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This simple listing of short fiction by Alan Dean Foster includes details of first appearances and any reprints. The issue number and date are given for stories that first appeared in a magazine, and the editor for those with first appearances in anthologies.
 
The intention is to turn it into a fully documented and illustrated bibliography one day, but not just yet... ;o)
 
Title First Published In Year Issue / Editor Also Published In (and Other Notes)
With Friends Like These… Analog 1971 Vol.87, No.4, June
  • The 1972 Annual World's Best SF (ed. Donald Wollheim)
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
  • Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series One - (1977, ed. Donald Wollheim)
Some Notes Concerning a Green Box The Arkham Collector 1971 #10, Summer
  • The Arkham Collector, Vol. 1 (1971, ed. August Derleth)
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
  • The Cthulhu Cycle - (1996, ed. Robert M. Price)
Why Johnny Can't Speed Galaxy 1971 Vol.32, No.2, Sept-Oct
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
  • Science Fiction A to Z (1982, ed. Asimov, Greenberg & Waugh)
  • The Science Fictional Olympics (1984, ed. Asimov, Greenberg & Waugh)
  • Top Science Fiction: The Authors' Choice (1984, ed. Josh Pachter)
The Emoman Worlds of If 1972 Vol.21, No.7, #162, Sept-Oct
  • A Humanx Commonwealth short story
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
Space Opera Adam 1973 Vol.17, No.1, February
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
The Empire of T'ang Lang The Alien Condition 1973 ed. Stephen Goldin
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
Pipe Dream Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine 1973 Vol.18, No.9, September
  • Stories to be Read with the Door Locked (1975, ed. Alfred Hitchcock)
  • I Want My Mummy (1981, ed. Alfred Hitchcock)
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
Wolfstroker Coq 1974 March
  • First publication was in an abridged form
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
A Miracle of Small Fishes Stellar #1 1974 ed. Judy-Lynn del Rey
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
Dream Done Green Fellowship of the Stars 1974 ed. Terry Carr
  • Best SF Stories of the Year: 4th Annual Collection (1975, ed. Lester del Rey)
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
  • The Night Fantastic (1991, ed. Poul & Karen Anderson)
  • Tales in Space (1998, ed. Peter Crowther)
He The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1976 Vol.50, No.6, #301, June
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
Swamp Planet Christmas Art & Story 1976 #2, August
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
Polonaise Beyond Time 1976 ed. Sandra Ley
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
Ye Who Would Sing Galileo 1976 #2, December
  • With Friends Like These... (1977, ADF Collection)
  • Starry Messenger: The Best of Galileo (1979, ed. Charles C. Ryan)
The Horror on the Beach The Library Lovecraftian #4 1978 ADF Chapterbook
  • The New Lovecraft Circle (1996, ed. Robert M. Price)
Snake Eyes Stellar #4 1978 ed. Judy-Lynn Del Rey
  • A Pip & Flinx short story
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
Bystander Asimov's SF Adventure Magazine 1978 #1, Fall
  • Isaac Asimov's SF Anthology 3 (1980, ed. George H. Scithers)
  • Isaac Asimov's Adventures of SF (1980, ed. George H. Scithers)
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
  • Science Fiction Masterpieces (1986, ed. Isaac Asimov)
What Do the Simple Folk Do...? Pulsar 2 1979 ed. George Hay
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
The Chair Shadows 2 1979 ed. Charles L. Grant
  • Written with Jane Cozart
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
Gift of a Useless Man Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine 1979 Vol.3, No.11, #21, November
  • Isaac Asimov's SF Anthology 4 (1980, ed. George H. Scithers)
  • Isaac Asimov's Worlds of SF (1980, ed. George H. Scithers)
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
The Metrognome Andromeda 1979 #6, November
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
  • The Mammoth Book of Seriously Comic Fantasy (1999, ed. Mike Ashley)
  • The Mammoth Book of Comic Fantasy II (1999, ed. Mike Ashley)
Thrust Andromeda 1979 #6, November
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
A Beach 10,000 Miles Long Andromeda 1979 #6, November
  • A poem by ADF
Communication Rigel Science Fiction 1981 #2, Fall
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
The Inheritance Horrors 1981 ed. Charles L. Grant
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
The Dark Light Girl Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine 1981 Vol.5, No.12, #46, November 23
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
Surfeit Speculations 1982 ed. Isaac Asimov & Alice Laurance
  • A Humanx Commonwealth short story
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
The Last Run The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1982 Vol.63, No.1, #374, July
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
  • Death on Wheels (1999, ed. Peter Haining)
Wu-Ling's Folly Fantasy Book 1982 Vol.1, No.5, #5, August
  • An Amos Malone short story
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
  • Mad Amos (1996, ADF Collection)
  • The Mammoth Book of Comic Fantasy (1998, ed. Mike Ashley)
Instant With Loud Voices Perpetual Light 1982 ed. Alan Ryan
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
  • A Century of Fantasy: 1980-1989 (1997, ed. Robert Silverberg)
Witchen Woes Fantasy Book 1983 Vol.2, No.1, #7, February
  • An Amos Malone short story
  • Mad Amos (1996, ADF Collection)
Village of the Chosen The Best of Omni 1983 #5, February
  • …Who Needs Enemies? (1984, ADF Collection)
Mother Thunder Heroic Visions 1983 ed. Jessica Amanda Salmonson
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
Running Rigel Science Fiction 1983 #7, Spring
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
Operator Assisted Calls are Charged at a Higher Rate Amazing Science Fiction 1983 Vol.57, No.1, #508, May
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
Unamusing Amazing Science Fiction 1984 Vol.57, No.6, #515, March
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
Ferrohippus Fantasy Book 1984 Vol.3, No.2, #12, June
  • An Amos Malone short story
  • Mad Amos (1996, ADF Collection)
Collectible The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1985 Vol.68, No.4, #407, April
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
Batrachian Amazing Science Fiction 1985 Vol.59, No.3, #524, September
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
Pleistosport Fantasy Book 1986 Vol.5, No.3, #21, September
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
The Thunderer The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1987 Vol.72, No.4, #431, April
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
Norg Gleeble Gop The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1987 Vol.73, No.2, #435, August
  • The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990, ADF Collection)
Dance on a Forgotten Shore The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1988 Vol.74, No.4, #443, April
  • Written with Sally McBride
Sanctuary Amazing Stories 1988 Vol.63, No.4, #543, November
  • ADF writing as James Lawson
  • A Montezuma Strip short story
  • The Year's Best SF: 6th Annual Collection (1988, ed. Gardner Dozois)
  • Best New SF 3 (1989, ed. Gardner Dozois)
  • Montezuma Strip (1995, ADF Collection)
Jackalope The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1989 Vol.76, No.4, #455, April
  • An Amos Malone short story
  • Mad Amos (1996, ADF Collection)
  • The American Fantasy Tradition (2002, ed. Brian M. Thomsen)
The Chrome Commanche The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1990 Vol.78, No.5, #478, May
  • An Amos Malone short story
  • More Dixie Ghosts (1994, ed. McSherry, Waugh and Greenberg)
  • Mad Amos (1996, ADF Collection)
The Tesselated Tetrahexahedral Yellow Rose of Texas The Metrognome and Other Stories 1990 ADF Collection
Agrarian Deform The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1991 Vol.80, No.3, #478, March
  • An Amos Malone short story
  • Mad Amos (1996, ADF Collection)
Diesel Dream Solved 1991 ed. Ed Gorman & Martin H. Greenberg
  • Christmas Magic (1994, ed. David G. Hartwell)
  • Angels of Darkness (1995, ed. Marvin Kaye)
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Lay Your Head on My Pilose Future Crime 1992 ed. Charles Ardai & Cynthia Manson
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Heartwired The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1992 Vol.82, No.2, #488, February
  • ADF writing as James Lawson
  • A Montezuma Strip short story
  • Montezuma Strip (1995, ADF Collection)
Having Words The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1992 Vol.82, No.4, #491, April
  • An Amos Malone short story
  • Mad Amos (1996, ADF Collection)
Lethal Perspective Dragon Fantastic 1992 ed. Rosalind M. & Martin H. Greenberg
  • Dragons: The Greatest Stories (1992, ed. Martin H. Greenberg)
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
What You See Grails: Quests, Visitations & Other Occurrences 1992 ed. Gilliam, Greenberg & Kramer
  • An Amos Malone short story
  • Grails: Quests of the Dawn (1994, ed.Gilliam, Greenberg & Kramer)
  • Mad Amos (1996, ADF Collection)
Laying Veneer Journeys to the Twilight Zone 1993 ed. Carol Serling
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Gagrito The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1993 Vol.84, No.4, #503, April
  • ADF writing as James Lawson
  • A Montezuma Strip short story
  • Montezuma Strip (1995, ADF Collection)
Hellado Amazing Stories 1993 Vol.68, No.6, #586, September
  • ADF writing as James Lawson
  • A Montezuma Strip short story
  • Amazing Stories: The Anthology (1995, ed. Kim Mohan)
  • Montezuma Strip (1995, ADF Collection)
We Three Kings Christmas Forever 1993 ed. David G. Hartwell
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
  • This Is My Funniest 2 (2007, ed. Mike Resnick)
Betcha Can't Eat Just One Betcha Can't Read Just One 1993 ed. Alan Dean Foster
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Our Lady of the Machine Amazing Stories 1994 Vol.69, No.1, #590, Spring
  • A Montezuma Strip short story
  • Montezuma Strip (1995, ADF Collection)
NASA Sending Addicts to Mars! Alien Pregnant By Elvis 1994 ed. Esther M. Friesner & Martin H. Greenberg
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Fitting Time The King Is Dead 1994 ed. Paul M. Sammon
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Empowered Superheroes 1995 ed. John Varley & Ricia Mainhardt
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
The Purl of the Pacific Realms of Fantasy 1995 Vol.1, No.5, June
  • An Amos Malone short story
  • Mad Amos (1996, ADF Collection)
The Kiss The Book of Kings 1995 ed. Richard Gilliam & Martin H. Greenberg
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Neither a Borrower Be... Mad Amos 1996 ADF Collection
  • An Amos Malone short story
The Impossible Place Space Opera 1996 ed. Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
The Boy Who Was a Sea Destination Unknown 1997 ed. Peter Crowther
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Inalienable Right Publication details unknown 1997 Unknown
  • Listed at AlanDeanFoster.com - Publication details unknown
Undying Iron Absolute Magnitude 1997 #7, Spring
  • Absolute Magnitude (1997, ed. Warren Lapine and Stephen Pagel)
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Silent Songs in Stone Pirate Writings 1997 Vol.5, No.1, #13
  • The Best of Pirate Writings Vol.1 (1998, ed. Edward J. McFadden, III)
The Kindness of Strangers The UFO Files 1998 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
The Question Absolute Magnitude 1998 #10, Summer
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Procrastinator The Crow: Shattered Lives & Broken Dreams 1998 ed. J. O'Barr & Ed Kramer
The Little Bits That Count Moon Shots 1999 ed. Peter Crowther
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Pein bek Longpela Telimpon Future Crimes 1999 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
Suzy Q Alien Abductions 1999 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
  • Impossible Places (2002, ADF Collection)
The Muffin Migration Star Colonies 2000 ed. Greenberg, Helfers & Gorman
  • A Humanx Commonwealth short story
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
Chauna Far Frontiers 2000 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Larry Segriff
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
At Sea Warrior Fantastic 2000 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
Rate of Exchange AOL Online 2001 Unknown
  • AOL publication details unknown
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
The Short, Labored Breath of Time Darkling Plain 2001 Vol.1, No.2, Fall
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
Wait-a-While Realms of Fantasy 2001 August
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
The Killing of Bad Bull The Mutant Files 2001 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
A Fatal Exception Has Occurred at... The Children of Cthulhu 2002 ed. John Pelan & Benjamin Adams
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
Sideshow Impossible Places 2002 ADF Collection
  • A Pip & Flinx short story
Basted Pharoah Fantastic 2002 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Brittiany A. Koren
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
Redundancy Space Stations 2004 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
  • Resistance Front: Volume 1 (2012, ed. Bernard J. Schaffer)
The White Hotel Fantastic 2004 #25, Summer
Serenade Masters of Fantasy 2004 ed. Bill Fawcett & Brian Thomsen
  • A Spellsinger short story
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
Panhandler Little Red Riding Hood in the Big Bad City 2004 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
Two-Cents Worth Weird Tales 2004 #336, December
Unvasion Absolute Magnitude 2005 #21, Spring
The Frog and the Mantas Short Stories from Small Islands 2005 ed. Alan Dean Foster
Ali Babette Magic Tails 2005 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Janet Pack
The Last Akialoa The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 2005 Vol.109, No.6, #645, December
  • Exceptions to Reality (2008, ADF Collection)
The Man Who Knew Too Much Futureshocks 2006 ed. Lou Anders
Perception Firebirds Rising 2006 ed. Sharyn November
  • A Humanx Commonwealth short story
Mid-Death Forbidden Planets 2006 ed. Marvin Kaye
  • A Humanx Commonwealth short story
Venting Slipstreams 2006 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers
  • An Amos Malone short story
Chilling Jim Baen's Universe 2006 Vol.1, No.1, June
  • A Humanx Commonwealth short story
  • Online Magazine / e-Book
Mr. Death Goes to Washington Children of Magic 2006 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Kerrie Hughes
Food Fight Fantasy Gone Wrong 2006 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Brittiany A. Koren
Unnatural Army of the Fantastic 2007 ed. John Marco & John Helfers
The Eccentric Dark Wisdom 2007 #11, Summer
  • The Anthology of Dark Wisdom (2009, ed. William Jones)
Dark Blue High Seas Cthulhu 2007 ed. William Jones
Consigned Fate Fantastic 2007 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Daniel M. Hoyt
Overcast Fellowship Fantastic 2008 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Kerrie Hughes
Growth Exceptions to Reality 2008 ADF Collection
  • A Pip & Flinx short story
Cold Fire Analog 2008 Vol.128, No.11, November
Ah, Yehz Better than Undead 2008 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Daniel M. Hoyt
Pardon Our Conquest Federations 2009 ed. John Joseph Adams
  • A Humanx Commonwealth short story
The Steel Princess Dragon 2010 #383, January
  • Online Magazine / e-Book
  • Untold Adventures (2011, ed. unknown)
Free Elections The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 2010 Vol.119, Nos.5 & 6, #692, Nov-Dec
  • An Amos Malone short story
Box of Oxen Kindle 2011 ADF Chapterbook
  • *Originally written and accepted for publication in Issue #4 of Argosy, the magazine ceased publication in 2005 after Issue #3
  • Finally published in 2011 as an e-Book for Kindle
Ghost Wind The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 2011 Vol.120, Nos.1 & 2, #693, Jan-Feb
  • An Amos Malone short story
That Creeping Sensation Tales From the Greenhouse 2011 ed. Gordon Van Gelder
Pike's Peek More Tales of Zorro 2011 ed. Richard Dean Starr
Claim Blame The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 2012 Vol.123, Nos. 5 & 6, #704, Nov-Dec
  • An Amos Malone short story
Rural Singularity The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination 2013 ed. John Joseph Adams
Kabu-Kabu Kabu-Kabu 2013 Nnedi Okorafor Collection
  • Written with Nnedi Okorafor
  • Magic City: Recent Spells (2014, ed. Paula Guran)
Seasoning Robot Uprisings 2014 ed. Daniel H. Wilson & John Joseph Adams
Holy Jingle Dead Man's Hand 2014 ed. John Joseph Adams
  • An Amos Malone short story
Green They Were, and Golden-Eyed Fantasy For Good 2014 ed. Jordan Ellinger & Richard Salter
The Door Beneath The Madness of Cthulhu: Volume Two 2015 ed. S.T. Joshi
Bait Star Wars Insider 2016 #162 (US), #138 (UK), January
  • A Star Wars short story
  • The Force Awakens (2016, bonus material in ADF Novel)

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