G. David Nordley (born 1947 in Minneapolis) is a science fiction writer, physicist, and astronautical engineering consultant whose fiction writing is most associated with Analog Science Fiction and Fact. His fiction is under the name G. David Nordley while his technical writing is written under the name Gerald D. Nordley. He is a fellow of the British Interplanetary Society and a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Gerald is an active participant in the Contact Conference, which is currently held every two years in Northern California.
|The Black Hole Project (with C. S. Lowe)||2013||Variations on a Theme 2013||Based on "Kremer's Limit," "The Small Pond," "Imperfect Gods," "Loki's Realm," and "Vertex" in Analog 2006–2007|
|To Climb a Flat Mountain||2012||Variations on a Theme 2013||Earlier version published as a serial in Analog|
Part 1 – 129/11 (Nov 2009)
- Nordley, G. David (2013). After the Vikings : tales of future Mars. Variations on a Theme.
- — (2015). After the Vikings : tales of future Mars. Reprint. Brief Candle Press.
|The Snows of Venus (short story)||1991||Analog 111/6 (May 1991)|
|A Democracy of Cannibals (short story)||1991||Midnight Zoo 1/5 (May/Jun 1991)|
|A Calendar of Chaos (novelette)||1991||Analog 111/14 (Dec 1991)|
|Morning on Mars (short story)||1992||Analog 112/7&8 (Jun 1992)|
|In HIS Image (short story)||1992||Analog 112/9 (Aug 1992)|
|Attraction (vignette)||1993||Analog 112/10 (Sep 1992)|
|Barriers (short story)||1992||Fantasy & Science Fiction 82/5 (Oct/Nov 1992)|
|P.C. Software (short story)||1992||Analog 112/13 (MidDec 1992)|
|Poles Apart (novella)||1992||Analog 113/1&2 (Jan 1993)|
|The Day of Their Coming (novelette)||1994||'Asimov's 18/3 (Mar 1994)|
|Hunting the Space Whale (novelette)||1993||Tomorrow 1/4 (#4 1993)|
|Into the Miranda Rift||1993||Analog 113/8&9 (Jul 1993)|
|Out of the Quiet Years (short story)||1994||Asimov's 18/8 (Jul 1994)|
|Network (novella)||1994||Analog 114/3 (Feb 1994)|
|Tin Angel (novella with H. G. Stratmann)||1994||Analog 114/8&9 (Jul/Aug 1994)|
|Comet Gypsies||1995||Asimov's 19/3 (Mar 1995)|
|His Father's Voice||1994||Analog 114/11 (Sep 1994)||Cyberdreams (French Anthology) 1995|
|Karl's Marine and Spacecraft Repair (novellete)||1994||Analog 114/14 (Dec 1994)|
|The Protean Solution (short story)||1994||Tomorrow 2/3 (Jun 1994)||Based on an image by Paul Lehr|
|Of Fire and Ice (novelette)||1995||Mindsparks (Spring 1995)|
|Alice's Asteroid (short story)||1995||Asimov's 19/10 (Sep 1995)|
|Dawn Venus||1995||Asimov's 19/11 (Oct 1995)||Isaac Asimov's Solar System, Dozois, Ace(1999)|
|Final Review||1995||Analog 115/8&9 (Jul/Aug 1995)|
|Martian Valkyrie||1996||Analog 116/1&2 (Jan 1996)|
|The Kubota Effect||1996||Analog 116/6 (May 1996)|
|Fugue on a Sunken Continent||1996||Analog 116/13 (Nov 1996)|
|Messengers of Chaos||1997||Asimov's 21/1 (Jan 1997)|
|This Old Rock||1997||Analog 117/4 (Apr 1997)|
|From Every Opening Flower (novelette with Jonny Duffy)||1997||Analog 117/9 (Sep 1997)|
|Crossing Chao Meng Fu||1997||Analog 117/12 (Dec 1997)||Year's Best SF, 15th Ed.,1998|
|A Life on Mars||1998||Analog 118/7&8 (Jul/Aug 1998)|
|Democritus' Violin||1999||Analog 119/4 (Apr 1999)|
|Mustardseed (vignette)||1999||Asimov's 23/8 (Aug 1999)|
|The Touch (short story)||1999||Age of Reason SFF.net (anth 1999)|
|The Forest Between the Worlds||2000||Asimov's 24/2 (Feb 2000)|
|Relic of Chaos||2001||Analog 121/1 (Jan 2001)|
|Burdens||2001||Artemis" #4 (Spring 2001)|
|The Fire and the Wind||2003||Analog 123/7&8 (July/Aug 2003)|
|Harpoon||2005||Analog 124/5 (May 2004)|
|Voice of Ages (short story in anthology)||2006||Golden Age SF Hadley Rille (anth 2006)|
|Kremer's Limit (novella with C.Sanford.Lowe)||2006||Analog 126/7&8 (Jul/Aug 2006)|
|Imperfect Gods (novella with C.Sanford.Lowe)||2006||Analog 126/12 (Dec 2006)|
|The Small Pond (novella with C.Sanford.Lowe) )||2007||Analog 127/3 (Mar 2007)|
|Loki's Realm (novella with C.Sanford.Lowe)||2007||Analog 127/7&8 (Jul 2007)|
|Hell Orbit (novelette in anthology)||2007||Visual Journeys Hadley Rille (anth 2007)||Based on an image by Wolf Read|
|Vertex (novella with C.Sanford.Lowe)||2007||Analog 127/9 (Sep 2007)|
|The fountain||2013||Nordley, G. David (June 2013). "The fountain". Asimov's Science Fiction. 37 (6): 14–30.||Novelette|
|A Wartime Draught (novelette)||2013||How Beer Saved the World Sky Warrior (anth 2013)|
Critical studies and reviews of Nordley's work
- Klein, Jay Kay (February 1994). "G. David Nordley". BioLog. Analog. 114 (3).
- "Who We Are: Gerald D. Nordley". ieti.org. Invitation to ETI. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
Maj. Gerald D. Nordley, USAF (ret.), FBIS, is an astronautical engineering consultant who focuses on interstellar travel and other space-related subjects. He has degrees in physics and systems management, has led orbital operations and advanced space propulsion research, and has written articles and technical papers on advanced propulsion subjects (interstellar propulsion, antimatter, particle beams, and tethers). [...] He is also, as G. David Nordley, an award-winning science fiction and science writer and illustrator.
- "Gerald David Nordley's Home Page". Retrieved 20 October 2013.
- "1994 Hugo Awards". thehugoawards.org. World Science Fiction Society. Archived from the original on 20 July 2010. Retrieved 20 July 2010.
- "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 1994 Nebula Awards". locusmag.com. Locus Publications. Archived from the original on 20 July 2010. Retrieved 20 July 2010.
- Previously published as an e-book by Scorpius Digital Publishing, 2001
- Short stories unless otherwise noted.