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When displaying an author's bibliography, one of the options at the top of the Web page is "Alphabetical", which leads to an alphabetical display of the authors works. The first section of the page shows speculative fiction works by the displayed author. If the author is also responsible for non-genre titles, they are displayed in the second section. Within each section the sequence of display is:

  1. Novels
  2. Collections
  3. Omnibuses
  4. Serials
  5. Magazine editor
  6. Anthologies
  7. Chapbooks
  8. Nonfiction
  9. Cover art
  10. Interior art
  11. Short Fiction
  12. Poems
  13. Essays
  14. Reviews
  15. Interviews

Within each section, the titles are displayed in alphabetical order.