Howard Waldrop was a Guest of Honor at Readercon 15. His new collection is Science Guys and Cowpersons (Subterranean Press) and his next short novel will be The Moone World (Small Beer Press and Easton Press). His novels include The Texas-Israeli War: 1999 (Ballantine, 1974; co-authored with Jake Saunders); and Them Bones (Ace SF Specials, 1984; Mark V. Ziesing, 1989). Novellas and separate publications include: A Dozen Tough Jobs (Mark V. Ziesing, 1989); You Could Go Home Again (Cheap Street, 1993); Flying Saucer Rock and Roll (The National Treasure Edition; Cheap Street, 2001); A Better World's In Birth! (novelette, Golden Gryphon Press, 2003).

His collections include: Howard Who? (Small Beer Press, 2008); All About Strange Monsters of the Recent Past: Neat Stories by Howard Waldrop (Ursus Imprints, 1987); Strange Things in Close-Up: The Nearly Complete Howard Waldrop (Legend, 1989), which collects Howard Who? and All About Strange Monsters of the Recent Past in one volume; Strange Monsters of the Recent Past (Ace, 1991); Night of the Cooters: More Neat Stories (Ursus Imprints/Mark V. Ziesing, 1991); Going Home Again (St. Martin's Press, 1998); Dream Factories and Radio Pictures (Wheatland Press, 2003); Custer's Last Jump! and Other Collaborations (Golden Gryphon Press, 2003); Heart of Whitenesse (Subterranean Press, 2005); The Horse of a Different Color (That You Rode In On) / The King of Where-I-Go (WSFA Press, 2006); Things Will Never Be the Same: A Howard Waldrop Reader: Selected Short Fiction 1980–2005 (Old Earth Books, 2007); Other Worlds, Better Lives: Selected Long Fiction 1989–2003 (Old Earth Books, 2008); and Horse of a Different Color (Small Beer Press, 2011).

Waldrop is the author of a veritable plethora of short stories that have appeared in numerous anthologies and in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's Science Fiction,, and many other venues.