Pseudonyms: James Lawson, George Lucas
Born: November 18, 1946 New York City, New York, USA
First Published Short Story: A Lovecraftian letter in the 1968 issue of The Arkham Collector magazine
First Published Novel: In 1972 by Ballantine Books, The Tar-Aiym Krang
Author's Homepage:
The Damned
1991A Call to Arms
1992The False Mirror
1993The Spoils of War

Dinotopia based on James Gurney's Dinotopia series
1996Dinotopia Lost
1999The Hand of Dinotopia

The Humanx Commonwealth
2002Diuturnity's Dawn
2002 The Founding of the Commonwealth (omnibus of 3 above)
1972The Tar-Aiym Krang
1977The End of the Matter
1977Orphan Star
1983For Love of Mother-Not
1988Flinx in Flux
2002"Sideshow" from the anthology Impossible Places
2003Flinx's Folly
2004Sliding Scales
2005Running From the Deity
2006Trouble Magnet
2008Flinx Transcendent
1979Mission to Moulokin
1987The Deluge Drivers
2007"Chilling" from the anthology The Best of Jim Baen's Universe edited by Eric Flint
1972"The Emoman" from the magazine Worlds of IF
1978"Snake Eyes" from the anthology Stellar 4 edited by Judy-Lynn del Ray
1982Nor Crystal Tears
1984Voyage to the City of the Dead
1985Sentenced to Prism
1997The Howling Stones
2003Drowning World
2006"Mid-Death" from the anthology Forbidden Planets edited by Marvin Kaye
2006"Perception" from the anthology Firebirds Rising edited by Sharyn November
2007"Growth" from the anthology Exceptions to Reality edited by
1985A Guide to the Commonwealth: The Official Guide to Alan Dean Foster's Humanx Commonwealth Universe by Robert Teague & Michael Goodwin

Journeys of the Catechist
1998Carnivores of Light and Darkness
1999Into the Thinking Kingdoms
2000A Triumph of Souls
2000 Journeys of the Catechist (omnibus of 2 above)

1983Spellsinger at the Gate
1983 Spellsinger - First half of Spellsinger at the Gate
1984 The Hour of the Gate - Second half of Spellsinger at the Gate
1984The Day of the Dissonance
1985 Season of the Spellsong (omnibus of 3 above)
1984The Moment of the Magician
1985The Paths of the Perambulator
1986The Time of the Transference
1987 Spellsinger's Scherzo (omnibus of 3 above)
1993Son of Spellsinger
1994Chorus Skating
2004"Serenade" from the anthology Masters of Fantasy edited by Bill Fawcett & Brian Thomsen

2004Lost and Found
2005The Light-Years Beneath My Feet
2006The Candle of Distant Earth
2006 The Taken Trilogy (omnibus of 3 above)

1974Luana unproduced movie
1974Dark Star
1976Star Wars as by George Lucas
1980The Black Hole
1981Clash of the Titans
1982The Thing
1984The Last Starfighter
1984Shadowkeep computer game by Trillium
1985Pale Rider
1988Alien Nation
1996The Dig computer game by LucasArts Entertainment
2004The Chronicles of Riddick
unpublishedMaude (written 1974)
1992Alien 3
1993 The Complete Alien Omnibus (omnibus of 3 above)
1974Star Trek Log One
"Beyond the Farthest Star", "Yesteryear", "One of Our Planets is Missing"
1974Star Trek Log Two
"The Survivor", "The Lorelei Signal", "The Infinite Vulcan"
1975Star Trek Log Three
"Once Upon a Planet", "Mudd's Passion", "The Magicks of Megas Tu"
1975Star Trek Log Four
"The Terratin Incident", "Time Trap", "More Tribbles, More Troubles"
1975Star Trek Log Five
"The Ambergris Element", "Pirates of Orion", "Jihad"
1976Star Trek Log Six
"Albatross", "The Practical Joker", "How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth"
1976Star Trek Log Seven
"The Counter-Clock Incident"
1976Star Trek Log Eight
"The Eye of the Beholder"
1977Star Trek Log Nine
1978Star Trek Log Ten
"Slaver Weapon"

1977With Friends Like These... (12 stories)
"With Friends Like These..." 1970 "Some Notes Concerning a Green Box" 1971 "Why Johnny Can't Speed" 1971 "The Emoman" 1972
"Space Opera" 1973 "The Empire of T'ang Lang" 1973 "A Miracle of Small Fishes" 1974 "Dream Done Green" 1974
"He" 1976 "Polonaise" 1975 "Wolfstroker" 1977 "Ye Who Would Sing" 1976
1984...Who Needs Enemies? (12 stories)
"Swamp Planet Christmas" 1976 "Snake Eyes" 1978 "Bystander" 1978 "What Do the Simple Folk Do...?" 1979
"Gift of a Useless Man" 1979 "Surfeit" 1982 "The Dark Light Girl" 1981 "Instant With Loud Voices" 1982
"Communication" 1981 "The Last Run" 1982 "Wu-Ling's Folly" 1982 "Village of the Chosen" 1983
1990The Metrognome and Other Stories (15 stories)
"Operator Assisted Calls Are Charged at a Higher Rate" 1983 "The Metrognome" 1979 "Thrust" 1979 "Pipe Dream" 1973
"Mother Thunder" 1983 "The Chair" with Jane Cozart 1979 "The Inheritance" 1981 "Running" 1983
"Unamusing" 1984 "The Thunderer" 1987 "Pleistosport" 1986 "Norg Gleeble Gop" 1987
"Batrachian" 1985 "The Tessellated Tetrahexahedral Yellow Rose of Texas" 1990 "Collectible" 1985
1995Montezuma Strip (5 stories)
"Sanctuary" 1988 "Heartwired" 1992 "Gagrito" 1993
"Hellado" 1993 "Our Lady of the Machine" 1994
1996Mad Amos (10 stories)
"Wu-Ling's Folly" 1982 "Ferrohippus" 1984 "Witchen Woes" 1983 "Jackalope" 1989
"The Chrome Comanche" 1990 "Agrarian Deform" 1991 "Having Words" 1992 "What You See..." 1992
"Neither a Borrower Be..." "The Purl of the Pacific" 1995
2002Impossible Places (19 stories)
"Lay Your Head on My Pilose" 1992 "Diesel Dream" 1991 "Lethal Perspective" 1992 "Laying Veneer" 1993
"Betcha Can't Eat Just One" 1993 "Fitting Time" 1994 "We Three Kings" 1993 "NASA Sending Addicts to Mars! Giant Government Coverup Revealed!" 1994
"Empowered" 1995 "The Kiss" 1995 "The Impossible Place" 1996 "The Boy Who Was a Sea" 1997
"Undying Iron" 1997 "The Question" 1998 "The Kindness of Strangers" 1998 "Pein bek Longpela Telimpon" 1999
"Suzy Q" 1999 "The Little Bits That Count" 1999 "Sideshow" 2002
2007Exceptions to Reality ( stories)
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1991Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves edited by Alan Dean Foster & Martin H. Greenberg (18 stories)
"As Is" by Robert Silverberg "The Same to You Doubled" by Robert Sheckley "The Egg of the Glak" by Harvey Jacobs "Beibermann's Soul" by Mike Resnick
"Thimgs" by Theodore R. Cogswell "Ms. Lipshutz and the Goblin" by Marvin Kaye "Unferno" by George Alec Effinger "Unicorn Variations" by Roger Zelazny
"Yes Sir, That's My" by Daniel P. Dern "Please Stand By" by Ron Goulart "Bottle Party" by John Collier "My Mother Was a Witch" by William Tenn
"Djinn, No Chaser" by Harlan Ellison "Up the Wall" by Esther M. Friesner "Trouble With Water" by Horace L. Gold "Savage Breasts" by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
"Or the Grasses Grow" by Avram Davidson "Snulbug" by Anthony Boucher
1993Betcha Can't Read Just One edited by Alan Dean Foster & Martin H. Greenberg (16 stories)
"The Wicked Old Witch" by George Alec Effinger "Talk Radio" by Jack McDevitt "Deal With the Devil" by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
"Final Solution" by Mike Resnick "Rainy Day in Halicarnassus" by R.A. Lafferty "You Should Pardon Me, I'm Not Making This Up" by Tobias Grace
"When the Ego Alters" by Laura Resnick "Sikander Khan" by Margaret Ball "Betcha Can't Eat Just One" by Alan Dean Foster
"New Hope For Denture Wearers" by Ron Goulart "Small Miracles, Part II: That's the Way the Golem Crumbles" by Mel Gilden "The Smart Sword" by Edward Wellen
"Yeti" by Wolfgang Jeschke translated by Sally Schiller & Anne Calveley "Demons Aren't a Girl's Best Friend" by Greg Costikyan
"The Broad in the Bronze Bra" by Esther Friesner "The Final Apprentice" by Steve Rasnic Tem

Other Works
1978Star Wars: Splinter of the Mind's Eye
1983The Man Who Used the Universe
1984The I Inside
1986Into the Out Of
1987Glory Lane
1988Outer Heat
1988To the Vanishing Point
1990Cyber Way
1995Design For Great-Day with Eric Frank Russell (expansion of his 1953 novella)
1995Life Form
1996Jed the Dead
1996Voyage of the Basset with James Christensen & Renwick St. James (art book)
2001Kingdoms of Light
2001Primal Shadows
2002The Mocking Program
2002Star Wars: The Approaching Storm
2007Transformers: Ghosts of Yesterday
1976"The Horror on the Beach" from the anthology The New Lovecraft Circle edited by Robert M. Price
1987"The Right Shuttle" from the magazine Amazing Volume 62 #1
1988"Dance on a Forgotten Shore" with Sally McBride from the magazine Fantasy & Science Fiction Volume 74 #4
1995"Derivatives and Futures -- A Non-Financial Prospectus" from the anthology L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume XI edited by Dave Wolverton
1997"Silent Songs in Stone" from the magazine Pirate Writings Volume 5 #1
1997"White Hole" from the magazine Absolute Magnitude #8
1998"Procrastinator" from the anthology The Crow: Shattered Lives & Broken Dreams edited by J. O'Barr & Ed Kramer
2000"At Sea" from the anthology Warrior Fantastic edited by Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
2000"Chauna" from the anthology Far Frontiers edited by Martin H. Greenberg & Larry Segriff
2000"The Muffin Migration" from the anthology Star Colonies edited by Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
2001"The Killing of Bad Bull" from the anthology The Mutant Files edited by Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
2001"Wait-a-While" from the magazine Realms of Fantasy Volume 7 #6
2001"The Short, Labored Breath of Time" from the magazine Darkling Plain Volume 1 #2
2002"A Fatal Exception Has Occurred At..." from the anthology Children of Cthulhu edited by John Pelan & Benjamin Adams
2002"Basted" from the anthology Pharaoh Fantastic edited by Martin H. Greenberg & Brittiany A. Koren
2004"Redundancy" from the anthology Space Stations edited by Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
2004"Panhandler" from the anthology Little Red Riding Hood in the Big Bad City edited by Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
2004"Two Cents Worth" from the magazine Weird Tales Volume 60 #4
2004"The White Hotel" from the magazine Fantastic Stories of the Imagination #25
2004"Unvasion" from the magazine Absolute Magnitude
2005"Ali Babette" from the anthology Magic Tails edited by Martin H. Greenberg & Janet Pack
2005"The Last Akialoa" from the magazine Fantasy & Science Fiction #645
2006"The Man Who Knew Too Much" from the anthology Futureshocks edited by Lou Anders
2006"Mr. Death Goes to Washington" from the anthology Children of Magic edited by Martin H. Greenberg & Kerrie Hughes
2006"Venting" from the anthology Slipstreams edited by Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers (an Amos Malone story)
2006"Food Fight" from the anthology Fantasy Gone Wrong edited by Martin H. Greenberg & Brittiany A. Koren
2007"Unnatural" from the anthology Army of the Fantastic edited by John Marco & John Helfers

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