Books & Short Stories
The Water Knife (Expected publication Spring 2015, Knopf) – A story of climate change, drought, and water politics set in the American Southwest, loosely based in the same world as the short story “The Tamarisk Hunter.”
Zombie Baseball Beatdown (2013, Little, Brown Books) – Something is rotten at Milow Meat Solutions. Rabi, Miguel and Joe seek to discover its source, before the apocalypse destroys their small town.
“Simultaneously smart, funny, and icky, this book asks a tough question: Is it worth looking the other way in order to save yourself?” — Booklist
The Drowned Cities (2012, Little, Brown Books) – Mahlia and Mouse struggle to survive in the war-torn territories of the Drowned Cities but when a bio-engineered half-man crashes into their lives, their fragile existence is threatened.
Los Angels Times Book Prize Finalist
Ship Breaker (2010, Little, Brown Books) – Nailer Lopez labors as a scavenger of the Accelerated Age, tearing apart ancient oil tankers and freighters. When a hurricane-wrecked clipper ship washes onto his shores, he’s faced with a deadly choice.
National Book Award Finalist, Michael L Printz Award Winner, LOCUS Award Winner
The Windup Girl (2009, Night Shade Books) – Anderson Lake is a company man, AgriGen’s man in Thailand…
Hugo Award Winner, Nebula Award Winner, John W. Campbell Award Winner, LOCUS Award Winner, TIME Magazine Top Ten Books of the Year
Pump Six and Other Stories (2008, Night Shade Books) – Paolo Bacigalupi’s debut collection demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Includes most of his short stories to date, plus a new original for the collection. The Locus Award-winning collection includes stories which have received 3 Hugo Award nominations, 1 Nebula Award nomination, won the Theodore Sturgeon Award, the Locus Award and the Asimov’s Readers Choice Award.
Complete List of Short Stories
All of the short stories listed below, with the exception of “The Alchemist” and “The Gambler”, can by found in Pump Six and Other Stories.
“The Gambler” – October 2008, Fast Forward 2
Hugo Award Finalist
Year’s Best Science Fiction 26th Annual Collection
The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Of The Year Volume 3
“The Tamarisk Hunter” — June 26, 2006, High Country News
“The People of Sand and Slag” — February 2004, Fantasy & Science Fiction
Science Fiction: The Best of 2004
Year’s Best Science Fiction 22nd Annual Collection.
Hugo Award Finalist
Nebula Award Finalist
“The Fluted Girl” — June 2003, Fantasy & Science Fiction
Science Fiction: The Best of 2003
Year’s Best Science Fiction 21st Annual Collection.
Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror 17th Annual Collection.
Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award Finalist