Chateau de Marouatte, France, 2005 Photo by Jeri Bishop
Michael Bishop michaelbishop-writer.com
Last Update: Thursday, November 11, 2021
Signed First Editions!
Readers who wish to obtain signed / inscribed copies of several of Michael's out-of-print books can order them directly from him via this page.
A new collection by Michael, A Few Last Words for the Late Immortals, has been published by Kudzu Planet Productions/Fairwood Press. This retrospective collection of fifty short pieces (thirty-four stories, fifteen poems or prose-poems, and one play about writing SF) spans the author's entire career, from "Asytages's Dream," written when he was in college, to "Yahweh's Hour," an acerbic but moving work of science-fantasy political satire composed in 2020. It includes five never-before-published works, and many that are previously uncollected. The collection was edited by Michael H. Hutchins, with a new introduction by Sarah Pinsker and cover art by Josef Barton.
A new edition of Unicorn Mountain with the author's preferred text has been published by Kudzu Planet Productions/Fairwood Press. Copies can be ordered at a discounted price from the publisher's website.
The first omnibus edition of every story in Michael's Urban Nucleus of Atlanta sequence The City and the Cygnets has been published by Kudzu Planet Productions/Fairwood Press. Copies can be ordered at a discounted price from the publisher's website.
A new novelette Gale Strang was published in the July/August 2017 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction.
A trade paperback edition of A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire from Kudzu Planet Productions/Fairwood Press is available for purchase on the publisher's website and from other major retailers. It contains a new introduction by Paul Di Filippo and new cover art by Patrick Swenson.
The Kudzu Planet Productions/Fairwood Press 30th Anniversary Edition of Who Made Stevie Crye? is available for purchase at a discounted price on the publisher's website and from other major retailers. It contains a new introduction by Jack Slay, a new afterword by the author, new cover art by Paul Swenson, and reprints J. K. Potter's original photo-illustrations from the original Arkham House edition.
Ebook editions of all Kudzu Planet Productions/Fairwood Press editions (A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire, Count Geiger's Blues, Brittle Innings, Ancient of Days, and Who Made Stevie Crye?) are available now. They can be purchased separately or bundled at a discounted price. Go here to order copies for immediate download in multiple DRM-free formats.
The UK's Orion Publishing Group has completed its ambitious program to publish ebook editions of 18 novels and collections by Michael Bishop, all in electronic format for the first time. For a list of all titles go to the publisher's website. Two of the titles were also reprinted in trade paperback editions as part of Gollancz's SF Masterworks series: No Enemy But Time and Transfigurations, with new introductions by Alastair Reynolds and Pat Cadigan, respectively. Unfortunately the ebooks are only for sale in the UK. The print editions are available as imports to the US.
The City Quiet as Death, a story by Steven Utley and Michael Bishop, has been posted on the Tor.com website. You can also listen to a reading of the story by Michael Bishop here. It is also available in Kindle ebook from Amazon.
Hugh Ruppersburg has written a profile on Michael Bishop for the New Georgia Encyclopedia, which can be read here.
A revised trade paperback edition of Transfigurations has been published by Kudzu Planet Productions/Fairwood Press, with a new introduction by Joe Sanders. Copies are available now from the publisher.
Michael Bishop's latest story, Rattlesnakes and Men, is featured in the February 2015 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.
An interview with the author about the story by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution can be read here.
A handsome new trade paperback edition of Ancient of Days has been published by Fairwood Press, with a new introduction by Michael H. Hutchins. Copies are available now from Amazon.
Brittle Innings has been reprinted by Fairwood Press in trade paperback, with a new introduction by Elizabeth Hand. Copies are available now from Amazon.
Fairwood Press's trade paperback edition of Count Geiger's Blues is available for purchase on the publisher's website and from other major retailers. This edition includes a new introduction by John Kessel and new cover art by Paul Swenson.
The Door Gunner and Other Perilous Flights of Fancy, a 200,000-word retrospective collection was published in a signed-limited edition by Subterranean Press. It was edited by Michael H. Hutchins, with an introduction by Jack McDevitt and cover art by Lee Moyer. There are 25 stories spanning forty years of Michael's short fiction, with accompanying author's notes about each story. Among them are several award-winning pieces, and eight never-before-collected stories. Order copies from the publisher here.