Joan D. Vinge is an American author of science fiction and fantasy novels. She writes the Snow Queen Cycle, the Cat series and the Heaven’s Chronicle series. Joan earned her B.A. in anthropology from San Diego State University. She has taught at the SF&F workshop Clarion Workshop multiple times. When not writing, Joan makes dolls that she sells. Joan lives in Green Valley, Arizona with her husband, science fiction editor James Frenkel.

Joan D. Vinge made her debut as an author in 1978 with the novel The Outcasts of Heaven Belt. Below is a list of Joan D. Vinge’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Cat Books

Psion (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Catspaw (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dreamfall (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Heaven Chronicles Books

Outcasts of Heaven Belt (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legacy (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Snow Queen Cycle Books

The Snow Queen (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
World's End (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Summer Queen (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tangled Up in Blue (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Return of the Jedi: The Storybook Based on the Movie (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tarzan, King of Apes (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dune Storybook (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ladyhawke (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Return to Oz (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Santa Claus the Movie Storybook (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Willow (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lost in Space Novelization (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cowboys and Aliens (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
47 Ronin (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ladysmith (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Eyes of Amber and Other Stories (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fireship (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Phoenix in the Ashes (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Diogenes Club Books

(with Megan Lindholm, Robin McKinley, Brian Hodge, Richard Christian Matheson, Harlan Ellison, Karen Joy Fowler, Stephen Gallagher, Edward Bryant, Roger Zelazny, Elizabeth Hand, Tanith Lee, Neil Gaiman, , Jane Yolen, Gene Wolfe, Ramsey Campbell, Peter Dickinson, Kelly Link, Marvin Kaye, Kim Newman, , Lawrence Watt-Evans, , Esther M. Friesner, Douglas E. Winter, , Stephen Laws, Christopher Fowler, Michael Marshall Smith, Bentley Little, Adam Roberts, Keith Brooke, Chris Roberson, Conrad Williams, Graham Joyce, Poppy Brite, , , China Miéville, F. Paul Wilson, Lucy Taylor, Patricia A. McKillip, Craig Shaw Gardner, , , , Luis Alberto Urrea, , William Schafer, Stephen Jones, , Haruki Murakami, , Jeffrey Ford, Thomas Ligotti, Kevin Brockmeier, Bruce Sterling, Theodora Goss, , , , James P. Blaylock, , , Terri Windling, Ellen Datlow, , , Carlton Mellick III)

Cthulhu 2000 (By: Harlan Ellison,Roger Zelazny,Gene Wolfe,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,,Lawrence Watt-Evans,,Esther M. Friesner,Poppy Brite,F. Paul Wilson,,,Thomas Ligotti,Bruce Sterling,,James P. Blaylock) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark of the Night (By: Richard Christian Matheson,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Douglas E. Winter,Stephen Laws,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,Stephen Jones) (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
White of the Moon (By: Stephen Jones) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Where The Bodies Are Buried (By: Kim Newman) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Infinity Plus One (By: Keith Brooke) (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Embrace the Mutation (By: William Schafer) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best New Horror 14 (By: Stephen Jones) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection (With: Robin McKinley,Brian Hodge,Karen Joy Fowler,Stephen Gallagher,Edward Bryant,Elizabeth Hand,Neil Gaiman,,Ramsey Campbell,Peter Dickinson,Kelly Link,Kim Newman,,Christopher Fowler,Bentley Little,Adam Roberts,Conrad Williams,Graham Joyce,,,China Miéville,Lucy Taylor,,,Luis Alberto Urrea,,Haruki Murakami,Jeffrey Ford,Kevin Brockmeier,Theodora Goss,,,,Terri Windling,Ellen Datlow,,,Carlton Mellick III) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Adventure (By: Chris Roberson) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best New Horror 18 (By: Stephen Jones) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best New Horror 19 (By: Stephen Jones) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Summer Chills (By: Stephen Jones) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Infinity Plus (By: Keith Brooke) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secret Files of the Diogenes Club (By: Kim Newman) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fair Folk (By: Marvin Kaye) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Digital Domains: A Decade of Science Fiction & Fantasy (By: Ellen Datlow) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mysteries of the Diogenes Club (By: Kim Newman) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best New Horror 16 (By: Stephen Jones) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mammoth Book of the Mummy (By: ) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mammoth Book of the Mummy (By: ) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man from the Diogenes Club (By: Kim Newman) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Isaac Asimov's Anthology Books

Isaac Asimov's Masters of Science Fiction (By: Isaac Asimov,Larry Niven,Arthur C. Clarke,Brian W. Aldiss,John Varley,Jack L. Chalker,Jack C. Haldeman II,,,Barry N. Malzberg,Jack Williamson,,Nancy Kress,,Randall Garrett,,,George Scithers) (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Marvels of Science Fiction (By: Isaac Asimov,Barry B. Longyear,John M. Ford,,,F. Paul Wilson,Jo Clayton,Nancy Kress,,J.M. Dillard,Randall Garrett,,George Scithers) (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Worlds of Science Fiction (By: Isaac Asimov,Tanith Lee,,Gene Wolfe,Barry B. Longyear,John M. Ford,,Alan Dean Foster,,Randall Garrett,,,George Scithers) (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Near Futures and Far (By: Isaac Asimov,Frederik Pohl,,Barry B. Longyear,John M. Ford,Jack Williamson,,John Brunner,,,,,,,,,,George Scithers) (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own (With: Connie Willis,Ursula K. Le Guin,Pat Cadigan,Tanith Lee,Pamela Sargent,,Mary Gentle) (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Aliens & Outworlders (By: Isaac Asimov,Jon L. Breen,Larry Niven,Lisa Tuttle,Garry Douglas Kilworth,Jack C. Haldeman II,Barry N. Malzberg,William F. Wu,Steve Perry,Bob Shaw,Kate Wilhelm,,,,Madeleine E. Robins) (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: ) (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Connie Willis,George R.R. Martin,Ron Goulart,John Kessel,George Alec Effinger,Robert Thurston,Tanith Lee,Lucius Shepard,,Lillian Stewart Carl) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Aliens (By: Isaac Asimov) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Robots (By: Isaac Asimov) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's SF-Lite (By: Isaac Asimov) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's War (By: Isaac Asimov) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Cyberdreams (By: Isaac Asimov) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Skin Deep (By: Isaac Asimov) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Ghosts (By: Isaac Asimov) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Christmas (By: Isaac Asimov) (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Camelot (By: Isaac Asimov) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Detectives (By: Isaac Asimov) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Valentines (By: Isaac Asimov) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Werewolves (By: Isaac Asimov) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Solar System (By: Gardner R. Dozois) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Utopias (By: Isaac Asimov) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Father Day (By: Isaac Asimov) (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isaac Asimov's Halloween (By: Isaac Asimov) (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Moonsinger's Friends: An Anthology in Honor of Andre Norton(1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifteenth Annual Collection(2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection(2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection(2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Joan D. Vinge Books, You’ll Love…

Joan D. Vinge Synopses: Psion is the first book in the Cat series by Joan D. Vinge. Cat is a half-human, half-alien orphan telepath. It is a tough, gritty tale of an outsider whose only chance for redemption is as an undercover agent for an interstellar government that by turns punishes and helps him.

In Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Storybook by Joan D. Vinge, Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance come up with a risky plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the Emperor.

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