David Walton (science fiction writer)

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David Walton (born October 26, 1975) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer living in Philadelphia. His novel Terminal Mind won the 2008 Philip K. Dick Award for the best paperback science fiction novel published in the United States, in a tie with Adam-Troy Castro's novel Emissaries from the Dead.

Career[edit]

After years of short story writing, Walton published his award-winning novel Terminal Mind in 2008, followed by Quintessence and its sequel Quintessence Sky in 2013 and Superposition and its sequel Supersymmetry in 2015. The rights to a TV adaptation of the Superposition series was sold in late 2015.

Awards[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Supersymmetry. Pyr. 1 September 2015. ISBN 9781633880986. 
  • Superposition. Pyr. 7 April 2015. ISBN 9781633880122. 
  • Quintessence. Tor Books. March 2013. ISBN 9780765330901. 
  • Terminal Mind. Meadowhawk Press. April 2008. ISBN 978-0-9787326-3-9. 
  • "Dragonfly Savior", Fantastical Visions anthology, 2009
  • "Letting Go", Jim Baen's Universe, Cosmos, 2008
  • "Rings of Jupiter", Talebones, 2008
  • "Permission to Speak Freely", Analog Science Fiction and Fact, 2007
  • "Mattie's Cougar", Touched by Wonder anthology, Meadowhawk Press, 2007
  • "Raven Crumbling", Fantastical Visions anthology, 2007
  • "When Peace and Redemption Collide", Continuum SF, 2007
  • "The Towers of St. Michael's", Futurismic, 2007
  • "Rival of Mars", Analog Science Fiction and Fact, 2006
  • "Anyone Can Whistle", Escape Pod, 2006
  • "Diamond Dust", Futurismic, 2005
  • "The Problem of Friction", Lenox Avenue, 2005
  • "No Forwarding Address", Anotherealm, 2005
  • "All The Rage This Year", All The Rage This Year, Phobos Books, 2004
  • "Hands", Aoife's Kiss, 2004
  • "All About Eventualities", Neverworlds, 2002
  • "Anyone Can Whistle", Electric Wine, 2001
  • "Fly Like the Light", Rogue Worlds, 2001

References[edit]

[1] [2] [3] [4]

  1. ^ "Castro and Walton Win 2009 Philip K. Dick Award", Locus, May 2009.
  2. ^ VanderMeer, Jeff. "Philip K. Dick Award Winners Announced: A Tie Between Castro and Walton", Omnivoracious, 15 April 2009.
  3. ^ Mahon, Ed. "Writing hobby opens new world", The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, 6 July 2008.
  4. ^ Coan, Mona. "Focus on imagination", Lockheed Martin Today, July 2008.

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