Michael Swanwick is an American science fiction author who has been publishing sci-fi stories since the 1980s. He won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1991 for Stations of the Tide. In addition to full-length novels, he has also written numerous short stories.

Not only has Swanwick won the Hugo award, he has also won five Huge awards and the World Fantasy Award. He has been nominated for many of these awards over the years and has the unique distinction of having lost more awards than any other writer. Swanwick lives in Philadelphia with his wife Marianne Porter and their child.

Publication Order of Iron Dragon's Daughter Books

The Iron Dragon's Daughter (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragons of Babel (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Iron Dragon's Mother (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Darger and Surplus Books

Dancing with Bears (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chasing the Phoenix (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Postutopian Adventures of Darger and Surplus (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Mongolian Wizard Books

The Mongolian Wizard (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fire Gown (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Day of the Kraken (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
House of Dreams (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Night of the Salamander (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pyramid of Krakow (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Phantom in the Maze (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Spook House (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The New Prometheus (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Jack Faust (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Drift (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vacuum Flowers (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stations of the Tide (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bones of the Earth (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Griffin's Egg (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zeppelin City (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trains That Climb the Winter Tree (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dala Horse (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Annie Without Crow (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Gravity's Angels (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cigar-Box Faust and Other Miniatures (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales of Old Earth (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Geography of Unknown Lands (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon Dogs (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Michael Swanwick's Field Guide to Mesozoic Megafauna (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Periodic Table of Science Fiction (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dog Said Bow-Wow (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Michael Swanwick (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Not So Much, Said the Cat (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Postmodern Archipelago (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Being Gardner Dozois (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hope-in-the-Mist (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction Anthology Books

The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 2 (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 3 (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 4 (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 5 (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 6 (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 7 (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 8 (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 9 (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 10 (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Gorel of Goliris Books

(with , Mike Resnick, Michael Bishop, , , , Eric Brown, , , , Neal Barrett Jr., , , , Thomas Olde Heuvelt, , , , , Simon Unsworth)

Gorel and the Pot-Bellied God (By: ) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unfit for Eden: A Postscripts Anthology 26/27 (With: ,Mike Resnick,Michael Bishop,,,,Eric Brown,,,,Neal Barrett Jr.,,,,Thomas Olde Heuvelt,,,,,Simon Unsworth) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Memoryville Blues: A Postscripts Anthology 30/31 (By: ) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Gods Kiss (By: ) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2015 Edition (By: ) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Year's Best Science Fiction Books

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anthology series.Numerous authors.

Publication Order of Year's Best Fantasy Books

Year's Best Fantasy (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best Fantasy (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best Fantasy 2 (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best Fantasy 3 (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best Fantasy 4 (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best Fantasy 5 (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best Fantasy 6 (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best Fantasy 7 (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best Fantasy 8 (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best Fantasy 9 (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Anthologies

Magicats!(1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sixth Omni Book of Science Fiction(1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection(1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Terry's Universe: Science fiction's finest writers join in honoring the memory of Terry Carr(1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Seventh Omni Book of Science Fiction(1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slow Dancing Through Time(1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Starlight 1(1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Modern Classics of Fantasy(1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection(1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Good New Stuff(1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 35 (2001)(2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection(2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fiction Factory(2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best SF 11(2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of the Best, Vol 2(2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unfit for Eden: A Postscripts Anthology 26/27(2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sword & Sorcery Anthology(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rogues(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Far Voyager: A Postcripts Anthology 32/33(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction September/October 2017(2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 38, May 2019(2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The 2020 Look at Space Opera Book(2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Michael Swanwick Books, You’ll Love…

The Iron Dragon’s Daughter is the first in a series that combines cyberpunk with dystopic fantasy. Jane is a changeling who is trapped in a factory run by aristocratic high elves. The factory puts underage people to work and Jane is the only human. They are building cybernetic, magical dragons that are weaponized for war. The book takes place against a dystopic mindscape of dark challenges and class struggles. The dragon Melanchton is tempting Jane with the promise of freedom that will lead her into a daring escape. An escape that will shake the foundations of existence.

Swanwick’s Nebula award-winning novel was Stations of the Tide. The Jubilee Tides are a once-in-two-centuries cataclysm that threaten to drown the continents of planet Miranda. That is the least of their worries though as their is an even greater catastrophe looming. The Bureau of Proscribed Technologies has sent someone to investigate and he finds that Gregorian has come, a genius renegade scientist and charismatic bush wizard. He plans to remake the world in his own evil image and to force whatever is in his way to bend to his will.

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