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The Essential Ellison

A 50 Year Retrospective

The Essential Ellison( )
Author: Ellison, Harlan
Editor: Dowling, Terry
Series title:Ellison, Harlan Ser.
ISBN:978-1-883398-47-7
Publication Date:Jul 2001
Publisher:Morpheus International
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

Updated from the popular 35-year retrospective collection, this book surveys an extra 15 years of his work. Included here are more than 75 unabridged stories, essays, personal reminiscences, and reviews, a complete teleplay and novella, and 16 previously uncollected stories. The Essential Ellison presents such classics as "A Boy and His Dog," "The Deathbird," and "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream." This expanded edition adds such important new stories as "With Virgil Oddum at the...
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Book Details
Pages:1200
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Fiction / Fantasy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:4.7 Pounds
Author Biography
Ellison, Harlan (Author)
Harlan Ellison was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 27, 1934. He was the author of numerous short story collections including Strange Wine; The Beast that Shouted Love at the Heart of the World; Harlan Ellison's Watching; Deathbird Stories; Repent Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman; I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream; and Stalking the Nightmare: Stories and Essays. He received numerous awards including the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writer's Association, the Edgar Allen Poe Award, and the Grand Master Award for lifetime achievement from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. He was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2011.

He published two collections of his columns on television for the Los Angeles Free Press entitled The Glass Teat and The Other Glass Teat. He edited several anthologies including Dangerous Visions: 33 Original Stories and Medea: Harlan's World. He received the Milford Award for Lifetime Achievement in Editing.

He also wrote scripts for TV series including Burke's Law, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. He served as creative consultant on the new version of The Twilight Zone in the 1980s and as conceptual consultant on Babylon 5. He won the Writer's Guild of America's Award for Most Outstanding Teleplay four times. He died on June 27, 2018 at the age of 84.

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