Robert Reed (author)

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Not to be confused with Robert Reid (author).
Robert Reed
Born (1956-10-09) October 9, 1956 (age 57)
Omaha, Nebraska
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Period 1986—Present
Genre Science Fiction, Fantasy
Website
http://www.robertreedwriter.com

Robert David Reed (born October 9, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a Hugo Award-winning American science fiction author.[1] He has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Nebraska Wesleyan University.[1] Reed is an "extraordinarily prolific"[1] genre short-fiction writer with "Alone" being his 200th professional sale. His work regularly appears in Asimov's, Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Sci Fiction. He has also published eleven novels.

As of 2010, Reed lived in Lincoln, Nebraska with his wife and daughter.[1]

Awards[edit]

He was nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in Science Fiction in 1987.

Bibliography[edit]

Marrow Series[edit]

  1. Marrow (2000)
  2. The Well of Stars (2004)

Novels[edit]

Collections[edit]

Chapbooks[edit]

Stories[edit]

1986
  • "The Armistice"
  • "Mudpuppies"
  • "Treading in the Afterglow"
1987
  • "Aeries"
1988
  • "Goodness"
  • "The Bird Looking In"
1989
  • "Oort Cloud"
  • "Totipotent"
1990
  • "Busybody"
  • "Chaff" [Lc1991 n]
  • "Bushwhacker"
  • "The Utility Man" [Hu1991 n] [Lc1991 n]
1991
  • "Pipes" [Lc1992 n]
1992
  • "After All"
  • "Birth Day"
  • "Burger Love"
  • "Coffins"
1993
  • "On the Brink of that Bright New World"
  • "Do I Know You?"
  • "Blind"
  • "Guest of Honor"
  • "The Toad of Heaven"
  • "Migration Patterns"
  • "Fable Blue"
  • "Sister Alice" [Ar1994 n] [Hu1994 x] [Lc1994 n]
  • "To Know Each Other All the Better"
1994
  • "Treasure Buried"
  • "The Remoras"
  • "The Shape of Everything"
  • "Stride" [Hu1995 x] [Lc1995 n]
  • "The Dimensions of the Deed"
  • "Waging Good" [Ar1996 n] [Hu1996 x] [Lc1996 n]
1995
  • "Dreams from a Severed Heart"
  • "We Are All Superheroes"
  • "A Place With Shade"
  • "At the 'Me' Shop"
  • "Our Prayers Are With You"
  • "Worthy"
  • "Brother Perfect"
  • "The Tournament"
  • "Aeon's Child"
  • "Mrs. Greasy"
  • "The Myrtle Man"
  • "Tongues" [Ar1996 n]
1996
  • "Killing the Morrow" [Hu1997 x]
  • "The Apollo Man"
  • "First Tuesday" [Lc1997 n]
  • "Little Miss Trashcan"
  • "Water Colors"
  • "Decency" [Ar1997] [Sc1997 n] [Hu1997 n] [Lc1997 x]
  • "334 Manchester Lane"
  • "Once Green"
  • "Chrysalis" [Ar1997 n] [Hu1997 x] [Lc1997 x] [Ne1997 x]
1997
1998
  • "Mother Death" [Ar1999 x] [Lc1999 n]
  • "Savior" [Lc1999 n]
  • "The Cuckoo's Boys" [Lc1999 n]
  • "Whiptail" [Hu1999 n] [Lc1999 x] [Tp1998 x]
  • "Building the Building of the World" [Ar1999 n] [Hm1998 x]
  • "The New System"
1999
  • "Will Be"
  • "Mac and Me"
  • "The Challenger"
  • "Game of the Century" [Hu2000 x] [Lc2000 n]
  • "Human Bay" [Ar2000 n] [Lc2000 n] [Wf2000 x]
  • "Baby's Fire" [Ar2000 n] [Hu2000 x] [Lc2000 n]
  • "Winemaster" [Lc2000 x] [Su2000 x]
  • "Nodaway" [Hu2000 x] [Lc2000 n]
  • "What It Is"
  • "At the Corner of Darwin and Eternity" [Lc2000 x]
  • "Apothecary Blue"
2000
  • "Due"
  • "Frank" [Lc2001 x]
  • "Grandma's Jumpman" [Lc2001 x]
  • "The Prophet Ugly" [Lc2001 n]
  • "Two Sams"
  • "In the Valley of the Thunder Quail"
  • "Hybrid" [Lc2001 n]
  • "When It Ends" [Ar2001 x]
  • "Birdy Girl" [Lc2001 x] (available online[dead link])
  • "Father to the Man" [Ar2001 x]
  • "The Gulf" [Lc2001 n]
2001
  • "Crooked Creek"
  • "Mirror" [Hu2002 x] [Lc2002 n]
  • "Market Day"
  • "Past Imperfect"
  • "Season to Taste"
  • "Hero"
  • "Sparks"
  • "One Last Game" [Lc2002 x]
  • "The Boy" [Lc2002 n]
  • "Raven Dream" [Lc2002 x]
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
  • "Less Than Nothing"
  • "Good Mountain"
  • "Intolerance"Fifty Dinosaurs
  • "Starbuck"
  • "Rwanda"
  • "Show Me Yours"
  • "Misjudgement Day"
  • "A Billion Eves"
  • "Plausible"
  • "Pills Forever"
2007
  • "X-Country"
  • "Magic with Thirteen-Year-Old Boys"
  • "Roxie"
2008
  • The Man With the Golden Balloon
  • Fifty Dinosaurs
  • Five Thrillers
  • The House Left Empty
  • Reunion
  • Weapons of Discretion
  • Character Flu
  • Blackbird
  • Old Man Waiting
  • Salad for Two
  • Six Foot Easy
  • Truth
  • The Visionaries
  • Floating Over Time
  • American Cheetah
  • Leave
  • Dewey Smith and the Meaning of All
  • "A Woman's Best Friend"
2010
  • Alone (65 pgs.; a "Great Ship" work)[1]
  • A History of Terraforming
2011
  • Swingers

Nonfiction[edit]

  • "Read This" in The New York Review of Science Fiction, July 1992.
  • "Improbable Journeys" (2004), the afterword to Mere, which detailed the development of the stories set in the Marrow universe.
  • "Afterword" to The Cuckoo's Boys, a short fiction collection.

References[edit]

Sites of more general interest that were used as references are listed in the "External links" section.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Strahan, Jonathan, ed. (2010), Godlike Machines, Garden City, New York: Science Fiction Book Club, p. 343, ISBN 978-1-61664-759-9 
  2. ^ "Contest History". Writers of the Future. Los Angeles, California: L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest. Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 

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