The John Shirley papers consist of material related to Shirley's 1989 collection of short stories,
Heatseeker, and includes galley proofs and annotated typescripts. Also included is the original introduction to the work written and
printed out by author William Gibson.
John Shirley is an American writer of novels, short stories, television scripts, screenplays and songs. He is considered to
be one of the originators of cyperpunk fiction, a subgenre of science fiction characterized by advanced technological societies
in a dystopian future, or "high tech low life." He is also known for writing horror fiction, singing in a number of punk bands,
and writing songs for the band Blue Öyster Cult.
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