John F. Carr

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John Francis Carr, was born December 25, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised in San Diego, California. He is a science fiction editor and writer.

Career[edit]

Carr is the author of seven published novels and, along with co-editor Jerry Pournelle, he has edited over twenty theme anthologies and short story collections. He is also an authority on the life and works of H. Beam Piper and his biography H. Beam Piper: A Biography, was published in 2008. His other works include the space opera The Ophidian Conspiracy and several novels (some co-written with Roland J. Green) set in the Paratime universe of H. Beam Piper).

He is also recognized as an editor, having edited numerous collections or series involving Libertarian science fiction and Military science fiction. He is best known for working with Jerry Pournelle. In 2002, Carr and Pournelle were honored with a Prometheus Award for editing The Survival of Freedom.

Published works[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • The Ophidian Conspiracy (1976)
  • Pain Gain (1977)
  • Carnifex Mardi Gras (1982)
  • "The Last Space Viking" (2011) with Mike Robertson
  • "Space Viking's Throne" (2012) with Mike Robertson
  • "Rainbow Run" (2012) with Camden Benares
  • "The Crying Clown Celebration: A Certain Flair for Death" (2013) with Camden Benares
  • "The Merlin Binary" (2014) with Dietmar Wehr
  • "The Hos-Blethan Affair" (2014) with Wolfgang Diehr

Fiction series[edit]

Short fiction series[edit]

Short-fiction[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

H. Beam Piper: A Biography (2008)

Anthology series[edit]

  • Nebula Awards
  • 16 Nebula Award Stories Sixteen (1982) with Jerry Pournelle
  • War World
  • 1 The Burning Eye (1988) with Jerry Pournelle and Roland Green
  • 2 Death's Head Rebellion (1990) with Jerry Pournelle and Roland Green
  • 3 Sauron Dominion (1991) with Jerry Pournelle
  • 4 Invasion (1994) with Jerry Pournelle
  • Codominium: Revolt on War World (1992) with Jerry Pournelle
  • War World: Blood Feuds (1993) with Jerry Pournelle
  • War World: Blood Vengeance (1993) with Jerry Pournelle
  • War World: The Battle of Sauron (2007)
  • War World: Discovery (2010)
  • War World: Takeover (2011)
  • War World: The Lidless Eye (2013)
  • War World: Cyborg Revolt (2013)
  • War World: Jihad! (2013)

Anthologies[edit]

Essays[edit]

  • Letter (Locus #216) (1978)
  • Introduction (Empire) (1981)
  • Introduction (Paratime) (1981)
  • Introduction (Federation) (1981)
  • Shapes of Things to Come (1982)
  • Introduction (The Worlds of H. Beam Piper) (1983)
  • Introduction (Uller Uprising) (1983)
  • Letter (Locus #312) (1987)
  • State of the Art: The Last Cavalier: H. Beam Piper (1988)
  • Dramatis Personae (Great Kings' War) (2006) with Roland J. Green
  • Introduction (Cosmic Computer) (2014)

Essay series[edit]

  • Terro-Human
  • Terro-Human Future History Chronology (1981)

Carr's Pequod Press released Fuzzy Ergo Sum (2011) and "Caveat Fuzzy" (2012) by Wolfgang Diehr. These novels pick up where the original series by H. Beam Piper left off, continuing the story of Little Fuzzy and his fuzzy and human companions.

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