Author Biography and Bibliography


The Starry Rift, Tor, 1986

Tales from the Quintana Roo, Arkham House, 1986 (1987 World Fantasy Award for Best Collection)

Brightness Falls from the Air, Tor, 1985


Ten Thousand Light Years from Home, Ace, 1973

Warm Worlds and Otherwise, Ballantine, 1975

Star Songs of the Old Primate, Ballantine, 1978

Up the Walls of the World, Berkley, 1978

Out of the Everywhere and Other Extraordinary Visions, Ballantine, 1981

Byte Beautiful: Eight Science Fiction Stories, 1986

Crown of Stars, Tor, 1988

The Girl Who Was Plugged In, Tor, 1989 (Double with Vonda McIntyre's Screwfly)

Houston, Houston, Do You Read?, Tor, 1989 (Double with Joanna Russ' Souls)

Her Smoke Rose Up Forever: The Great Years of James Tiptree, Jr., Arkham House, 1990

Meet Me at Infinity, Tor, 2000

Short fiction (by magazine or anthology):

Aurora: Beyond Equality, Eds. McIntyre/Anderson, 1976

"Houston, Houston, Do you Read?" (1976 Nebula for best novella; 1977 Hugo for best novella)

"Your Faces, O My Sisters! Your Faces Filled of Light!"

The Alien Condition, Ed. Goldin, 1973

"Love is the Plan, the Plan is Death"

Again, Dangerous Visions, Ed. Harlan Ellison, 1972

"The Milk of Paradise"

Amazing Stories

"I'm Too Big But I Love to Play," Mar. 1970

"The Peacefulness of Vivyan," Jul. 1971

"The Man Who Walked Home," May 1972

"On the Last Afternoon," Nov. 1972

"Please Don't Play with the Time Machine," Summer-Fall 1998

Analog Science Fiction

"Birth of a Salesman," Mar. 1968

"The Screwfly Solution," Jun. 1977, as Raccoona Sheldon (1977 Nebula for best novella)

Asimov's Science Fiction

"Lirios: A Tale of the Quintana Roo" (aka "What Came Ashore at Lirios"), Sep. 1981.

"All This and Heaven Too," Mid-Dec. 1985

"Collision," May 1986

"Yanqui Doodle," Jul. 1987

"This Neat Sheet," Oct.-Nov. 1996 (poem)

"The Earth Doth Like a Snake Renew," May 1988, as Raccoona Sheldon

Crown of Stars, Ed. Tiptree, 1988

"Come Live With Me"

Dispatches from the Frontiers of the Female Mind, Eds. Green/LeFanu, 1985

"Morality Meat," as Raccoona Sheldon

Fantastic Stories of Imagination

"Fault," Aug. 1968

"Forever to a Hudson Bay Blanket," Aug. 1972

Final Stage, Eds. Ferman/Malzberg, 1974

"Her Smoke Rose Up Forever"

Future Power, Eds. Dann/Dozois, 1976

"She Waits for All Men Born"

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

"Painwise," Feb. 1972

"And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side," Mar. 1972

"The Women Men Don't See," Dec. 1973

"The Boy Who Waterskied to Forever," Oct. 1982

"Beyond the Dead Reef," Jan. 1983 (1984 Locus Award for best short story)

"The Only Neat Thing to Do," Oct. 1985 (1986 Locus Award for best novella)

"Good Night, Sweethearts," Mar. 1986

"Our Resident Djinn," Oct. 1986

"In Midst of Life," Nov. 1987

"The Color of Neanderthal Eyes," May 1988


"A Day Like Any Other," Jul. 1973


"Faithful to Thee, Terra, in Our Fashion," Jan. 1969 (as "Parimutuel Planet")

"The Last Flight of Dr. Ain," Mar. 1969

"Beam Us Home,"Apr. 1969

"Mother in the Sky with Diamonds," Mar. 1971

"Beaver Tears," May 1976, as Raccoona Sheldon

Generation, Ed. Gerrold, Dell, 1972


"Through a Lass Darkly"

Heavy Metal

"The Star-Death of Margaret Omali," May 1977

Interfaces, Eds. Le Guin/Kidd, 1980

"Slow Music"


"Press Until the Bleeding Stops," 1975, as Raccoona Sheldon

"Painwise in Yucatan," 1976, as Raccoona Sheldon

The New Atlantis, Ed. Robert Silverberg, 1975

"A Momentary Taste of Being"

New Dimensions anthologies, Ed. Robert Silverberg

"All Kinds of Yes," ND 2, 1972 (as "Filomena & Greg & Rikki-Tikki & Barlow & the Alien.")

"The Girl Who Was Plugged In," ND 3,1973 (1974 Hugo for best novella)

"The Psychologist Who Wouldn't Do Awful Things to Rats," ND 6, 1976

Nova 2, Ed. Harrison, 1972

"And I Have Come Upon This Place by Lost Ways"

Out of the Everywhere and Other Extraordinary Visions, Ed. Tiptree, 1981

"Out of the Everywhere"

"With Delicate Mad Hands"

Protostars, Eds. Gerrold/Goldin 1971

"I'll Be Waiting for You When the Swimming Pool is Empty"

Worlds of If

"Mama Come Home," Jun. 1968 (as "The Mother Ship")

"Help," Oct. 1968 (as "Pupa Knows Best")

"Happiness Is a Warm Spaceship," Nov. 1969

"The Nightblooming Saurian," May 1970

"Angel Fix," Aug. 1984


"We Who Stole the Dream," No. 7, 1978

"Excursion Fare," No. 7, 1981

Synergy 2, Ed. Zebrowski, 1988

"Backward, Turn Backward"

Universe 17, Ed. Terry Carr, 1987

"Second Going"


"The Snows are Melted, The Snows are Gone," Nov. 1969

Worlds of Fantasy

"Last Night and Every Night," No. 2, 1970

"The Man Doors Said Hello To," Winter 1970-71