Timelines of books and short stories by Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury

Ray Douglas Bradbury (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) was an American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction author. Best known for his dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 (1953) and for the science fiction and horror stories gathered together as The Martian Chronicles (1950) and The Illustrated Man (1951), Bradbury was one of the most celebrated 20th- and 21st-century American genre writers. He wrote and consulted on many screenplays and television scripts, including Moby Dick and It Came from Outer Space. Many of his works have been adapted into comic books, television shows, and films. Wikipedia

In a career that spanned over 70 years Ray Bradbury produced an incredible body of work, including 11 novels and over 400 short stories and novelettes. His contribution to science fiction and literature has been recognised with multiple awards and honours. These include awards for individual works like the Prometheus Award for Fahrenheit 451 and an Emmy Award for the screenplay, The Halloween Tree as well as multiple lifetime achievements awards.

Other notable honours

The Apollo 15 astronnauts named an impact crater on the moon the “Dandelion Crater” in honor of Bradbury’s novel Dandelion Wine.

The asteroid “9766 Bradbury” was named in his honour

He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

He was the 10th SFWA Grand Master (Science Fiction Writers of America)

The NASA Curiosity landing site on the planet Mars was named “Bradbury Landing

Full list of Ray Bradbury’s awards and honours


Timelines of Works By Ray Bradbury

We have 2 different timelines of works by Ray Bradbury, you can view the embedded versions of the timeline below or follow the links to open them in full screen (recommended). Double click any event to open the reading window and read the entire Wikipedia article.

Novels by Ray Bradbury

Short story collections by Ray Bradbury

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Novels by Ray Bradbury

This is a complete timeline of all 11 novels published by Ray Bradbury.

Short story collections by Ray Bradbury

This timeline shows nearly all of Bradbury’s short story collections (36 in total)


Image Credit: “Ray Bradbury (1975) -cropped-” photo by Alan Light. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Commons.

Source articles (Wikipedia):Ray BradburyRay Bradbury bibliography and Ray Bradbury short fiction bibliography

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