Fiction since 1966. Books include:
The Committed Men, Hutchinson New Authors 1971. In Viriconium, 1982. The Ice Monkey [short stories], 1984. Viriconium Nights [short stories], 1985.
Climbers, 1989. The Luck in the Head [graphic novel with Ian Miller], 1991. The Course of the Heart, 1992. Signs of Life, 1997. Travel Arrangements [short stories], 2000. Things That Never Happen [selected short stories 1975-1998], 2002. Light, 2002. Nova Swing, 2006. Empty Space, 2012. You Should Come With Me Now [short stories], 2017. M John Harrison: Critical Essays, Gylphi, ed Williams & Bould 2019.
An as-yet-untitled selection of short stories, 1969-2016, with an introduction by Jennifer Hodgson, will be available from Comma Press in May 2020; followed on June 20th by a new novel, The Sunken Land Begins To Rise Again, from Gollancz. More details when available, here or on Twitter.
My reviews, short fiction & nonfiction have appeared in a range of venues including the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement, Time Out, Arc Magazine, New Scientist, the Independent on Sunday, the Daily Telegraph & the New York Times.
In Viriconium was nominated for the Guardian Fiction Prize, 1982. Climbers won the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature, 1989. Light shared the James Tiptree Memorial Award, 2003 [with John Kessel’s Stories for Men]. Nova Swing won the Arthur C Clarke Award, 2007 & the Philip K Dick Award, 2008. Honorary DLitt, University of Warwick, 2016. You Should Come With Me Now longlisted for the Edge Hill Prize, 2018.
Representation: Mic Cheetham at the Mic Cheetham Agency. Contact: Leave a comment here; or I’m on Twitter, @mjohnharrison.
Photo Cath Phillips, 2014