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James Blish

(James Benjamin Blish)
USA (1921 - 1975)
Husband of J A Lawrence

aka William Atheling Jr, Donald Laverty, Marcus Lyons, John MacDougal, Arthur Merlyn

Series contributed to


Anthologies edited
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by James Blish
Things (1951)
Stories for Tomorrow (1954)
Best SF (1955)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 5th Series (1956)
Get Out of My Sky (1960)
Spectrum 2 (1962)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 12th Series (1963)
Novelets of Science Fiction (1963)
Best SF 6 (1966)
Science Fiction Horizons No. 1 (1968)
Four for the Future (1969)
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder: Exploring the Craft of Science Fiction (1969)
Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume Two B (1973)
Space 1 (1973)
Again Dangerous Visions Book 2 (1973)
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1973)
The Best from Galaxy, Volume III (1975)
Antigrav: Cosmic Comedies by SF Masters (1975)
The Best Science Fiction Stories (1977)
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories (1978)
Science Fiction of the Fifties (1979)
The Science Fictional Solar System (1979)
The Great SF Stories 3: 1941 (1980)
A Century of Science Fiction 1950-1959 (1981)
The Golden Age of Science Fiction (1981)
A Treasury of Modern Fantasy (1981)
The Road to Science Fiction 4: From Here to Forever (1982)
Afterlives (1986)
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century (1987)
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories (1992)
The Norton Book of Science Fiction (1993)
The Hastur Cycle, 2nd Edition (1993)
The Ascent of Wonder (1994)
Science Fiction, Science Fact, and You (1995)
Space Movies: Classic Science Fiction Films (1995)
Tomorrow Bites (1995)
The Science Fiction Century (1997)
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats (1998)
     aka The Fantasy Hall of Fame
My Favorite Science Fiction Story (1999)
Vintage Science Fiction (1999)

Short stories
A Matter of Energy
Testament of Andros
Turn of a Century
Solar Plexus (1941)
There Shall Be No Darkness (1950)
Bridge (1952)
Surface Tension (1952)
A Case of Conscience [short story] (1953)
Common Time (1953)
Earthman, Come Home [short story] (1953)
At Death's End (1954)
Beep (1954)
Get Out of My Sky [short story] (1956)
A Work of Art [short story] (1956)
The Masks (1959)
In Tomorrow's Little Black Bag (1961)
Who's in Charge Here? (1962)
No Jokes on Mars (1965)
The Shipwrecked Hotel (1965) (with Norman L Knight)Nebula Awards (nominee)
A Hero's Life (1966)
How Beautiful with Banners (1966)
Balance of Terror (1967)
Charlie's Law (1967)
The Conscience of the King (1967)
Dagger of the Mind (1967)
Miri (1967)
The Naked Time (1967)
The Unreal McCoy (1967)
Arena (1968)
The City on the Edge of Forever (1968)
Court Martial (1968)
Errand of Mercy (1968)
Operation-Annihilate (1968)
Skysign (1968)
Space Seed (1968)
A Taste of Armageddon (1968)
Tomorrow is Yesterday (1968)
Amok Time (1969)
Assignment: Earth (1969)
The Doomsday Machine (1969)
Friday's Child (1969)
The Last Gunfight (1969)
Mirror, Mirror (1969)
The Trouble with Tribbles (1969)
More Light (1970)
We All Die Naked (1970)Hugo (nominee)
All Our Yesterdays (1971)
The Devil in the Dark (1971)
The Enterprise Incident (1971)
Journey to Babel (1971)
The Menagerie (1971)
A Piece of the Action (1971)
The Apple (1972)
By Any Other Name (1972)
Catspaw (1972)
The Changeling (1972)
The Cloud Minders (1972)
The Deadly Years (1972)
Elaan of Troyius (1972)
The Enemy Within (1972)
For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky (1972)
Getting Along (1972)
Let That Be Your Last Battlefield (1972)
The Lights of Zetar (1972)
The Mark of Gideon (1972)
Metamorphosis (1972)
The Paradise Syndrome (1972)
Requiem for Methuselah (1972)
The Savage Curtain (1972)
Spock's Brain (1972)
This Side of Paradise (1972)
The Tholian Web (1972)
Turnabout Intruder (1972)
The Way to Eden (1972)
Where No Man Has Gone Before (1972)
Who Mourns for Adonais? (1972)
Whom Gods Destroy (1972)
Wolf in the Fold (1972)
The Immunity Syndrome (1973)
Obsession (1973)
The Return of the Archons (1973)
Return to Tomorrow (1973)
That Which Survives (1973)
The Ultimate Computer (1973)
The Alternative Factor (1974)
The Empath (1974)
The Galileo Seven (1974)
The Glitch (1974) (with L Jerome Stanton)
Is There in Truth No Beauty? (1974)
The Omega Glory (1974)
A Private Little War (1974)
Bread and Circuses (1975)
Day of the Dove (1975)
Plato's Stepchildren (1975)
The Squire of Gothos (1975)
What Are Little Girls Made Of? (1975)
Wink of an Eye (1975)
And the Children Shall Lead (1977)
The Corbomite Maneuver (1977)
The Gamesters of Triskelion (1977)
Patterns of Force (1977)
Shore Leave (1977)

Hugo Best Novel winner (1959) : A Case of Conscience
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1966) : The Shipwrecked Hotel
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1969) : Black Easter: Or Faust Aleph-Null
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1970) : We All Die Naked

Books about James Blish
James Blish (1996) by Phil Stephensen-Payne
James Blish recommends
Dangerous Visions 1
Dangerous Visions 1 (1967)
Harlan Ellison
"There has never been a collection like this before."
Pstalemate (1972)
Lester del Rey
"The telepathy novel against which all others will be weighed and found wanting."

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