Individual Author Record
Name: Philip Jose FarmerPen Name: Kilgore Trout, Jonathan Swift Somers III, Cordwainer Bird Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Mystery Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Born: 1918 in North Terre Haute, Indiana Sites:
Illinois ConnectionFarmer moved to Peoria when he was four years old. He grew up there and attended Peoria High School. In 1950, he earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Bradley University. After 17 years of traveling as a technical writer for the space industry, he moved back to Peoria in the early 70's.
Biographical and Professional InformationPhilip Jose Farmer was an author, principally known for his award-winning science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories. While he is best known for his Riverworld series and World of Tiers series, from 1946–2008 Farmer published almost 60 novels, over 100 short stories and novellas, two “fictional biographies” and numerous essays and articles.
*''Doc Savage'', Berkley, 1981*''Red Orc's Rage, Tor Books, 1991*''Stations of the Nightmare'', Tor Books, 1992*'' The Caterpillar's Question'', 1992*''More Than Fire'', Tor, 1993*''Nothing Burns in Hell'', Forge, 1998*''To Your Scattered Bodies Go'', Del Rey, 1998*''Image of the Beast'', Creation Oneiros, 2007*''Strange Relations'', Baen, 2008