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Works about Philip José Farmer (1): Books A-Z
The entries are in alphabetical order of the writer's name.
If more than one publication is mentioned, the publication of which a cover scan is included is indicated with a . Click on a cover to see it enlarged.


Brizzi, Mary T. - Philip José Farmer
Critical study on the life and works of PJF, with essays about the Riverworld, World of Tiers, Night of Light, Venus on the Half-Shell and more. With a selected bibliography, which lists As You Desire as a published book. It's not!
  • Starmont House (Starmont Reader's Guide 3), ISBN 0-916732-05-3, trade paperback, -/1980, 80 pages, $ 3.95
    [2nd printing: -/1981, $ 5.95.]
  • Borgo Press, ISBN 0-89370-034-7, hardcover, -/1980,
    80 pages, $ 16.95


Stephen Fabian
   

Chapman, Edgar L. - The Magic Labyrinth of Philip José Farmer
Critical and comprehensive look at Farmer's major themes and fiction. With a selected bibliography. "...Generally, Chapman has done an admirable job...", Gary K. Wolfe in his review of this book in Science Fiction Studies #37, Volume 12 Part 3, November 1985.
  • Borgo Press (The Milford Series - Popular Writers of Today, Volume 38), ISBN 0-89370-158-0, hardcover [no dustjacket], -/1984, 96 pages, $ 11.95
  • Borgo Press (The Milford Series - Popular Writers of Today, Volume 38), ISBN 0-89370-258-7, trade paperback, -/1984,
    96 pages, $ 4.95
  • Borgo Press / Wildside Press (The Milford Series - Popular Writers of Today, Volume 38), ISBN 978-0-89370-158-1, hardcover [no dustjacket], not dated [= 09/2007], 96 pages,
    $ 19.95
    [A photograhic reprint of the 1984 edition, no updates.]


Michael Pastucha
   

Croteau, Michael - Collecting Philip José Farmer - The Illustrated Guide - Volume 1
A beautiful book with 128 full color illustrations of most USA hardcover and first paperback editions, plus some British editions. With a foreword by Farmer.
  • Brobdingnagian Press, no ISBN, trade paperback, -/1998,
    72 pages, $ 25.00


Keith Howell
   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - FarmerCon I
Program booklet for the convention of July 30-31, 2006 in Peoria, Illinois. It was held at the house of the Farmers, on invitation only.
Contents:
- Farmercon I - Parallel Con Reports:
- An Outsider, on the Inside
- Peorian Rhapsody (in Purple)
- A Peace on Refelection
- "To Your Battered Scotties Go", by Walt Liebscher
- "The Fabulous Showboat", by Walt Liebscher
  • Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 07/2006 (12 unnumbered pages)


Keith Howell
   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - FarmerCon II
Program booklet for the convention of August 4-5, 2007 in Peoria, Illinois. It was held at the house of the Farmers, on invitation only.
Contents:
- Welcome to Farmercon II
- Letters (from some who were not able to come)
[Fictional letters by characters from Phil's stories.]
- "A Kick in the Side", by Christopher Paul Carey
  • Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 08/2007 (16 unnumbered pages)


Shannon Robicheaux
   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - FarmerCon 90 (III)
Program booklet for the convention of July 26, 2008 in Peoria, Illinois.
It was called FarmerCon 90 because of Farmer's 90th birthday earlier that year.
Contents:
- FarmerCon 90 Schedule of Events
- What Exactly is a "Farmercon" Anyway?
- Just One Day, by Paul Spiteri
[Travel log of his one day trip from the UK to the USA.]
- Collaborating with a Grand Master (announcements):
- Getting Ready to Write, by Phil & Paul Spiteri
- The Song of Kwasin, by Phil & Christopher Paul Carey
- The Evil in Pemberly House, by Phil & Win Scott Eckert
- Cougar by the Tail, by Phil & Tracy Knight
- 2008 Award for Achievement in Wold Newton Studies
- The 2008 Farmerphile Awards for Best Article and Best Artwork
- "The Time Distorter", by uncredited [= Paul Spiteri]
[Story of how Farmer became Phileas Fogg, with the use of a time machine.]
  • Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 07/2008 (24 unnumbered pages)


Keith Howell
   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - FarmerCon IV
Program booklet for the convention of June 6-7, 2009 in Peoria, Illinois. This was "The Philip José Farmer Memorial Gathering", because of Phil's death on February 25th, 2009.
Contents:
- FarmerCon IV Schedule of Events
- Phil's Biggest Fan: Bette Farmer
- "Under the Cover", afterword by Philip José Farmer
- "The Cache of Inspiration from Peoria", by Steve Matson
- "Strangers and Brothers", by Philip José Farmer
- What Philip José Farmer Taught Me
(By Farmerphiles Near and Far)
- "Down in Phil Farmer's Basement", by Steven Connelly
- "The Keys to the Gates", by Gary K. Wolfe
- 2009 Award for Achievement in Wold Newton Studies
- 2009 Farmerphile Awards for Best Article & Artwork
- The Rite of Writing the Right Words
(Philip José Farmer's Opening Lines)
- "The Bright Heart of Eternity", by John Allen Small
  • Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 06/2009 (44 unnumbered pages)


Charles Berlin
   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - FarmerCon V
Program booklet for the convention of June 25-27, 2010 in Seattle, Washington. Held in conjunction with the Locus Awards Weekend and the Hall of Fame Induction at the SF Museum.
Contents:
- FarmerCon History
- Who - What - Where - When
- "The Man of a Thousand Heroes" by Paul Spiteri
- Past FarmerCon Programs
- "Philip José Farmer on Roger Zelezny" (by PJF)
- The Worlds of Philip José Farmer (announcement)
  • Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 06/2010, (16 unnumbered pages}

   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - FarmerCon VII
Program booklet for the convention of August 9-12, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. Held in conjunction with PulpFest 2012.
Contents:
- FarmerCon VIII: Schedule of Events
- "Closing the Khokarsa Cycle - The Story of a Song" by uncredited
[Christopher Paul Carey?]
- "The Wold Newton Family and Universe - An Introduction" by
uncredited [Win Scott Eckert?]
- "The Princess of Terra" by Charlotte Corday Marat (= PJF)
  • Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 08/2012, 20 pages


Bob Eggleton
   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - FarmerCon VIII
Program booklet for the convention of July 25-28, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. Held in conjunction with PulpFest 2013.
Contents:
- FarmerCon VIII: Schedule of Events
- FarmerCon VIII: Even More Thing to Do
- "Through the Seventh Gate" by Christopher Paul Carey
- "Excerpt from The Scarlet Jaguar" by Win Scott Eckert
- "Afterword to Doc Savage Omnibus #13" by Philip José Farmer
  • Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 07/2013, (20 unnumbered pages)


David Burton
   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - FarmerCon IX
Program booklet for the convention of August 7-10, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Held in conjunction with PulpFest 2014.
Contents:
- FarmerCon IX: Schedule of Events
- FarmerCon IX: Even More Thing to Do
- "Voyage to Strange Days" by Michael Croteau
- "The Foundation of Kôr", interview with Christopher Paul Carey
- "Announcing The Monster on Hold by PJF and Win Scott Eckert"
- "Introduction" and "The Monster on Hold", by Philip José Farmer
  • Meteor House/Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 08/2014, (24 unnumbered pages)


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Croteau, Michael (editor) - FarmerCon X
Program booklet for the convention that was held from August 13-16, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. Held in conjunction with PulpFest 2015.
Contents:
- FarmerCon X: Schedule of Events
- FarmerCon X: Even More Thing to Do
- An Interview with Christopher Paul Carey, by Zacharias L.A. Nuninga
- The Evolution of Meteor House's Signed Limited Edition Novellas
- "The Freshman", by Philip José Farmer
  • Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 08/2015, (28 unnumbered pages)


Keith Howell
   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - FarmerCon XI
Program booklet for the convention that was held from July 21-24, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. Held in conjunction with PulpFest 2016.
Contents:
- FarmerCon XI: Schedule of Events
- FarmerCon XI: Even More Thing to Do
- An Interview with Danny Adams, by Michael Croteau
- Collaborating with Philip José Farmer (The FarmerCon Panel)
- "Getting Ready to Write: A Polytropical Paramyth" by Philip José Farmer & Paul Spiteri
  • Meteor House, pamphlet, 07/2016 (18 unnumbered pages)


Keith Howell
   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - Living Legend Reception
This reception was held on May 19, 2001 in honor of Philip José Farmer receiving the 2001 Grand Master Award. This booklet is a report of the event, with many photos. It also contains the announcement of the SFWA president, that PJF is the Grand Master for 2001, and a photo of the award.
  • Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 05/2001, (24 not numbered pages)
    [Privately published by Michael Croteau.]


Charles Berlin
   

Croteau, Michael (editor) - The Lovers
A nice chapbook published on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of "The Lovers" on August 10, 2002 in Peoria. It was given for free to the people attending the celebration. It contains original art, reprinted letters about "The Lovers" from the magazines short after its first publication in 1952, a portrait of Phil by Harlan Ellison, many letters from other science fiction authors congratulating Phil with this anniversary, and the text of the plaque that Farmer received during the celebration from the International Philip José Farmer Fan Club.
  • Michael Croteau, pamphlet, 08/2002, 24 pages
    [Privately published by Michael Croteau.]


Shannon Robicheaux
   

Eckert, Win Scott (editor) - Myths for the Modern Age (Philip José Farmer's Wold Newton Universe)
A book with nineteen articles by different hands exploring and expanding Farmer's Wold Newton Universe, and another nine items by PJF himself.
Contents:
"Introduction: Myths for the Modern Age" - Win Scott Eckert ; "Wold-Newtonry: Theory and Methodology" - Dr. Peter M. Coogan ; "The Arms of Tarzan" - Philip José Farmer ; "The Secret History of Captain Nemo" - Rick Lai ; "From Pygmalion to Casablanca: the Higgins Genealogy"  - Mark K. Brown  ; "A Reply To "The Red Herring"" - Philip José Farmer ; "The Daughters of Greystoke" - Chuck Loridans ; "The Green Eyes Have It - Or Are They Blue?" - Christopher Paul Carey ; "The Two Lord Ruftons" - Philip José Farmer ; "Kiss of the Vampire" - John A. Small ; "Name of a Thousand Blue Demons" - Cheryl L. Huttner ; "The Great Korak-Time Discrepancy" - Philip José Farmer ; "Asian Detectives in the Wold Newton Family" - Dennis E. Power ; "This Shadow Hanging over Me is No Trick of the Light" - Jess Nevins ; "The Lord Mountford Mystery" - Philip José Farmer ; "The Magnificent Gordons" - Mark K. Brown ; "The Legacy of the Fox: Zorro in the Wold Newton Universe" - Matthew Baugh ; "From ERB To Ygg" - Philip José Farmer ; "Who's Going to Take Over the World When I'm Gone?" - Win Scott Eckert ; "Jungle Brothers, or, Secrets of the Jungle Lords" - Dennis E. Power ; "A Language For Opar" - Philip José Farmer ; "Watching the Detectives, or, the Sherlock Holmes Family Tree" - Brad Mengel ; "Fu Manchu Vs. Cthulhu" - Rick Lai ; "Jonathan Swift Somers III" - Philip José Farmer ; "John Carter: Torn from Phoenician Dreams" - Dennis E. Power and Dr. Peter M. Coogan ; "D is for Daughter, F is for Father" - Mark K. Brown ; "The Monster on Hold" - Philip José Farmer ; "Travels in Time" - Loki Carbis ; "A Review of Final Menacing Glimpses" - Art Bollmann ; "A Biographical Note about Philip José Farmer" - Mike Croteau.
  • MonkeyBrain Books, ISBN 1-932265-14-7, trade paperback, 10/2005, 392 pages, $14.95
 
John Picacio
   

Knapp, Lawrence - The First Editions of Philip José Farmer
Bibliography. Very useful at the time of publication, although is misses several (non-fiction) items. It lists As You Desire as a published book, it's not!
  • David G. Turner, pamphlet, 06/1976, 8 pages, $ 1.50


   

Nuninga, Zacharias L.A. - Philip José Farmer - Bibliography
A privately published and very limited edition. Comprehensive bibliography, it lists all known editions and translations, short fiction, non fiction and covers much else by and about Farmer. It was the start for this website eventually.
  • Zacharias L.A. Nuninga, pamphlet, -/1989, 26 pages
    [Privately published by Zacharias L.A. Nuninga.]

   

Stephensen-Payne, Phil and Benson Jr., Gordon - Philip José Farmer: Good-Natured Ground Breaker
A very comprehensive bibliography. It covers in eighteen sections all the works by and about Farmer through 1990. One of the best bibliographies of Farmer's work on paper.
  • Galactic Central, pamphlet, 03/1987
    [First draft.]
  • Galactic Central, ISBN 0-912613-11-4, pamphlet, 08/1988,
    23 pages, £ 1.75 / $ 3.00
    [Updated and corrected version.]
  • Galactic Central (Volume 23), ISBN 1-871133-22-X, pamphlet, 07/1990, 63 pages, £ 2.75 / $ 4.50
    [2nd Revised Edition.]
  • Borgo Press, ISBN ?, hardcover, -/1990, 63 pages
    [Intended for libraries only.]

   
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