Michael Bishop





Michael Bishop


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in Lincoln, Nebraska, The United States
November 12, 1945

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Michael Lawson Bishop is an award-winning American writer. Over four decades & thirty books, he has created a body of work that stands among the most admired in modern sf & fantasy literature.

Bishop received a bachelor's from the Univ. of Georgia in 1967, going on to complete a master's in English. He taught English at the US Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado Springs from 1968-72 & then at the Univ. of Georgia. He also taught a course in science fiction at the US Air Force Academy in 1971. He left teaching in 1974 to become a full-time writer.
Bishop has been awarded the Nebula in 1981 for "The Quickening" (Best Novelette) & in 1982 for No Enemy But Time (Best Novel). He's also received four Locus Awards &
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No Enemy But Time

3.50 avg rating — 900 ratings — published 1982 — 20 editions
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Philip K. Dick is Dead, Alas

3.60 avg rating — 359 ratings — published 1987 — 14 editions
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Brittle Innings

3.93 avg rating — 285 ratings — published 1994 — 8 editions
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Unicorn Mountain

3.53 avg rating — 137 ratings — published 1988 — 8 editions
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Ancient of Days

3.47 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 1985 — 9 editions
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Count Geiger's Blues

3.57 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 1992 — 6 editions
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Transfigurations

3.79 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1979 — 8 editions
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Who Made Stevie Crye?

3.56 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1984 — 4 editions
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Catacomb Years

3.55 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1979 — 3 editions
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Blooded on Arachne

3.85 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1982 — 2 editions
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“You know, if it took a normal adult human male nine months to have an orgasm, maybe he’d finally get it.”
Michael Bishop, Asimov's Science Fiction, February 2015
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