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Daryl Gregory

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Name  Daryl Gregory
Role  Author
Awards  Crawford Award

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Nominations  Nebula Award for Best Novella
Books  Harrison Squared, The Devil's Alphabet, Pandemonium, Afterparty, Planet of the Apes Vol 2: Th

Daryl gregory reads his short story persistence at tuesday funk 48


Daryl Gregory (born 1965) is an American science fiction, fantasy and comic book author. Gregory is a 1988 alumnus of the Michigan State University Clarion science fiction workshop, and won the 2009 Crawford Award for his novel Pandemonium.

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Personal life

Daryl Gregory was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, with his two sisters. He graduated from Illinois State University in 1987 with majors in English and theater. That same year, he married Kathleen Bieschke. After graduation, he taught high school in Michigan for three years, before moving to Salt Lake City, when Bieschke got a job at University of Utah. Bieschke then was hired by Penn State, and the couple moved to State College, where Gregory was employed by Minitab. Gregory has two adult children, Emma and Ian. Now divorced and writing full-time, Gregory moved in 2016 to Oakland, California, where he lives with his partner Liza Groen Trombi, who is the Locus Magazine Publisher and Editor in Chief.

Career

Gregory's first sale was to the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1990, the short story "In the Wheels". His first novel, Pandemonium, was published by Del Rey Books in 2008, for which he won the 2009 Crawford Award for best first fantasy book. Pandemonium was also nominated for the World Fantasy Award, the Mythopoeic Awards and the Shirley Jackson Award. His second novel, The Devil's Alphabet was published by Del Rey Books in 2009. The Devil's Alphabet was named one of the best books of 2009 by Publishers Weekly. It was additionally nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award in 2010. In 2011, his third novel, Raising Stony Mayhall, was published and was named one of the best science fiction books of the year by Library Journal The same year, a short story collection entitled Unpossible and Other Stories was published by Fairwood Press. Publishers Weekly named Unpossible one of the five best science fiction books of the year.

Gregory was hired by Boom! Studios in 2010 to co-write Dracula: Company of Monsters with Kurt Busiek. He was additionally hired to write the Planet of the Apes tie-in comic starting in August 2011. IDW hired Gregory to write The Secret Battles of Genghis Khan, a stand-alone graphic novel published in March 2013.

Neuro-SF novel Afterparty was published by Tor Books in April 2014 and picked up by Titan Books in the UK. The novella "We Are All Completely Fine", published by Tachyon Publications in August, 2014, was a Nebula Award finalist, and won the 2015 World Fantasy Award for Best Novella, as well as the Shirley Jackson Award . Gregory also published a young-adult novel, Harrison Squared (Tor Books), in March 2015, with forthcoming sequels to appear in 2018.

Upcoming literary speculative novel Spoonbenders will by published by Knopf on June 27, 2017. Spoonbenders is being developed for television by Paramount Television and Anonymous Content.

References

Daryl Gregory Wikipedia


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