Mike Resnick

Mike Resnick

Mike Resnick is, according to Locus, the trade paper of the science fiction field, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short fiction. When you add in his novels and related non-fiction, he stands fourth on the all-time list, ahead of Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, George R. R. Martin, and Philip K. Dick.


Mike is the winner of 5 Hugo Awards, from a record 36 nominations. He has also won the Nebula, and other major awards in the United States, France, Spain, Poland, Catalonia, Croatia, and Japan, and has been short-listed for major awards in England, Italy and Australia.

He is the author of 72 science fiction novels and 3 mystery novels, more than 275 short stories, and 3 screenplays (one for Miramax, one for Capella International, and one for Jupiter 9), and is the editor of 41 anthologies. He has also written 7 books of non-fiction.

Mike was the science fiction consultant for BenBella Books from 2004 through 2006, the co-editor of Jim Baen’s Universe from 2007 to 2010, and currently edits the Stellar Guild line of books for Arc Manor, as well as the bi-monthly magazine, Galaxy’s Edge.

He was the Guest of Honor at the 2012 World Science Fiction Convention, the highest honor the science fiction field has to offer.

His 2013 releases include The Trojan Colt (Seventh Street), ¬The Doctor and the Dinosaurs (Pyr), and The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs (Baen Books, co-edited with R. J. Garcia).

His 2014 released will include Cat on a Cold Tin Roof (Seventh Street), First Person Peculiar (Wordfire Press), Away Ganes (Wordfire Press), The Gods of Sagittarius (Baen Books, collaboration with bestseller Eric Flint), and The Fortress in Orion (Pyr).

Mike married Carol, his wife of 52 years, in February of 1961. Their daughter, Laura, is an award-winning fantasy writer. In their spare time (spare time?) they bred and exhibited 23 champion collies, and took half a dozen prolonged trips to Africa.

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