Terry Bisson

Terry Bisson is an American science fiction and fantasy author, born on February 12, 1942, in Owensboro, Kentucky. His many novels include Talking Man (1986), Fire on the Mountain (1988), Voyage to the Red Planet (1990), Pirates of the Universe (1996), and The Pickup Artist (2001). His 1990 short story “Bears Discover Fire” won both the Hugo and the Nebula awards, and his all-dialogue story “They're Made Out of Meat” is one of the most widely-reprinted SF stories of the last several decades. He has published several volumes of short fiction, including Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories (1993), In the Upper Room and Other Likely Stories (2000), and Greetings (2005).


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The Cockroach Hat
A Tor.Com Original
Terry Bisson
Tor Books

When Sam Gregory wakes up to find he has turned into a big cockroach, he is understandably dismayed. Luckily, the condition appears to be a little contagious....


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TVA Baby
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Terry Bisson
Tor Books

How many guys carry a parasail in their carry-on? And how many guys carry a key for every kind of car in their carry-on? Just one, and he's a TVA baby, and he...


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Catch 'Em in the Act
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Terry Bisson
Tor Books

Lou has a magic box. It makes people do things they normally wouldn’t. And Lou likes to watch. Terry Bisson’s 1990 short story “Bears Discover Fire” won both...


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In the Upper Room and Other Likely Stories

Terry Bisson
Forge Books

In the Upper Room and Other Likely Stories is the new collection of sixteen fantastic, ironic tales by Terry Bisson. Terry Bisson uses the fantastic genres as...


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Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories

Terry Bisson
Orb Books

Bears Discover Fire is the first short story collection by the most acclaimed science fiction author of the decade, author of such brilliant novels as Talking...


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