(Bio, Interviews, Photos)
Paolo Bacigalupi’s writing has appeared in WIRED Magazine, High Country News, Salon.com, OnEarth Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. His short fiction been anthologized in various “Year’s Best” collections of short science fiction and fantasy, nominated for three Nebula Awards, four Hugo Awards, and won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for best sf short story of the year. His short story collection PUMP SIX AND OTHER STORIES was a 2008 Locus Award winner for Best Collection and also named a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly
His debut novel THE WINDUP GIRL was named by TIME Magazine as one of the ten best novels of 2009, and also won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, Compton Crook, and John W. Campbell Memorial Awards. Internationally, it has won the Seiun Award (Japan), The Ignotus Award (Spain), The Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis (Germany), and the Prix Planète-SF des Blogueurs (France).
His debut young adult novel, SHIP BREAKER, was a Micheal L. Printz Award Winner, and a National Book Award Finalist.
His most recent novel, THE DROWNED CITIES was a 2012 Kirkus Reviews Best of YA Book, A 2012 VOYA Perfect Ten Book, and 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist.
He currently lives in Western Colorado with his wife and son, where he is working on a new novel.
Interviews & Profiles
Paolo Bacigalupi on Writing Political Sci-Fi for Young Adults — WIRED, July 2012
War, Killer Children, and More: An Interview with Paolo Bacigalupi — Tor.com, May 2012
Why The Hunger Games is No Climate Parable — Grist Magazine, April 2012
Q & A with Paolo Bacigalupi — Publisher’s Weekly, April 2012
This is What It Takes to Write a Novel — TIME.com, September 2010
Sci-fi phenom Paolo Bacigalupi has seen the future — and it’s scary as hell — Westword, May 2010
Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy (podcast) Jan 2010
Grist Magazine Feb 2008
Locus Magazine July 2007
Sci Fi Wire July 2006
The Mumpsimus Sept. 2004
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