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At the City Limits of Fate
Blooded on Arachne
Blue Kansas Sky
Brighten to Incandescence
Close Encounters With the Deity
The Door Gunner and Other Perilous Flights of Fancy
Emphatically Not SF, Almost
One Winter in Eden
Other Arms Reach Out to Me: Georgia Stories


Blooded on Arachne
Blooded on Arachne, First Edition / Ron Walotsky Sauk City WI: Arkham House
[ISBN 0-87054-093-9] [hc] ($13.95),
Jan 1982; 338 pp.
[cover: Ron Walotsky;
interior illustrations by Glennray Tutor]
[4081 copies printed]
Contents
Blooded on Arachne, Paperback Edition / Ron Walotsky New York: Timescape [Pocket]
[ISBN 0-671-41319-8] [pb] ($3.50),
Jan 1983; 305 pp.
[cover: Ron Walotsky]
Contents
    [same as the Arkham House edition]
[Part One as Arachne]
[German translation by Johannes P. Blasius]
Frankfurt: Ullstein (#31054)
[ISBN 3-548-31054-0] [pb] (DM 6.80),
Jun 1983; 176 pp.
[cover: Peter Knifton]
Contents
[Part Two as Raumfahrer und Sternzigeuner]
[German translation by Johannes P. Blasius]
Frankfurt: Ullstein (#31063)
[ISBN 3-548-31063-X] [pb] (DM 6.80),
Nov 1983; 176 pp.
[cover: Tony Roberts]
Contents


One Winter in Eden
One Winter in Eden, First Edition / Raymond BaylessSauk City WI: Arkham House
[ISBN 0-87054-096-3] [hc] ($13.95),
Jan 1984; 273 pp.
[cover: Raymond Bayless;
interior artwork by Andrew Smith]
[3596 copies printed]
Contents
One Winter in Eden, Gateway Ebook EditionLondon: Gateway/Orion
[ISBN 978-0-575-12305-2] [ebook] (£2.99),
Oct 2013
Contents
    [same as the Arkham House edition]


Close Encounters With the Deity
Close Encounters With the Deity, First Edition / Ralph P. MasielloAtlanta GA: Peachtree Publishers
  • [ISBN 0-931948-96-7] [hc] ($15.95)
  • [ISBN 0-934601-07-0] [trade pb] ($8.95)
  • Aug 1986; 306 pp.
    [cover: Ralph P. Masiello]
    Contents
    Close Encounters With the Deity, Gateway Ebook EditionLondon: Gateway/Orion
    [ISBN 978-0-575-12306-9] [ebook] (£2.99),
    Oct 2013
    Contents
      [same as the Peachtree Publishers edition]


    Emphatically Not SF, Almost
    Emphatically Not SF, Almost, First Edition

    Emphatically Not SF, Almost, First Edition / George Barr
    Eugene OR: Pulphouse Publishing
    [Author's Choice Monthly, Issue 15] [no ISBN]
  • [leatherbound hardcover; limited to 50 signed and numbered copies] ($50.00)
  • [clothbound hardcover, limited to 300 signed and numbered copies] ($25.00)
  • [trade paperback, unlimited] ($4.95)
  • Dec 1990; 102 pp.
    [cover: George Barr]
    Contents


    At the City Limits of Fate
    At the City Limits of Fate, First Edition / Rick Berry Cambridge MA: Edgewood Press
    [ISBN 0-9629066-6-2] [trade pb] ($14.00)
    Aug 1996; 328 pp.
    [cover: Rick Berry]
    Contents
    En Los Suburbios Del Destino [as En los suburbios del destino]
    [Spanish (Castilian) translation by Maria Fernandez Gutierrez]
    Madrid Spain: Grupo Ajec [Albemuth Internacional]
    [ISBN 978-84-96013-94-0] [trade pb] (17,95 €)
    Jun 2010; 288 pp.
    [cover: Duc Truong Huyen]
    Contents Duc Truong Huyen's original art without text
    At the City Limits of Fate / Gateway Ebook Edition London: Gateway/Orion
    [ISBN 978-0-575-12307-6] [ebook] (£2.99)
    Oct 2013
    Contents
      [same as the Edgewood Press edition]


    Blue Kansas Sky
    Blue Kansas Sky, First Edition / Ron WalotskyUrbana IL: Golden Gryphon Press
    [ISBN 0-9655901-0-0] [hc] ($24.95)
    Oct 2000; 263 pp.
    [cover: Ron Walotsky]
    [4000 copies printed]
    Contents

    Ron Walotky's sketch for the original cover art

    Blue Kansas Sky, Gateway Ebook EditionLondon: Gateway/Orion
    [ISBN 978-0-575-12308-3] [ebook] (£2.99)
    Aug 2013
    Contents
      [same as the Golden Gryphon edition]


    Brighten to Incandescence: 17 Stories
    Brighten to Incandescence, First Edition / Jamie BishopUrbana IL: Golden Gryphon Press
    [ISBN 1-930846-16-9] [hc] ($24.95)
    Jun 2003; 295 pp.
    [cover: Jamie Bishop]
    Contents
    Brighten to Incandescence, First Edition / Jamie BishopLondon: Gateway/Orion
    [ISBN 978-0-575-12309-0] [ebook] (£2.99)
    Oct 2013
    Contents
      [same as the Golden Gryphon edition]


    The Door Gunner and Other Perilous Flights of Fancy: A Michael Bishop Retrospective
    (edited by Michael H. Hutchins)
    The Door Gunner and Other Perilous Flights of Fancy, First Edition / Lee Moyer Burton MI: Subterranean Press
    [ISBN 978-1-596069-374-7] [deluxe hardcover edition limited to 250 signed copies, and 500 unsigned copies] ($45.00)
    Feb 2012 [stated "2011"]; 528 pp.
    [cover: Lee Moyer]
    Contents


    Other Arms Reach Out to Me: Georgia Stories
    Other Arms Reach Out to Me, First Edition Bonney Lake WA: Kudzu Planet Productions / Fairwood Press
    [ISBN 978-1-933846-65-1] [trade paperback] ($17.99)
    Jun 2017; 233 pp.
    [cover: Patrick Swenson]
    Contents


    Note: Collections are numbered as follows to facilitate the search for contents on the Short Fiction Chronological Listing.

    [1] Blooded On Arachne
    [2] One Winter in Eden
    [3] Close Encounters with the Deity
    [4] Emphatically Not SF, Almost
    [5] At the City Limits of Fate
    [6] Blue Kansas Sky
    [7] Brighten to Incandescence
    [8] The Door Gunner and Other Perilous Flights of Fancy

    Click here for a list of Michael Bishop stories that have not been reprinted in any of his short story collections.

    Compiled by Michael H. Hutchins

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