Michael Swanwick is one of the most honored writers of his generation. His novels include In the Drift (Ace, 1985); Vacuum Flowers (Arbor, 1987); Nebula and SF Chronicle winner, New York Times Notable Book, and Hugo, Campbell Memorial, and Arthur C. Clarke finalist Stations of the Tide (Morrow, 1991); Hugo, Nebula, and SF Chronicle novella finalist Griffin's Egg (Legend/St. Martin's, 1991); World Fantasy and Arthur C. Clarke finalist The Iron Dragon's Daughter (Millenium/AvoNova, 1993); The Dragons of Babel (Tor, 2008); Hugo, British SF, and Sidewise finalist Jack Faust (Avon, 1997); Hugo, Nebula, and Campbell Memorial finalist Bones of the Earth (Eos/HarperTorch, 2002); Campbell Memorial finalist Dancing with Bears (NightShade, 2011); Chasing the Phoenix (Tor, 2015); The Iron Dragon’s Mother (Tor, 2019); and, with Gardner Dozois, City Under the Stars (Tor.com, 2020).
Collections include Gravity's Angels (Arkham, 1991), World Fantasy finalist A Geography of Unknown Lands (Tigereyes, 1997), Locus winner Tales of Old Earth (North Atlantic, 2000), Moon Dogs (NESFA, 2000), The Dog Said Bow-Wow (Tachyon, 2007), The Best of Michael Swanwick (Subterranean, 2008), and Not So Much, Said the Cat (Tachyon, 2016). Also numerous flash fiction chapbooks, including those from Dragonstairs Press, his wife Marianne Porter’s nanopress.
Swanwick has won five Hugo Awards, a World Fantasy Award, and a Theodore Sturgeon Award for short fiction. In 2021, he received the Aelita Award for lifetime achievement.
Nonfiction includes The Postmodern Archipelago (Tachyon, 1997), Locus winner and Hugo finalist Being Gardner Dozois (Old Earth, 2001), What Can Be Saved from the Wreckage?: James Branch Cabell in the Twenty-First Century (Temporary Culture, 2007), and Hugo finalist Hope-in-the-Mist: The Extraordinary Career and Mysterious Life of Hope Mirrlees (Temporary Culture, 2009).
Social media are: webpage: www.michaelswanwick.com, blog: floggingbabel.blogspot.com, twitter: @michaelswanwick, facebook: Michael Swanwick.
He was a Guest of Honor at Readercon 13.