Author Biography and Bibliography
Lucius Shepard burst onto the science fiction and fantasy scene in the early 1980s and became one of the most prolific and influential writers of that decade. In 1987 he won the Nebula Award for his novella "R&R," in 1988 he won the World Fantasy Award for the collection The Jaguar Hunter, in 1992 he won the World Fantasy Award for the collection The Ends of the Earth, in 1993 he won the Hugo Award for his novella Barnacle Bill the Spacer, and in 2003 he won the Theodore Sturgeon Award for his novella Over Yonder. He is the author of three novels: Green Eyes, an sf/zombie novel; Life During Wartime; and The Golden, a brilliantly fresh take on the vampire. His collection Beast of the Heartland was published in the UK as Barnacle Bill the Spacer. Four Walls Eight Windows reissued The Jaguar Hunter, containing a previously uncollected novella, "Radiant Green Star," winner of the Locus award. His short novel, Valentine, was published by Four Walls Eight Windows in 2002. Upcoming are the novel Colonel Rutherford's Colt, a novella collection tentatively titled Trujillo, and a collection of mixed non-fiction and fiction, Two Trains Running.
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