Chronological Listing

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First appearances only; * denotes the work has been reprinted.  Links from individual stories lead to the Alphabetical Listing which includes all printings.

Format

Story Title Notes
Periodical Title [or Book Title], Date [Collection #]

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Piñon Fall
Galaxy, Oct/Nov 1970 [1] [8] *

If a Flower Could Eclipse 1
Worlds of Fantasy #3, Winter 1970

 
1
9
7
1
 

Darktree, Darktide
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Apr 1971 *

A Tapestry of Little Murders
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jun 1971 [7] *

Spacemen and Gypsies
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Sep 1971 [1]

 
1
9
7
3
 

Death and Designation Among the Asadi 2
Worlds of If, Jan/Feb 1973 [6] *

The White Otters of Childhood
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jul 1973 [1] *

The Windows in Dante's Hell 1
Orbit 12, Jul 1973 *

 
1
9
7
4
 

The Tigers of Hysteria Feed Only on Themselves
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan 1974 [7]

In Rubble, Pleading
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Feb 1974

On the Street of the Serpents or, The Assassination of Chairman Mao as Effected by
the Author in Seville, Spain, in the Spring of 1992, a Year of No Certain Historicity

Science Fiction Emphasis #1, May 1974 [1]

Cathadonian Odyssey
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Sep 1974 [1] [8] *

 
1
9
7
5
 

Allegiances 1
Galaxy, Feb 1975 *

Rogue Tomato
New Dimensions 5, Apr 1975 [1] *

The Contributors to Plenum Four
New Dimensions 5, Apr 1975

Blooded on Arachne
Epoch, Nov 1975 [1] [8]

 
1
9
7
6
 

The Samurai and the Willows 1
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Feb 1976 [8] *

In Chinistrex Fortronza the People are Machines or, Hoom and the Homunculus
New Constellations, Nov 1976 [1]

 
1
9
7
7
 

The House of Compassionate Sharers
Cosmos, May 1977 [1] [8] *

Cabinet Meeting
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Summer 1977 *

Leaps of Faith
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Oct 1977 [1]

At the Dixie-Apple with the Shoofly-Pie Kid 1
Cosmos, Nov 1977

 
1
9
7
8
 

Within the Walls of Tyre
Weirdbook #13, Spring 1978 [2] [8] *

Three Dream Woman (written with Craig Strete)
New Dimensions 8, Apr 1978 *

Old Folks at Home 1
Universe 8, May 1978 *

Mory
Shadows, Sep 1978

Effigies
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Oct 1978 [1]

Vernalfest Morning
Chrysalis 3, Dec 1978 [2] *

Collaborating
Rooms of Paradise, 1978 [2] *

I, Cartographer
The Anthology of Speculative Poetry #3, 1978 [Time Pieces]

The Domes 1
The Anthology of Speculative Poetry #3, 1978

 
1
9
7
9
 

Death Rehearsals 1
Catacomb Years, Jan 1979

Storming the Bijou, Mon Amour
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Jun 1979 [3] [8]

A Few Last Words for the Late Immortals
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, Jul 1979

Love's Heresy
Shayol #3, Summer 1979 [3]

Seasons of Belief
Shadows 2, Nov 1979 [2]

 
1
9
8
0
 

Of Crystalline Labyrinths and the New Creation
Chrysalis 7, Feb 1980 [7]

A Short History of the Bicycle: 401 B.C. to 2677 A.D.
Interfaces, Feb 1980 [3]

Cold War Orphans
Their Immortal Hearts, May 1980 [2]

The Yukio Mishima Cultural Association of Kudzu Valley, Georgia
Basilisk, Aug 1980 [2] [8]

Saving Face
Universe 10, Aug 1980 [2]

One Winter in Eden
Dragons of Light, Oct 1980 [2]

 
1
9
8
1
 

Murder on Lupozny Station (written with Gerald W. Page)
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Apr 1981 [7]

The Quickening 3
Universe 11, Jun 1981 [2] [8] *

O Happy Day
Rigel Science Fiction #2, Fall 1981 [7]

A Spy in the Domain of Arnheim
Pictures at an Exhibition, Nov 1981 [3] *

Vox Olympica 4
Omni, Dec 1981 [2] *

At the City Limits of Fate
Shayol #5, Winter 1981 [5] *

 
1
9
8
2
 

No Enemy But Time 5
Science Fiction Digest, May/Jun 1982

Unlikely Friends
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Nov 1982 [4]

Wished-For Belongings
Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Dec 1982 [4]

Patriots
Shayol #6, Winter 1982 [2] , [4]

 
1
9
8
3
 

The Last Child Into the Mountain (written with Lee Ellis)
Omni, Mar 1983 *

The Monkey's Bride 6
Heroic Visions, Mar 1983 [2]

Her Habiline Husband 7
Universe 13, Jun 1983 *

Gravid Babies: A Novel of Horrific Menace in Considerable Synopsis
The Dodd, Mead Gallery of Horror, Aug 1983

Give a Little Whistle
Whispers #19-20, Oct 1983 [4]

And the Marlin Spoke
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Oct 1983 [3]

The Gospel According to Gamaliel Crucis (or, The Astrogator's Testimony)
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Nov 1983 [3]

No Enemy But Time 8
The Nebula Awards #18, Nov 1983

 
1
9
8
4
 

With a Little Help from Her Friends
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Feb 1984 [7]

Dogs' Lives
The Missouri Review, Vol. VII No. 2, Spring 1984 [3] [8] *

A Father's Secret
Pulpsmith, Autumn 1984 [4] *

Scrimptalon's Test (written with Gerald W. Page)
Light Years and Dark, Nov 1984 [3]

 
1
9
8
5
 

The Bob Dylan Tambourine Software & Satori Support Services Consortium, Ltd.
Interzone #12, Summer 1985 [3] *

A Gift from the GrayLanders
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Sep 1985 [3] [8] *

 
1
9
8
6
 

000-00-0000
Last Wave #5, Winter 1986 [5]

Close Encounter with the Deity
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Mar 1986 [3] *

Taccati's Tomorrow
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jun 1986 [4] [8]

Alien Graffiti (A Personal History of Vagrant Intrusions)
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Jun 1986 [3] [8]

Voices
Heroic Visions II, Jul 1986 [3]

Diary of a Dead Man
Afterlives, Aug 1986 [3] *

Dear Bill
All the Devils are Here, Aug 1986 [4]

 
1
9
8
7
 

The Egret
Playboy, Jun 1987 [4] *

God's Hour
Omni, Jun 1987 [5]

An Episode in the Death of Philip K. Dick 9
New Pathways #8, Aug 1987

In the Memory Room
The Architecture of Fear, Oct 1987 [5] *

Tears
The Chattahoochee Review, Vol. VIII No. 1, Fall 1987 [4]

For Thus Do I Remember Carthage
The Universe, Nov 1987 [5] *

 
1
9
8
8
 

The Calling of Paisley Coldpony 10
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Jan 1988

Unicorn Mountain 10
New Pathways #10, Mar 1988

 
1
9
8
9
 

Apartheid, Superstrings, and Mordecai Thubana 3
Pulphouse Publishing, Jul 1989 [6] [8] *

Reading the Silks
Omni, Aug 1989 [5]

Icicle Music
Spirits of Christmas, Sep 1989 [5] *

The Ommatidium Miniatures
The Microverse, Nov 1989 [5] *

1
9
9
0

Snapshots from the Butterfly Plague
Omni, Dec 1990 [5] *

1
9
9
1
 

Crazy About Each Other
The Chattahoochee Review, Vol. XI No. 3, Spring 1991 *

Thirteen Lies About Hummingbirds
Final Shadows, Sep 1991 [7]

Life Regarded as a Jigsaw Puzzle of Highly Lustrous Cats
Omni, Sep 1991 [5] [8] *

The Creature on the Couch
The Ultimate Frankenstein, Oct 1991

Cutouts 11
The Georgia Review, Vol. XLV No. 4, Winter 1991 *

 
1
9
9
2
 

The Balloon
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Jan 1992

Herding with the Hadrosaurs
The Ultimate Dinosaur, Oct 1992 [7]

Brittle Innings 12
World Fantasy Convention Program, Oct 29 1992

1
9
9
3

Beginnings
Christmas Forever, Nov 1993 [5]

1
9
9
4

Cri de Coeur
Asimov's Science Fiction, Sep 1994 [6] *

 
1
9
9
5
 

Doggedly Wooing Madonna
Century #2, May/Jun 1995

Spiritual Dysfunction and Counterangelic Longings; or, Sariela: A Case Study in One Act
Heaven Sent, May 1995

Epistrophy
Tombs, Jun 1995 [5]

I, Iscariot
Crank #5, Summer 1995 [5]

Simply Indispensable
Full Spectrum 5, Aug 1995 [7]

Chihuahua Flats
Killing Me Softly, Nov 1995 [7]

 
1
9
9
6
 

Outside the Circle
The Thirteenth Moon #17, Jan 1996

Among the Handlers or, The Mark 16 Hands On Assembly of Jesus Risen, Formerly Snake-o-rama
Dante's Disciples, Feb 1996 [5]

The Alzheimer Laureate
Science Fiction Age, Mar 1996

Allegra's Hand
Asimov's Science Fiction, Jun 1996 [5]

Three Dreams in the Wake of a Death
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jul 1996

The Procedure
Science Fiction Age, Jul 1996 [7]

Annalise, Annalise
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Oct/Nov 1996

1
9
9
7

Cyril Berganske
Omni Online, May 1997 *

Yesterday's Hostage
Dying For It, Oct 1997

Nine Prescriptions for My Funeral
SF Eye #15, Fall 1997

1
9
9
8

Sequel on Skorpiós
Interzone, Aug 1998 [7] *

1
9
9
9

Tithes of Mint and Rue
World Horror Convention Program, Mar 4 1999 [7] [8] *

2
0
0
0

How Beautiful With Banners
Century #6, Spr 2000

Blue Kansas Sky
Blue Kansas Sky (MB) Oct 2000 [6]

Tired
Analog, Nov 2000

2
0
0
1

Her Chimpanion
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar 2001 *

 
2
0
0
2
 

Midwiving the World
The Silver Web, Jan 2002

Help Me, Rondo
J. K. Potter's Embrace the Mutation, Apr 2002 [7] [8]

The Russian Agent
The Chattahoochee Review, Spr 2002

"We're All in This Alone" (written with Paul Di Filippo) [7]
Interzone, Nov/Dec 2002

 
2
0
0
3
 

Cicada, Inc.
Interzone, Jan 2003

Andalusian Triptych, 1962
Polyphony, Volume 2, Apr 2003

The Sacerdotal Owl
13 Horrors, Apr 2003 *

The Door Gunner
The Silver Gryphon, May 2003 [8] *

Last Night Out
Brighten to Incandescence, Jun 2003 [7]

The Road Leads Back
After O'Connor: Stories from Contemporary Georgia, Sep 2003 [8] *

Menard's Disease
The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases, Oct 2003

 
2
0
0
4
 

Change of Life
New York Stories, Spr 2004 *

Baby Love
Polyphony 4, Sep 2004

The Angst of God
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Oct/Nov 2004 [8] *

2
0
0
5

We Shall Not, We Shall Not Be Moved
Indiana Review, Sum 2005

Bears Discover Smut
SciFiction.com, Oct 26 2005 [8]

2
0
0
6

Dr. Prida's Dream-Plagued Patient
Aberrant Dreams, Spr 2006 *

2
0
0
7

The Inquisitor General
A Cross of Centuries, Apr 2007

Miriam [as by Nōni Tyent]
A Cross of Centuries, Apr 2007 [8]

2
0
0
8

The Pile
Subterranean Online, Win 2008 [8]

Vinegar Peace, or, The Wrong-Way Used-Adult Orphanage
Asimov's Science Fiction, July 2008 [8] *

Purr
Weird Tales, Nov/Dec 2008

Free
The Chattahoochee Review, Fall 2008

2
0
0
9

The City Quiet as Death [with Steven Utley]
Tor.com, Jun 2009 [8]

Last Drink Bird Head
Last Drink Bird Head, Nov 2009

2
0
1
0

The Library of Babble
Subterranean Online, Win 2010

2
0
1
1

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
Tor.com, Jul 11, 2011

2
0
1
2

Unfit for Eden
Postscripts 26/27: Unfit for Eden, Jan 2012

Twenty Lights to 'The Land of Snow'
Going Interstellar, Jun 2012

2
0
1
5

Rattlesnakes and Men
Asimov's, Feb 2015

2
0
1
7

Other Arms Reach Out to Me
Other Arms Reach Out to Me, Jun 2017

No Picnic
Other Arms Reach Out to Me, Jun 2017

Gale Strang
Asimov's, Jul/Aug 2017

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Don We Now...

Judas

Selfish

Did You Want to Talk?

The Making of Kid Dibauda

  Notes:
  1. These stories form the Urban Nucleus of Atlanta [UrNu] sequence; fixed-up as Catacomb Years.
  2. Incorporated into Transfigurations
  3. Published as a book; go to Miscellaneous
  4. Collected as Out of the Mouths of Olympus
  5. An abridgement of No Enemy But Time
  6. Incorporated into Who Made Stevie Crye?
  7. Forms Part One of Ancient of Days
  8. Excerpt from No Enemy But Time
  9. Reprint of the Prelude from The Secret Ascension
  10. Excerpts from Unicorn Mountain
  11. Reprinted as Her Smoke Rose Up Forever
  12. Excerpt from Brittle Innings


Collections:

[1] Blooded On Arachne 1982
[2] One Winter in Eden 1984
[3] Close Encounters with the Deity 1986
[4] Emphatically Not SF, Almost 1990
[5] At the City Limits of Fate 1996
[6] Blue Kansas Sky 2000
[7] Brighten to Incandescence 2003
[8] The Door Gunner and Other Perilous Flights of Fancy: A Michael Bishop Retrospective 2011

 

Compiled by Michael H. Hutchins

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