Paul Di Filippo's More Plumage from Pegasus will appear in the fall of 2013 (PS Publishing) as will his thirteenth story collection, Wikiworld And Other Imaginary Latitudes (Chizine Press). The title story appeared in the 2008 Science Fiction: the Best of the Year (Horton, ed.). His first anthology, Freaks in a Box: The Myths of Media, includes stories by the likes of Ballard and Gibson and appears next month from NonStop Press. While they wait for these, readers might enjoy venting steam about why their favorite book was omitted from Science Fiction: The 101 Best Novels 1985-2010, co-authored with Damien Broderick as a companion to David Pringle's 1984 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels, and published by NonStop last month.
The new collection follows The Steampunk Trilogy (Four Walls Eight Windows, 1995; Locus finalist), Ribofunk (Four Walls Eight Windows, 1996), Destroy All Brains! (Pirate Writings, 1996), Fractal Paisleys (Four Walls Eight Windows, 1997; World Fantasy finalist; includes "Lennon Spex," 1992 Nebula short story finalist, and "The Double Felix," Britsh SF short fiction winner), Lost Pages (Four Walls Eight Windows, 1998; Philip K. Dick runner-up; includes "Campbell's World," 1993 SF Chronicle short story finalist, and "Alice, Alfie, Ted and the Aliens," 1997 Tiptree finalist), Strange Trades (Golden Gryphon, 2001; includes "Kid Charlemagne," 1987 Nebula short story finalist, and "Karuna, Inc.," 2002 World Fantasy novella finalist), Little Doors (Four Walls Eight Windows, 2002; includes "Singing Each to Each," 2000 British SF short fiction finalist), Babylon Sisters and Other Posthumans (Prime, 2002; includes "Mudpuppy Goes to Town," 1994 British SF short fiction finalist), Neutrino Drag (Four Walls Eight Windows, 2004; title story from the 19th the Year's Best Science Fiction, Dozois, ed.), The Emperor of Gondwanaland and Other Stories (Thunder's Mouth, 2005; includes "Ailoura" from Year's Best SF 8, Hartwell and Cramer, eds., "And the Dish Ran Away With the Spoon" from the 21st Dozois Year's Best, "Sisyphyus and the Stranger" from the 22nd , and the title story from the 2006 Fantasy: The Best of the Year, Horton, ed.), Shuteye for the Timebroker (Thunder's Mouth, 2006), and Harsh Oases (PS, 2009; includes "The Singularity Needs Women!", 2006 Locus novelette finalist, and "Femaville 29" from the 20th Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, Datlow, Grant, and Link, eds.). His novella A Year in the Linear City (PS, 2002) was a Hugo, World Fantasy, Sturgeon, and Locus finalist.
He's also written novels: Ciphers (Cambrian/Permeable, 1997), Joe's Liver (Cambrian, 2000), A Mouthful of Tongues (Cosmos, 2002), Fuzzy Dice (PS, 2003), Spondulix (Cambrian, 2004), Harp, Pipe, and Symphony (Prime, 2004), Creature from the Black Lagoon: Time's Black Lagoon (2006), Roadside Bodhisattva (PS, 2010), and Cosmocopia (Borgo, 2011). With Michael Bishop he wrote a pair of mysteries as by "Philip Lawson": Would It Kill You to Smile? (Longstreet, 1998) and Muskrat Courage (St. Martin's, 2000), the two combined as Families are Murder: the Complete Will Keats (PointBlank, 2005).
Plumage from Pegasus (Cosmos Books, 2006) collects his long-running satiric/parodic F&SF column. As yet uncollected are his many, many reviews, such as his "Terminal Lunch" column in SF Eye (1988-1997), his contributions to "On Books" in Asimov's (1994-present) and "Curiosities" in F&SF (1999-present), or his most recent work for The Barnes & Noble Review.
Paul lives in Providence, RI with his partner of nearly forty years, Deborah Newton.