Michael Shea Distorted


Michael Shea’s Bio is on Wikipedia.

Michael Shea is on Library Thing

If you wish to learn more about the life and works of Michael Shea please contact Linda Shea here.


michaelshea-mouthNebula Best Novellette Finalist (1980) : The Angel of Death

Nebula Best Novella Finalist (1981) : The Autopsy

Hugo Best Novellette Finalist (1981) : The Autopsy

Hugo Award Finalist (1981): Polyphemus

World Fantasy Best Novel winner (1983) : Nifft the Lean

World Fantasy Best Collection Finalist (1988) : Polyphemus

World Fantasy Award (2005) Novella winner: The Growlimb.

International Horror Guild Award (2005) Finalist: The Growlimb

British Fantasy Society Award (2005) Finalist: The Growlimb

Horror Writers Association Bram Stoker Awards (2005) Nominee: The Growlimb


Michael Shea 1985

Michael Shea 1985


Article on Michael Shea, UK fanzine Anduril, Issue #5. (?)

N.Y. Review of SF

Review and comparison of Shea’s Fantasy with that of another (more traditional) fantasy writer by Jessica Salmonson, N.Y. Review of SF, Vol. 2, No. 10 (issue #22), 1990 (essentially a review of Nifft, The Lean).

Michael Shea 1975

Michael Shea 1975

The Scream Factory

Interview by Darrell Schweitzer, The Scream Factory, 1995 (includes a pretty good bibliography as well as the short story “Upscale”)


Interview by Charlie Brown, Locus, 1982


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