Dan Simmons is an American author of science fiction, horror, fantasy and mystery/thriller novels. He is best known for his Hyperion Cantos series. Dan got his Master’s in Education in 1971 and worked in the field for 18 years. Once he stopped teaching, he began his writing career.

Dan Simmons started his career in 1982 with the short story The River Styx Runs Upstream. His first novel was Song of Kali in 1985, which won the World Fantasy Award. Below is a list of Dan Simmons’ books in order of when they were first released:

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Publication Order of Hyperion Cantos Books

Hyperion (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Fall of Hyperion (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Endymion (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Rise of Endymion (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Orphans of the Helix (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Summer Of Night/Seasons Of Horror Books

Summer of Night (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Children of the Night (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Winter Haunting (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Joe Kurtz Books

Publication Order of Ilium Books

Publication Order of Fifth Heart Books

The Fifth Heart (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Metastasis (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Banished Dreams (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Entropy's Bed at Midnight (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
This Year's Class Picture (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Death in Bangkok (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Guiding Nose of Ulfant Banderoz (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Prayers to Broken Stones (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Summer Sketches (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Lovedeath (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Worlds Enough & Time (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Going After the Rubber Chicken (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Orbit Science Fiction Yearbooks Books

(with Brian W. Aldiss, Howard Waldrop, Felix C. Gotschalk, Lucius Shepard, Jonathan Carroll, Kate Wilhelm, Richard Kadrey, Marta Randall, John Clute, David S. Garnett)

The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Two (By: David S. Garnett) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Three (By: David S. Garnett) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook 1(1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Second Annual Collection(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Third Annual Collection(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Year's Best Fantasy 2 / Demons and Dreams(1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Still Dead(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Omni Best Science Fiction Two(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Omni Visions Two(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Seventh Annual Collection(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Far Horizons(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 15(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Space Opera Renaissance(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Space Opera(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honour of Jack Vance(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Freak Show(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Parallàxis: A twist in the mind(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Flight or Fright(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Blood Is Not Enough(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

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One Response to “Order of Dan Simmons Books”

  1. glenda b dempsey: 2 years ago

    i read stephen king books, and now i found another auther i like. ty i will start looking for mr dan simmons. the terror is GOOD. gb dempsey 1/20/2022

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