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Tachyon Publications

Tachyon Publications
Tachyon Publications
Founded 1995
Founder Jacob Weisman
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location San Francisco
Fiction genres Science fiction, Fantasy
Official website .com.tachyonpublicationswww

Tachyon Publications is an independent press specializing in science fiction and fantasy books. Founded in San Francisco in 1995 by Jacob Weisman, Tachyon books have tended toward high-end literary works, short story collections, and anthologies.

In 2013, Tachyon's publication After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall by Nancy Kress won the Nebula Award and Locus Award for best novella.[1] Also in 2013, Tachyon's publication of The Emperor's Soul by Brandon Sanderson won the Hugo Award for best novella.[2]

From 1992-1994, Weisman also published Thirteenth Moon magazine, which featured short stories, poetry and essays by authors including Vicki Aron, Michael Astrov, M.J. Atkins, Simon Baker, Michael Bishop, Fred Branfman, Lela E. Buis, Paul Di Filippo, Linda Dunn, Alma Garcia, Lisa Goldstein, Brice Gorman, John Grey, Eva Hauser, Deborah Hunt, Knute Johnson, Lewis Jordan, Ursula K. Le Guin, Mary Soon Lee, Pamela Lovell, David Nemec, Lyn Nichols, Robert Patrick, David Sandner, Brian Skinner, Lia Smith, P. Stillman, Rob Sullivan, Pat Toomay, Inti Valverde, Peter Weverka and Wayne Wightman.[3]

Books published

The following books have been published by Tachyon Publications.[4]
Title Author
A Fine and Private Place Peter S. Beagle
A Flock of Lawn Flamingos Pat Murphy
After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall Nancy Kress
Ancient Rockets: Treasures and Trainwrecks of the Silent Screen Kage Baker
Beyond the Rift Peter Watts
Billet-doux Thomas Disch
Bob the Angry Flower: Dog Killer Stephen Notley
Booklife Jeff VanderMeer
Burn James Patrick Kelly
Can't Catch Me Michael Cadnum
Catalyst Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Cigar-Box Faust Michael Swanwick
Cold in July Joe R. Lansdale
Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future Cory Doctorow
Context: Selected Essays on Productivity, Creativity, Parenting, and Politics in the 21st Century Cory Doctorow
Crucified Dreams Joe R. Lansdale, ed.
Cultural Breaks Brian Aldiss
Dancing on Air Nancy Kress
Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror Ellen Datlow, ed.
Deadman's Crossing Joe R. Lansdale
Deadman's Road Joe R. Lansdale
Digital Rapture: The Singularity Anthology James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel, eds.
Dogs Nancy Kress
Dying (With No Apologies to Martha Stewart) Michael Arnzen
Embracing the Starlight Dave Smeds
EPIC John Joseph Adams, ed
Eyes Like Leaves Charles de Lint
Falling in Love with Hominids Nalo Hopkinson
Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel, eds.
Flaming Zeppelins Joe R. Lansdale
Future Media Rick Wilber, ed.
Futures Past A.E. van Vogt
Ganglion Wayne Wightman
Gravity's Angels Michael Swanwick
Greetings Terry Bisson
Hannu Rajaniemi: Collected Fiction Hannu Rajaniemi
Hauntings Ellen Datlow, ed.
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever James Tiptree, Jr.
Hollow World Michael J. Sullivan
I Live with You Carol Emshwiller
Instructions Bob Leman
In the Company of Thieves Kage Baker
Kafkaesque John Kessel and James Patrick Kelly, eds.
Led Astray: The Best of Kelley Armstrong Kelley Armstrong
The Line Between Peter S. Beagle
Lot and Lot's Daughter Ward Moore
Lovecraft's Monsters Ellen Datlow, ed.
Medicine Road Charles de Lint
Michael Swanwick's Field Guide to Mesozoic Megafauna Michael Swanwick
Monstrous Ellen Datlow, ed.
Neat Sheets James Tiptree, Jr.
Numbers Don't Lie Terry Bisson
Olympic Games Leslie What
Over the River and Through the Woods Clifford Simak
Portable Childhoods Ellen Klages
Portrait of Jennie Robert Nathan
Promises to Keep Charles de Lint
Reading the Bones Sheila Finch
Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel, eds.
Shambling Towards Hiroshima James Morrow
Shatterday Harlan Ellison
She Walks in Darkness Evangeline Walton
Sleight of Hand Peter S. Beagle
Slow Bullets Alastair Reynolds
Stable Strategies and Others Eileen Gunn
Stagestruck Vampires and Other Phantasms Suzy McKee Charnas
Standard Candles Jack McDevitt
Steampunk Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, eds.
Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, eds.
Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution Ann VanderMeer, ed.
Strange Itineraries Tim Powers
Super Stories of Heroes & Villains Claude Lalumière, ed.
Tales of Old Earth Michael Swanwick
The Apes of Wrath Richard Klaw, ed.
The Asimov's SF 30th Anniversary Anthology Sheila Williams, ed.
The Best of Joe R. Lansdale Joe R. Lansdale
The Best of Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock
The Best of Xero Pat & Dick Lupoff, eds.
The Apes of Wrath Richard Klaw,ed.
The Bible Repairman and Other Stories Tim Powers
The Black Flame Stanley Weinbaum
The Boss in the Wall Avram Davidson
The Cat's Pajamas James Morrow
The Cutting Room Ellen Datlow, ed.
The Dog Said Bow-Wow Michael Swanwick
The Emperor's Soul Brandon Sanderson
The Fate of Mice Susan Palwick
The First Last Unicorn Peter S. Beagle
The Good Humor Man Andrew Fox
The Great Bazaar & Brayan's Gold Peter V. Brett
The Hotel Under the Sand Kage Baker
The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1 Karen Joy Fowler, Pat Murphy, Debbie Notkin, and Jeffrey D. Smith, eds.
The James Tiptree Award Anthology 2 Karen Joy Fowler, Pat Murphy, Debbie Notkin, and Jeffrey D. Smith, eds.
The James Tiptree Award Anthology 3 Karen Joy Fowler, Pat Murphy, Debbie Notkin, and Jeffrey D. Smith, eds.
The Kosher Guide to Imaginary Animals Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
The Mortal Immortal Mary Shelley
The New Weird Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, eds.
The Postmodern Archipelago Michael Swanwick
The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche Peter S. Beagle
The Roberts Michael Blumlein
The Search for Philip K. Dick Anne R. Dick
The Secret City: A Novel Carol Emshwiller
The Secret History of Fantasy Peter S. Beagle, ed.
The Secret History of Science Fiction James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel, eds.
The Shadow Hunter Pat Murphy
The Stress of Her Regard Tim Powers
The Sword and Sorcery Anthology David G. Hartwell and Jacob Weisman, eds.
The Third Bear Jeff VanderMeer
The Treasury of the Fantastic David Sandner and Jacob Weisman eds.
The Uncertain Places Lisa Goldstein
The Urban Fantasy Anthology Peter S. Beagle & Joe R. Lansdale, eds.
The Very Best of Charles de Lint Charles de Lint
The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Gordon Van Gelder, ed.
The Very Best of Kate Elliott Kate Elliott
The Very Best of Tad Williams Tad Williams
The Very Best of W.P. Kinsella W.P. Kinsella
The Wall of America Thomas M. Disch
The Word of God Thomas M. Disch
Time Gypsy Ellen Klages
We Are All Completely Fine Daryl Gregory
We Never Talk About My Brother Peter S. Beagle
Wonders of the Invisible World Patricia A. McKillip
Year's Best Fantasy 6 David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, eds.
Year's Best Fantasy 7 David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, eds,
Year's Best Fantasy 8 David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, eds.
Yesterday's Kin Nancy Kress
Your Friendly Neighborhood Magician Peter S. Beagle


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  4. ^ Tachyon Publications complete catalogue

External links

  • Official website
  • SF in SF – Science Fiction, San Francisco – A Perfect Fit
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