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Michael Lawson Bishop (born November 12, 1945 in Lincoln, Nebraska) is an award-winning American writer. Over four decades and thirty books, he has created a body of work that stands among the most admired in modern science fiction and fantasy literature.

Bishop has twice been awarded the Nebula: in 1981 for "The Quickening" (Best Novelette) and in 1982 for No Enemy But Time (Best Novel). He has also received four Locus Awards and his work has been nominated for numerous Hugo Awards. In July 2009, "The Pile" was the recipient of the Shirley Jackson Award for Best Short Story of 2008.

In 1993, 20th Century Fox optioned his novel Brittle Innings for a film and bought the rights altogether in 1995. (To date, no film has been made.)

Bishop has published thirteen solo novels, three collaborative novels, and more than 125 pieces of short fiction which have been gathered in seven collections. His stories have appeared in such publications as Playboy, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, the Missouri Review, the Indiana Review, the Chattahoochee Review, the Georgia Review, Omni, and Interzone. His work has been translated into more than a dozen languages.

He has edited seven anthologies, including the Locus Award-winning Light Years and Dark and A Cross of Centuries: Twenty-five Imaginative Tales about the Christ, published by Thunder’s Mouth Press in 2007. His latest anthology, Passing for Human, was co-edited with Steven Utley and published by PS Publishing in 2009.

In addition to his fiction, Bishop has published poetry (gathered in two collections) and won the 1979 Rhysling Award for his poem "For the Lady of a Physicist." He has also had essays and reviews published in numerous newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Omni Magazine, and the New York Review of Science Fiction. A collection of his nonfiction, A Reverie for Mister Ray, was published in 2005 by PS Publishing.

He and British author Ian Watson collaborated on a novel set in the universe of one of Bishop’s earlier works. He has also written two mystery novels with Paul Di Filippo, under the joint pseudonym Philip Lawson. Bishop's collaboration with Steven Utley, the story "The City Quiet as Death", was published in June 2009 on Tor.com.

He has written introductions to books by Philip K. Dick, Theodore Sturgeon, James Tiptree, Jr., Pamela Sargent, Gardner Dozois, Lucius Shepard, Mary Shelley, Andy Duncan, Paul Di Filippo, Bruce Holland Rogers, and Rhys Hughes.

Bishop has been Guest of Honor at more than a dozen science fiction conventions including the 1977 DeepSouthCon, the 1978 Philcon , the 1992 Readercon, the 1992 World Fantasy Convention, the 1999 World Horror Convention, the 2005 Norwescon and the 2009 Science Fiction Research Association Conference. He is scheduled to be a Special Guest at the 2010 ArmadilloCon. He was also one of the organizers of the three Slipstreaming in the Arts conferences (1997-2001). In 2001, he was given an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from LaGrange College.

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Total Books: 111
The Good Life Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being
Brittle Innings
2012 - Brittle Innings (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781933846316
ISBN-10: 1933846313
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Door Gunner
2011 - The Door Gunner [and Other Perilous Flights of Fancy] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781596063747
ISBN-10: 1596063742
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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They Found Our Engineer The Story of Arthur Goddard The Land Rover's first Engineer
Funk to Funky A Journey by Michael Bishop
2009 - Funk to Funky a Journey By Michael Bishop (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781438973753
ISBN-10: 1438973756
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Desgraciadamente Philip K Dick ha muerto/ Philip K Dick is Dead Alas
2009 - Desgraciadamente Philip K Dick Ha Muerto/ Philip K Dick Is Dead Alas [Solaris - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788498004410
ISBN-10: 8498004411
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Contemporary French Art 1 Eleven Studies
2008 - Contemporary French Art 1 Eleven Studies [Faux Titre - v. 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789042024182
ISBN-10: 9042024186
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Politics & Social Sciences
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The Endless Theory of Days The Art and Poetry of Grard Titus-Carmel
2007 - The Endless Theory of Days the Art and Poetry of Grard Titus-carmel [Chiasma 22] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789042021655
ISBN-10: 9042021659
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction
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L'Art franais et francophone depuis 1980 / Contemporary French and Francophone Art
2005 - L'art Franais Et Francophone Depuis 1980 / Contemporary French and Francophone Art [Faux Titre 269] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789042018778
ISBN-10: 9042018771
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A Reverie for Mister Ray Reflections on Life Death and Speculative Fiction
2005 - A Reverie for Mister Ray Reflections on Life Death and Speculative Fiction (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781902880877
ISBN-10: 1902880870
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Geographic Information Science and Mountain Geomorphology
2004 - Geographic Information Science and Mountain Geomorphology [Springer Praxis Books / Geophysical Sciences] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783540426400
ISBN-10: 354042640X
Genres: Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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French Prose in 2000
2002 - French Prose in 2000 [Faux Titre 231] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789042010536
ISBN-10: 9042010533
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Jacques Prvert From Film and Theatre to Poetry
2002 - Jacques Prvert From Film and Theatre to Poetry [Chiasma 12] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789042013292
ISBN-10: 904201329X
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Requiem pour Philippe K Dick
2002 - Requiem Pour Philippe K Dick (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070422357
ISBN-10: 2070422356
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Blue Kansas Sky Four Short Novels of Memory Magic Surmise  Estrangement
Strange Attraction
2000 - Strange Attraction (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780966566222
ISBN-10: 096656622X
Genre: Horror
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Death Angel
2000 - Death Angel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781893652897
ISBN-10: 1893652890
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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No Enemy But Time
2000 - No Enemy But Time [SF Collector's Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780575070967
ISBN-10: 057507096X
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Seven Deadly Sins
1999 - Seven Deadly Sins (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780966988802
ISBN-10: 0966988809
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Time pieces Poems
1998 - Time Pieces Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780962906671
ISBN-10: 0962906670
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1993 - Nineteenth-century French Poetry [Twayne's Critical History of Poetry Series] (Hardcover)
1992 - Treasure Island [Award Classics] (Hardcover)Paperback
1983 - Blooded Arachne [Timescape Book] (Paperback)Hardcover
1976 - Pierre Reverdy a Bibliography [Research Bibliographies and Checklists] (Paperback)
Nebula Awards 25 [Nebula Awards Showcase] (Paperback)
Michel Deguy [Collection Monographique Rodopi en Litterature Francaise Contemporaine 7 - Collection monographique Rodopi en litterature francaise contemporaine] (Paperback)