Worldcon Schedule

I’m very excited to be planning to attend my first in-person convention in quite some time: this year’s Worldcon is Chicon 8 in Chicago! My schedule is heavy with AI this year: Controlling for Bias in AI – Grand Hall I Friday, September 2, 2022, 2:30 PM CDT Can an AI Be a Person? – […]

A Murder a Day

…keeps everyone away! I thought it might be fun to write up a description of a little writing challenge I set to myself this year. I’ve been thinking a lot about my writing habits, which have gotten pretty spotty as my day job has gotten more stressful, and also about the nature of creativity: it’s […]

Welcome Manchester Library Fans!

If you’re here looking for what you heard me read, you can find my Spooky Hour reading, the short story No Body, online for free here (under “Selected Fiction” up top). Or, my High Noon space western was from my novel RED NOISE, available all over the place. Happy reading!

Red Noise is Out!

Murphy skillfully transports spaghetti western tropes to a lawless space station in this action-packed debut. Publisher’s Weekly The ebook and audiobook versions of my debut science fiction novel Red Noise are out and available to download and start reading or listening right now! Red Noise is the story of an asteroid miner who just wants […]

See You at Readercon!

Less than a week to go until Readercon 30. I’ll be there all weekend if you want to stop and say hi or attend one of my panels, my reading, or my kaffeeklatsch! Here’s where I’ll be and what I’ll be doing: Friday 8:00 PMSalon C – Reading: John P. MurphyI’ll be reading from my […]

My Boskone Schedule

Just a quick thing, for those of you who will be in Boston next week — Boskone 56 will be going on, and looks to be a lot of fun! I’ve got a couple of panels talking about some of my favorite topics with some of my favorite people, and what promises to be a fun […]