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Forward dickson.jpg
Cover of the first edition
Author Gordon R. Dickson
Cover artist Paul Chadwick
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction short stories
Publisher Baen Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 242 pp
ISBN 0-671-55971-0
OCLC 12359899

Forward! is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Baen Books in 1985 and was edited by Sandra Miesel. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Galaxy Science Fiction, Other Worlds, Fantasy and Science Fiction and Orbit.


  • Editor’s Introduction, by Sandra Miesel
  • "Building on the Line"
  • "Babes in the Wood"
  • "Napoleon’s Skullcap"
  • "Rescue Mission"
  • "Robots are Nice?"
  • "The Dreamsman"
  • "The R of A"
  • "One on Trial"
  • "The Queer Critter"
  • "Twig"
  • "The Game of Five"
  • "Guided Tour"