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Jonathan Strahan Books In Order

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Publication Order of Anthologies

The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction And Fantasy, Volume One(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction And Fantasy, Volume Two(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wings of Fire(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Science Fiction: The Best of 2003(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Modern Greats of Science Fiction(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Short Science Fiction Novels of the Year(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fantasy: The Best of 2004(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Science Fiction: The Best of 2004(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fantasy: The Very Best of 2005(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Science Fiction: The Very Best of 2005(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eidolon(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best Short Novels 2007(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 1(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eclipse 1(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The New Space Opera(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 2(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Starry Rift(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eclipse 2(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 3(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eclipse 3(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The New Space Opera 2(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Godlike Machines(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 4(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legends of Australian Fantasy(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Swords & Dark Magic(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eclipse Four(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Engineering Infinity(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 5(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 5(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Life on Mars(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eclipse 4(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 6(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 7(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Edge of Infinity(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fearsome Journeys(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 8(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Africa SF(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reach for Infinity(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Nine(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fearsome Magics(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 10(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Meeting Infinity(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Drowned Worlds(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bridging Infinity(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 11(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Infinity Wars(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 12(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Infinity's End(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 13(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Thirteen(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon Publishing Editorial Spotlight #5(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mission(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Made to Order(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of Dragons(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best Short Novels 2006(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction Vol. 1(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction, Volume 2(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Someone in Time: Tales of Time-Crossed Romance(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tomorrow's Parties: Life in the Anthropocene(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of Witches(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Communications Breakdown(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Adventures in Space Opera(2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Jonathan Strahan is a popular Irish-born Australian writer, who is known for writing young adult, science fiction, and fantasy stories. He is also an award-winning editor, book reviewer, podcaster, occasional publisher, critic, and anthologist. Strahan edits anthologies as a freelancer and acquires and edits fiction for Tor Publishing. He also works as a Reviews Editor for the Locus magazine. Strahan was born in 1964 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. His family relocated to Perth in Western Australia in the year 1968, where he completed his graduation. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Western Australia University in 1986. In 1990, Strahan laid the foundation of Eidolon, an Australian Journal of Science Fiction & Fantasy. He was associated with it as a co-publisher and co-editor until 1999. Strahan also co-published Eidolon Books, which published some popular authors’ works such as The Secret Life of Rubber Suit Monsters by Robin Pen, Going Home Again by Howard Waldrop, Blackwater Days by Terry Dowling, The Thorn Boy by Storm Constantine, etc.

In 1997, Strahan relocated to Oakland, California to work as an assistant editor for Locus. He was involved in writing a review column in the magazine regularly for around a year, before moving back to Australia. At the start of 1999, Strahan resumed his duties of reviewing and editing for Locus. He was then promoted to the rank of Reviews Editor in 2002. Other reviews written by Strahan have featured in Foundation, Eidolon, and Eidolon: SF Online. Some prestigious awards won by author Strahan include the Aurealis Award, William Atheling Jr. Award, World Fantasy Award, Australian National SF Convention’s Ditmar Award, Peter McNamara Achievement Award, etc. Besides, he has been nominated for the Hugo Award for as many as 14 times. The Locus Award and Aurealis Award have been won by him three times and five times respectively. In 1999, he founded the currently inactive Code Street Press.

Being a freelance editor, Strahan has edited and co-edit over 50 anthologies and 20 single-author collections of stories that have been published in the UK, US, and Australia. His association with allows him to acquire and edit original novellas and short fiction. Currently, Strahan is the producer and co-host of the Coode Street Podcast, which he co-hosts with Gary Wolfe. This podcast has received nominations for Ditmar Award, Hugo Award, and the British SF Award. The Coode Street Roundtable has been hosted by Strahan along with James Bradley and Ian Mond. Author Strahan is married to a former Managing Editor of Locus named Marianne Jablon. The couple has two daughters named Sophie and Jessica and they live together in Perth. Most of the reprint anthologies of Strahan are Best-of-the-Year compilations. His original anthologies have provided forums for significant new opportunities.

Over the years, Strahan has emerged as one of the most influential and popular anthologists of the 21st century. His work has made him popular all over the world and has won him many accolades. He is hopeful of continuing the good work for many more years to come. Strahan wishes to get the same support and love from his fans as he has been getting from them for all these years. He is grateful to each one of them for liking his work and helping them become successful. Strahan is also thankful to all the critics, who have reviewed his work genuinely and have appreciated his efforts.

A popular anthology series written and edited by author Jonathan Strahan is known as the Infinity Project series. It is comprised of a total of 7 books released between 2010 and 2018. Every book of this series traces an arc from the present time to the distant future. A well-known book of this series is entitled ‘Edge of Infinity’. It was released by the Solaris publication in 2012. This book contains contributions from authors like Pat Cadigan, Sandra McDonald, Paul McAuley, James A. Corey, Elizabeth bear, Stephen D. Covey, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Hannu Rajaniemi, Alastair Reynolds, Bruce Sterling, Gwyneth Jones, Stephen Baxter, An Owomoyela, etc.

In the first story of this anthology, the author has described a tale set in a future generation in the solar system. The story is told from the point of view of a trans-human octopus that dwells in Jupiter’s orbit and carries out mining, building, and cleaning work. Its plot revolves around stellar politics involving inner ‘Dirt’ planets and outer ‘sushi’ planets. The themes that usually feature in this story include racism and tolerance. The relaxed characterizations, jargon sprinkled atmosphere, and interesting ideas mentioned by the author have been highly appreciated by readers all over the world.

Another exciting book of this series is called ‘Reach for Infinity’. It was also published by Solaris in 2014. This original collection contains new short sci-fi works from the most exciting and biggest names in this genre. This anthology deals with the consequences faced by humanity when it reaches out into the space’s vastness. The authors who have contributed to this book other than those who contributed in the first book include Ken Macleod, Karl Schroeder, Karen Lord, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Peter Watts, Adam Roberts, Ellen Klages, Greg Egan, and several others. This book is a collection of fourteen short stories from different authors. Through this book, Strahan has tried to find a diverse range of top quality writers, who bring different perspectives, insights, and styles to this book.

Strahan’s strength lies in coming up with clear, strong, and interesting themes. This book received great support from the readers from across the globe. They liked the work of author Strahan and praised him for his excellent writing style and ideas. The short stories of all the 14 authors and their editing work by Strahan have been loved very much by the audience as well as the critics. Just like the previous two books, this book also had many takers that helped it to become successful. The book reached out to the masses both nationally and internationally. Its success motivated Strahan to continue doing the good work and add a few more anthologies to this series. His work has also been appreciated by his fellow authors. Such support and motivation helped Strahan to write several more successful anthologies in the science fiction genre.

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