short story, on tor.com, December 2011
  • "Three Damnations: A Fugue", fantasy short story, in Fantasy Magazine #54, September 2011
  • "Truth-Poison", horror short story, in "Campus Chills" (currently in limited edition), edited by Mark Leslie
  • "The One with the Interstellar Group Consciousnesses", science fiction short story, in Federations, edited by John Joseph Adams
  • "The Ray-Gun: A Love Story", science fiction short story, in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine, February 2008; winner of the 2009 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial award; winner of the Asimov's Readers' Choice award; finalist for the Nebula and Hugo awards (best novelet); reprinted in the "best of the year" collections from Gardner Dozois and Rich Horton
  • "All the Cool Monsters at Once", fantasy short story, in Mythspring, edited by Julie E. Czerneda & Genevieve Kierans, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006; nominated for the Aurora award
  • "Shopping at the Mall", science fiction short story, in Future Washington, edited by Ernest Lilley, WFSA Press, September 2005.
  • "Axial Axioms", science fiction short story, in ReVisions, edited by Julie E. Czerneda, Isaac Szpindel, & Martin H. Greenberg, DAW books, August 2004.
  • "The Eight-Fold Career Path; or Invisible Duties", science fiction short story, in Space, Inc., edited by Julie E. Czerneda & Martin H. Greenberg, DAW books, July 2003.
  • "Rain, Ice, Steam", science fiction short story, in Explorer: Tales from the Wonder Zone, edited by Julie E. Czerneda, Trifolium Books, February 2002.
  • "Ars Longa, Vita Brevis", science fiction short story, Nature, November 9, 2000.
  • "Sense of Wonder", science fiction short story, Amazing, Summer 1998.
  • "Love-in-Idleness", science fiction short story, Tesseracts 6, an anthology of Canadian SF, edited by Carolyn Clink and Robert J. Sawyer, December 1997.
  • "Three Hearings on the Existence of Snakes in the Human Bloodstream", science fiction novelet; Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, February, 1997; also published in the Nebula Awards #33 anthology, and in the French magazine Galaxies. Winner of 1998 Aurora award, Best Short Work in English (Canadian National SF Award). Finalist for both Nebula and Hugo awards.
  • "All Good Things Come From Away", science fiction novelet, Tesseracts 5, an anthology of new Canadian SF, edited by Robert Runte, December 1996.
  • "The Last Day of the War, With Parrots", science fiction novella; Amazing, Winter 1995.
  • "The Reckoning of Gifts", science fiction short story; in Tesseracts 4, edited by Lorna Toolis and Michael Skeet, November 1992; reprinted in Northern Stars, TOR Books, September, 1994.
  • "Kent State Descending the Gravity Well: An Analysis of the Observer", science fiction short story; Amazing, October 1992.
  • "The Young Person's Guide to the Organism", science fiction novella; Amazing, April 1992.
  • "Lesser Figures of the Greater Trumps", fantasy prose poem; The New Quarterly, Volume XI, Number 4, Winter 1992.
  • "Hardware Scenario G-49", fantasy short story; Amazing, December 1991.
  • "Shadow Album", science fiction short story; Amazing, July 1991. French translation in Solaris, Winter 2008.
  • "Reaper", fantasy short story; The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, February 1991. Finalist for 1992 Aurora Award, Best Short Work in English.
  • "The Children of Creche", science fiction short story; Grand Prize winner, Writers of the Future contest, 1989; published in Writers of the Future, Volume VI, June 1990.
  • "Muffin Explains Teleology to the World at Large", fantasy short story; OnSpec magazine, April 1990; also in Tesseracts 3 anthology, Press Porcepic, 1990 and in The Best of the Rest 1990, Edgewood Press, 1991; On Spec: The First Five Years, 1995. Winner of 1991 Aurora award, Best Short Work in English (Canadian National SF Award).
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