Richard Garfinkle (born 1961) is an American writer of science fiction.
He has taught at numerous writers' workshops at Windycon, an annual Chicago-area science fiction convention, and at Chicon 2000, the 58th World Science Fiction Convention, held in Chicago.
- Celestial Matters (novel, Tor Books, April 1996). ISBN 0-312-85934-1
- All of an Instant (novel, Tor Books, November 1999). One of the most original sci fi novels of all time. ISBN 0-312-86617-8
- "The Last Invasion of Ireland" in Once Upon a Galaxy, Wil McCarthy, Martin H. Greenberg, and John Helfers, eds. (collection, Daw Books, September 2002). ISBN 0-7564-0091-0
- Three Steps to the Universe: From the Sun to Black Holes to the Mystery of Dark Matter (nonfiction, with brother David Garfinkle, University of Chicago Press, November 2008). ISBN 0-226-28346-1
- Exaltations (novel, Achronal Press, June 2009). ISBN 978-0-578-03514-7
- Wayland's Principia (novel, Achronal Press, August 2009). ISBN 978-0-578-02362-5
- "Compton Crook Award Winners". Baltimore Science Fiction Society. Retrieved June 25, 2012.
- Chicago 2000 World Science Fiction Convention page