Paolo bacigalupi

Paolo Tadini Bacigalupi (born August 6, 1972) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer who wrote Ship Breaker and the semi-sequel/companion novel The Drowned Cities.




  • Pump Six and Other Stories (Night Shade Books, 2008)


  • The Alchemist (Subterranean Press, 2011) with J. K. Drummond

Short storiesEdit

  • "Pocketful of Dharma" (1999)
  • "The Fluted Girl" (2003)
  • "The People of Sand and Slag" (2004)
  • "The Pasho" (2004)
  • "The Calorie Man" (2005)
  • "The Tamarisk Hunter" (2006)
  • "Pop Squad" (2006)
  • "Yellow Card Man" (2006)
  • "Softer" (2007)
  • "Small Offerings" (2007)
  • "Pump Six" (2008)
  • "The Gambler" (2008)


  • The Alchemist and The Executioness (2010) with Tobias Buckell

Accolades for Ship BreakerEdit

  • 2011: Chosen for the American Library Association's Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults list.
  • 2011: Nominated for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy.
  • 2011: Won the Michael L. Printz Award for Best Young Adult Novel..
  • 2010: Nominated for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

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