New, as of April 2013:
A new interview with me is available at http://www.fresnostatejournal.com/vol16no5/feature_hendrix.html
Two more pieces are out in Boom: A Journal of California: "WUI Space" (Winter 2012), and "Elegy Written in a Country Schoolhouse" (Spring 2013).
A novella, Other People's Avatars, accepted for publication in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, is now out in the July/August 2013 Special Double Issue of the magazine (on the stands in May).
My books Lightpaths, Standing Wave, and Better Angels, which originally came out 1997-1999 from Ace Books, have been re-released. They are also available as audio books on audible.com. My fourth collection of previously published short fiction, Dark With Excessive Bright/Bright With Excessive Dark, is forthcoming from Borgo/Wildside.
My short story,“Red Rover, Red Rover,” has appeared in theJuly/August 2012 special issue of Analog Science Fiction Science Fact.
My creative non-fiction piece,“California Damming,” appears July 2012 in Boom: A Journal of California, University of California Press,Volume 2, Number 2, Summer 2012. Available in stores and online.
Lightpaths, my first novel (1997; revised and re-released 2011), remains available as an audio book from audible.com.
Longer term, my wife and I have signed a contract to edit The Encyclopedia of Mars (due out 2015) and are seeking contributors. Mars needs writers! Go to encyclopediaofmars.org or encyclopediaofmars.com.
Below are some of my other more recent publications you might be interested in, along with when and where they appeared.
Visions of Mars: Essays on the Fiction and Science of the Red Planet (McFarland and Company). Senior Editor, with Eric Rabkin and George
Human in the Circuit, / Perceptions of Depth (short fiction collections), Borgo Press. Spring, 2011.
Lightpaths. (novel), Borgo Press re-release. Revised and with new Afterword. 2011.
Standing Wave (novel), Borgo Press re-release. Revised and with new Afterword. 2011.
“The Hollow Earthlings” (short story) in Aberrant Dreams, September 2010.
“The End of Mirth” (short story) in Flurb #10 (September 2010).
“Monuments of Unageing Intellect” (novelet) in Analog Science Fiction Science Fact
(June 2009). Honorably mentioned by Gardner Dozois in Year’s Best SF 2009.
“Flame of Branches” (short story) in vMeme21 (new media/multimedia, June 2009)
“Knot Your Grandfather’s Knot” (short story) in Analog Science Fiction Science Fact, March 2008
“Palimpsest” (short story) in Analog Science Fiction Science Fact, September 2007.
Journalism and Creative Nonfiction:
Essays on “Areology” and “Fisheries Science” in Encyclopedia of Applied Sciences, Salem Press, Pasadena, California, 2011.
Essays on “Wild fires,” “Population Connection,” and “Kirkpatrick Sale” in Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues. Salem Press, Pasadena, California 2010.
Destry Rides Again. In The Thirties in America. Salem Press, Pasadena, California 2010.
“The Other Part of the Equation.” In Thoreau’s Legacy: American Stories About Global Warming. A Project of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Penguin Classics
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2009.
Too numerous to mention, but of special recent note are:
“Emergent Properties,” prose poem in Astropoetica, Summer 2011.
“Boomer Dog Days” in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, June 2011.
"Bumbershoot" in Abyss and Apex, 2009. Winner, Science Fiction Poetry Association 2010 Dwarf Stars Award. Conferred 2011.
Reprinted in Nebula Awards Showcase 2012.
“Verne Among the Punks, or ‘It’s Not All Just a Victorian Clockwork’.” In Verniana:
Journal of the North American Jules Verne Society, Volume 1, 2009. Reprint in Exhibition Hall magazine (2010).
“Out of the Ghetto, Endlessly Grokking: A Toast to Frank McConnell.” In The Science of Fiction and the Fiction of Science: Collected Essays on SF Storytelling and the Gnostic Imagination by Frank McConnell. Ed. Gary Westfahl. Greenwood Press (February 2009).
“When The Eternal and the Ephemeral Collide: The Deep Appeal of Meteors and Meteorites.” Creative nonfiction. Originally slated for WGN: Journal of the International Meteor Organization. Hove, Belgium, February 2008, but editorial changes have meant it now appears in Proceedings of the International MeteorConference: Sachticka, Slovakia, 18-21 September 2008 (issued 2009) and inWGN: Journal of the International Meteor Organization 2012.
Professional Activities and Offices:
Keynote Speaker, “Edgar Allan Poe and the French Connection,” October 27, 2010. Presentation sponsored jointly by Fresno County Library system, National Endowment for the Arts Big Read, and L’Alliance Francaise.
Symposium Organizer, Emcee and Panel Moderator, “Ray Bradbury, Poet of the American Dreamtime” tribute symposium, Fresno County Big Read 2010 program, March19-20, 2010
Coordinator, Author panel on Steampunk and Extraordinary Voyages, for the 2009 J.Lloyd Eaton Conference.
Programming Co-ordinator, with Melissa Conway, Eric Rabkin, and George Slusser, for “Chronicling Mars”: The 2008 J.Lloyd Eaton Conference, University of
11.15.07 Episode 12 of Dragon in the Land is online
Howard has posted the final episode of twelve installments from his latest online serial: What To Do Before The Nightmare Comes True—Again. Read episode twelve of the prognostic Dragon in the Land: People and Mega-fire in California and bring closure to the acclaimed serial.