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Jack McDevitt


(John Charles McDevitt)
USA (1935 - )

Jack McDevitt has served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, taught English and literature, and worked for the U.S. Customs Service in North Dakota and Georgia. He lives in Georgia.
 
Anthologies edited
Going Interstellar (2012) (with Les Johnson)
Going Interstellar
 
Anthologies containing stories by Jack McDevitt
Universe 15Universe 17Full SpectrumFull Spectrum 2
Nebula Awards 24Full Spectrum 3Christmas ForeverBetcha Can't Read Just One
TimegatesIsaac Asimov's ChristmasTime Machines: The Best Time Travel Stories Ever WrittenNot of Woman Born
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons
 
Short stories
Cryptic [short story] (1983)Nebula (nominee)
Promises to Keep (1984)
Tidal Effects (1984)
In the Tower (1987)
The Fort Moxie Branch (1988)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula (nominee)
Time's Arrow (1989)
Whistle (1989)
Lake Agassiz (1991)
Midnight Clear (1993)
Talk Radio (1993)
Time Travelers Never Die [short story] (1996)Hugo (nominee)
Time Travellers Never Die (1996)Nebula (nominee)
Dead in the Water (1999)
Good Intentions (1999) (with Stanley Schmidt)Nebula (nominee)


Awards
Nebula Best Short story nominee (1984) : Cryptic [short story]
Philip K Dick Award nominee (1986) : The Hercules Text
Hugo Best Short story nominee (1989) : The Fort Moxie Branch
Nebula Best Short story nominee (1989) : The Fort Moxie Branch
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1997) : The Engines of God
Hugo nominee (1997) : Time Travelers Never Die [short story]
Nebula nominee (1997) : Time Travellers Never Die
Nebula Best Novel nominee (1998) : Ancient Shores
Nebula Best Novel nominee (1999) : Moonfall
Nebula nominee (2000) : Good Intentions
Nebula Best Novel nominee (2001) : Infinity Beach
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel winner (2004) : Omega
Nebula Best Novel nominee (2004) : Chindi
Nebula Best Novel nominee (2005) : Omega
Nebula Best Novel nominee (2006) : Polaris
Nebula Best Novel winner (2007) : Seeker
Nebula Best Novel nominee (2008) : Odyssey


Jack McDevitt recommends
Neptune Crossing
Neptune Crossing (1994)
(Chaos Chronicles, book 1)
Jeffrey A Carver
"A roaring, cross-the-solar-system adventure of the first water. This is a winner, the kind of stuff that made us all love science fiction."
Compass Reach
Compass Reach (1998)
(Secantis, book 1)
Mark W Tiedemann
"Compass Reach is a rousing, inventive, far-future adventure by one of the most distinctive new voices in the field."
To Leuchars
To Leuchars (2000)
Rick Wilber
"Wilber is a matchless storyteller. To Leuchars is science fiction with a heart."
Echoes of Earth
Echoes of Earth (2001)
(Orphans , book 1)
Shane Dix and Sean Williams
"A dazzling adventure."
Hopscotch
Hopscotch (2002)
Kevin J Anderson
"Kevin J. Anderson is in top form in Hopscotch, a rousing tale that charges hard into territory where nobody has gone before. This one may be the most original book of the year."
The Forge of Mars
The Forge of Mars (2002)
Bruce Balfour
"Rousing SF adventure."
The Wellstone
The Wellstone (2003)
(Queendom of Sol, book 2)
Wil McCarthy
"Wil McCarthy is one of the best hard Science Fiction writers in the business."
City of Pearl
City of Pearl (2004)
(Wess'Har, book 1)
Karen Traviss
"A stellar debut."
Emissaries from the Dead
Emissaries from the Dead (2008)
(Andrea Cort, book 1)
Adam-Troy Castro
"The ultimate high-wire thriller."
Transcendence
Transcendence (2010)
Christopher McKitterick
"Riveting."



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