Jack McDevitt

Jack McDevitt

Jack McDevitt (born 1935) is an award-winning American science fiction author.

He is a former English teacher, naval officer, Philadelphia taxi driver, customs officer and motivational trainer. His work has been on the final ballot for the Nebula Awards for 12 of the past 13 years. His first novel, The Hercules Text, was published in the celebrated Ace Specials series and won the Philip K. Dick Special Award. In 1991, McDevitt won the first $10,000 UPC International Prize for his novella, "Ships in the Night." The Engines of God was a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and his novella, "Time Travelers Never Die," was nominated for both the Hugo and the Nebula awards.

McDevitt lives in Georgia with his wife, Maureen, where he plays chess, reads mysteries and eats lunch regularly with his cronies.

Updated December 6, 2022
Photo: Maureen McDevitt



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Series by Jack McDevitt

Alex Benedict (9 books)
Ancient Shores (2 books)
The Engines of God / Priscilla 'Hutch' Hutchins (8 books)

Speculative Fiction Books

(Alex Benedict #10 / 10)
2024 | science fiction, space opera | Release date 2024
(Alex Benedict #9 / 10)
2023 | science fiction, space opera
(Alex Benedict #8 / 10)
2019 | science fiction, space opera
(The Engines of God / Priscilla 'Hutch' Hutchins #8 / 8)
2018 | science fiction, space opera
(Ancient Shores #2 / 2)
2015 | science fiction
(Alex Benedict #7 / 10)
2014 | science fiction, space opera
(The Engines of God / Priscilla 'Hutch' Hutchins #7 / 8)
2013 | science fiction, space opera
2012 | science fiction
(Alex Benedict #6 / 10)
2011 | science fiction, space opera
(Alex Benedict #5 / 10)
2010 | science fiction, space opera
2009 | science fiction
2009 | science fiction, short stories
(Alex Benedict #4 / 10)
2008 | science fiction, space opera
(The Engines of God / Priscilla 'Hutch' Hutchins #6 / 8)
2007 | science fiction, space opera
(The Engines of God / Priscilla 'Hutch' Hutchins #5 / 8)
2006 | science fiction, space opera
2006 | science fiction, short stories
(Alex Benedict #3 / 10)
2005 | science fiction, space opera
2005 | science fiction, short stories
(Alex Benedict #2 / 10)
2004 | science fiction, space opera
(The Engines of God / Priscilla 'Hutch' Hutchins #4 / 8)
2003 | science fiction, space opera
(The Engines of God / Priscilla 'Hutch' Hutchins #3 / 8)
2002 | science fiction, space opera
(The Engines of God / Priscilla 'Hutch' Hutchins #2 / 8)
2001 | science fiction, space opera
2000 | science fiction, collection
2000 | science fiction, space opera
1998 | science fiction
1997 | science fiction
(Ancient Shores #1 / 2)
1996 | science fiction
(The Engines of God / Priscilla 'Hutch' Hutchins #1 / 8)
1994 | science fiction, space opera
(Alex Benedict #1 / 10)
1989 | science fiction, space opera
1986 | science fiction