James Patrick Kelly
 
Nato a Mineola, New York nel 1951, attualmente vive a Portsmouth, NH, con la moglie Pamela D. Kelly.
Nel 1972 ha conseguito il Bachelor of Arts per la Letteratura Inglese (magna cum laude) presso la University of Notre Dame.
Ha partecipato al Clarion Writers' workshop nel 1974 e poi di nuovo nel 1976.
Ha pubblicato la sua prima storia nel 1975 e nel 1977 ha abbandonato il lavoro per seguire la carriera di scrittore.
Come autore è conosciuto soprattutto come scrittore di fantascienza, ma ha pubblicato anche opere di diverso genere passando con abilità dall'horror al fantasy alla letteratura mainstream.
Ha avuto una lunga esperienza come insegnante di scrittura nelle scuole e poi è passato ad insegnare al workshop di Clarion.
 
 
Onoreficienze
Vincitore Premio Hugo Finalista Premio Hugo Finalista Premio Nebula Vincitore Premio Locus Vincitore del Premio della Isaac Asimovís Science Fiction Magazine
 
Bibliografia

Narrativa breve


 


 
 

  • "Death Therapy" Fantasy & Science Fiction, July, 1978 
  • "Not To The Swift" Fantasy & Science Fiction, February, 1979 
  • "Flight of Fancy" Fantasy & Science Fiction, June, 1979 
  • "The Fear That Men Call Courage" Fantasy & Science Fiction, September, 1980 
  • "Homo Neuter" ANALOG YEARBOOK II (Ace) edited by Stanley Schmidt, March, 1981 
  • "Last Contact" Amazing, July, 1981 
  • "Identity Crisis" Twilight Zone, August, 1981 
  • "In Memory Of" UNIVERSE 12 (Doubleday) edited by Terry Carr, April, 1982 
  • "The Cruelest Month" Fantasy & Science Fiction, June, 1983 
  • "Still Time" Asimovís Science Fiction, August, 1983 
  • "Friend" by James Patrick Kelly & John Kessel, Fantasy & Science Fiction, January, 1984 
  • "The F&SF Diet" Fantasy & Science Fiction, March, 1984 
  • "Saint Theresa of the Aliens" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1984 
  • "Freedom Beach" by John Kessel & James Patrick Kelly, Fantasy & Science Fiction, August 1984 
  • "Crow" Asimovís Science Fiction, September, 1984 
  • "The Empty World" Asimovís Science Fiction, November, 1984 
  • "Solstice" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1985 (Solstizio, in Bruce STERLING (a cura di), Mirrorshades. L'antologia della fantascienza Cyberpunk, tr. Danilo Santoni, I Grandi Tascabili Bompiani 323, Bompiani, Milano, feb 1994)
  • "The Last" Fantasy & Science Fiction, June, 1985 

  • "Rat" Fantasy & Science Fiction, June, 1986 (Ratto, in AAVV, Il mondo di Eifelheim, tr. G. Giambalvo, dic 1988, Quasar Fantascienza 2, Garden Editoriale, Milano) 
  • "The Prisoner Of Chillon" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1986 (Il prigioniero di Chillon, in Piergiorgio NICOLAZZINI (a cura di), Cyberpunk, tr. Enzo Verrengia, Grandi Opere Nord [25], Editrice Nord, Milano, nov 1994
  • "Glass Cloud" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1987 
  • "Daemon" Fantasy & Science Fiction, November, 1987 
  • "Heroics" Asimovís Science Fiction, November, 1987 (Eroi, in Nostalgia e altri rancori,  tr. Stefano Carducci, giu 1989, Nova SF* a. V (XXIII) n. 16 (58), Perseo Libri, Bologna)
  • "Home Front" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1988 (Fronte interno, tr. Enzo Verrengia, Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Magazine 4.ns, Phoenix Enterprise Publishing Company, Bologna, ago 1994) 
  • "Dancing With The Chairs" Asimovís Science Fiction, March, 1989 
  • "Faith" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1989 
  • "The Propagation of Light in a Vacuum" UNIVERSE 1 (Doubleday), edited by Robert Silverberg & Karen Haber, April, 1990 
  • "Mr. Boy" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1990 (Mr. Boy, in Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Magazine 4, Telemaco, Bologna, tr. Armando Corridore; Mister Boy, tr. Corinna Augustoni,  IperFICTION, Interno Giallo/Mondadori, Milano, ott 1993)
  • "Pogrom" FIRES OF THE PAST: THIRTEEN CONTEMPORARY FANTASIES ABOUT HOME TOWNS, edited by Anne Jordan, St Martinís Press, March, 1991 and Asimovís Science Fiction, January, 1991 
  • "Standing in Line with Mister Jimmy" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1991 
  • "Monsters" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1992 
  • "Chemistry" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1993 
  • "Big Guy" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1994 
  • "Grandfather Christmas" by Robert Frazier & James Patrick Kelly Asimovís Science Fiction, December, 1994 
  • "Think Like A Dinosaur" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1995 (Pensare da dinosauri, in David G. HARTWELL (a cura di), Le meraviglie dell'invisibile, tr. Roberto Marini, Millemondi 12, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Milano, set 1997)
  • "The True History of the End of the World" by Jonathan Lethem, John Kessel and James Patrick Kelly, Fantasy & Science Fiction, October/November, 1995 (La vera storia della fine del mondo, in AA. VV, 20 racconti, tr. Riccardo Valla, Millemondi 8, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Milano, set 1996)
  • "The First Law of Thermodynamics" INTERSECTIONS, edited by John Kessel, Tor Books, January, 1996 and Asimovís Science Fiction, December, 1996 
  • "Breakaway, Backdown" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1996 (Permanenti, provvisori,  in: David G. HARTWELL (a cura di), Le trappole dell'ignoto, tr. Annarita Guarnieri, Millemondi 16, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Milano, giu 1998)
  • "Why the Bridge Stopped Singing" Fantasy & Science Fiction, September, 1996 
  • "Itsy Bitsy Spider" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1997 
  • "Lovestory"  Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1998 
  • "Bierhorst, R. G., Seera, B. L. and Jannifer, R. P. ĎProof of the Existence of God and an Afterlife.í Journal of Experimental Psychology. Volume 95, Spring, 2007, pages 32-36." Asimovís Science Fiction, August, 1998 
  • "Fruitcake Theory" Asimovís Science Fiction, December, 1998 
  • "1016 to 1" Asimovís Science Fiction, June 1999 
  • "Ninety Percent of Everything" by Jonathan Lethem, James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel, Fantasy and Science Fiction (in programma) 

  Opere teatrali

"The Propagation of Light in a Vacuum"
"Breakaway. Backdown"
"A Swim in the Laughing Soup"
"Think Like a Dinosaur"

  Poesia

"Sea Change" Amazing, September, 1982
"Lepidopteran" Asimovís Science Fiction, December, 1988
"Turning into Animals" Asimovís Science Fiction, April, 1989
"Afterlife" Asimovís Science Fiction, December, 1989
"Spellbound" HEROINES (Pulphouse), May, 1990
"A Dragonís Yuletide Shopping List" by James Patrick Kelly & Robert Frazier, Asimovís Science Fiction, December, 1990
"Christmas Father" by Robert Frazier & James Patrick Kelly, Asimovís Science Fiction, December, 1991
"The Two Cultures" Asimovís Science Fiction, May, 1992
"The Physicist, Falling" Asimovís Science Fiction, November, 1992
"Looking Glass" by Robert Frazier & James Patrick Kelly, Asimovís Science Fiction, December, 1992
"Frankenfood" Asimovís Science Fiction, October, 1993
"Christmas Morning, 2015" Asimovís Science Fiction, December 1995
"Eating the Mystery" by Robert Frazier & James Patrick Kelly, Asimovís Science Fiction, December 1998
 

Saggi

"Looking Back on Cyberpunk through Mirrorshades" Short Form, Spring, 1987
"Writersí Workshops" Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America, Winter, 1988
"Heirs Apparent: Allen Steele" Short Form, February, 1990
"Heirs Apparent: Kathe Koja" Short Form, September, 1990
"You and Your Characters" WRITING SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY, edited by Gardner Dozois et. al,.St. Martins Press, May, 1991
"Brief Encounters: The Magazine Review, Fantasy & Science Fiction, May, 1994" New York Review of Science Fiction, June, 1994
"Brief Encounters: The Magazine Review, Asimovís, November 1994" New York Review of Science Fiction, August, 1994
"Brief Encounters: The Magazine Review, Science Fiction Age, September 1994" New York Review of Science Fiction, September, 1994
"Brief Encounters: The Magazine Review, Analog, December 1994" New York Review of Science Fiction, November, 1994
"Brief Encounters: The Magazine Review, Century Number One" New York Review of Science Fiction, April, 1995
"Murder Your Darlings" Writerís Digest, July, 1995
"Making Monsters" PARAGONS, edited by Robin Wilson, Ace Books, April, 1996
"Dancing With Nancy" DANCING ON AIR by Nancy Kress, Tachyon Press, August, 1997
"On the Net" Asimovís Science Fiction, June, 1998
"On the Net" Asimovís Science Fiction, August, 1998
"On the Net: Whatís New?" Asimovís Science Fiction, October, 1998
"On the Net: TANSTAAFL" Asimovís Science Fiction, January, 1999
"On the Net: Which Way?" Asimovís Science Fiction, March, 1999
"On the Net: Writing" Asimov's Science Fiction, May, 1999
"On the Net: Content" Asimov's Science Fiction, July 1999
 
 

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DESTINY OR DISCOVERY Christa McAuliffe Planetarium, Concord, NH, aperto nell'ottobre del 1992


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