Mike Resnick
1942-2020

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Mike Resnick stands first on the Locus list of all-time award winners, living or dead, for short fiction, and 4th on the all-time list of award winners for all lengths. 

Mike Resnick was born in 1942, attended the University of Chicago where he met and married Carol, and is the father of Laura Resnick, herself a Campbell Award winner. He currently resides in Cincinnati. He was a prolific author of over 65 novels, over 250 stories, and 2 screenplays. Mike also edited more than 40 anthologies, and was the Executive Editor of Jim Baen’s Universe. His work appeared in more than 25 languages.

Titles

THE SOUL EATER

BIRTHRIGHT: THE BOOK OF MAN

A MIRACLE OF RARE DESIGN

WALPURGIS III

THE RED TAPE WAR (with Jack L. Chalker and George Alec Effinger)

IVORY: A LEGEND OF PAST AND FUTURE

A MIRACLE OF RARE DESIGN

SECOND CONTACT

A HUNGER IN THE SOUL

KIRINYAGA: A FABLE OF UTOPIA

THE OUTPOST

DRAGON AMERICA

SHAKA II

THE CASSANDRA PROJECT (with Jack McDevitt)

BULLY/BWANA (two novellas)

"Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge" (novella)

"Kilimanjaro: A Fable of Utopia" (novella)

 

Tales of the Galactic Midway 

          SIDESHOW (Book 1)

          THE THREE-LEGGED HOOTCH DANCER (Book 2)

          THE WILD ALIEN TAMER (Book 3)

          THE BEST ROOTIN' TOOTIN' SHOOTIN' GUNSLINGER

          IN THE WHOLE DAMNED GALAXY (Book 4)

          THE BRANCH

 

Tales of the Velvet Comet

          EROS ASCENDING (Book 1)

          EROS AT ZENITH (Book 2)

          EROS DESCENDING (Book 3)

          EROS AT NADIR (Book 4)

 

The Chronicles of Lucifer Jones

          ADVENTURES (Book 1)

          EXPLOITS (Book 2)

          ENCOUNTERS (Book 3)

          HAZARDS (Book 4)

 

Santiago Series

          SANTIAGO: A Myth of the Far Future (Book 1)

          THE RETURN OF SANTIAGO (Book 2)

          THE DARK LADY: A Romance of the Far Future

 

John Justin Mallory Series

          STALKING THE UNICORN: A Fable of Tonight (Book 1)

          STALKING THE VAMPIRE: A Fable of Tonight (Book 2)

          STALKING THE DRAGON: A Fable of Tonight (Book 3)

          STALKING THE ZOMBIE (Collection)

 

The Galactic Comedy Series

          PARADISE (Book 1)

          PURGATORY (Book 2)

          INFERNO (Book 3)

 

The Widowmaker Series

          THE WIDOWMAKER (Book 1)

          THE WIDOWMAKER REBORN (Book 2)

          THE WINDOWMAKER UNLEASHED (Book 3)

          A GATHERING OF WIDOWMAKERS (Book 4)

 

The Oracle Trilogy Series

          SOOTHSAYER (Book 1)

          ORACLE (Book 2)

          PROPHET (Book 3)

 

Eli Paxton Mysteries

          DOG IN THE MANGER (Book 1)

          THE TROJAN COLT (Book 2)

          CAT ON A COLD TIN ROOF (Book 3)

 

Art Encounters Series

          LADY WITH AN ALIEN: an Encounter with Leonardo da Vinci (Book 1)

          A CLUB IN MONTMARTRE: an Encounter with Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Book 2)

          WORLD BEHIND THE DOOR: An Encounter with Salvador Dali (Book 3)

 

Weird West Series

          THE BUNTLINE SPECIAL (Book 1)

          THE DOCTOR AND THE KID (Book 2)

          THE DOCTOR AND THE ROUGH RIDERS (Book 3)

          THE DOCTOR AND THE DINOSAURS (Book 4)

 

The Starship Series

          STARSHIP: MUTINY (Book 1)

          STARSHIP: PIRATE (Book 2)

          STARSHIP: MERCENARY (Book 3)

          STARSHIP: REBEL (Book 4)

          STARSHIP: FLAGSHIP (Book 5)

 

The Dead Enders

          THE FORTRESS IN ORION

          THE PRISON IN ANTARES

 

Collections include:

          WILL THE LAST PERSON TO LEAVE THE PLANET PLEASE TURN OFF THE SUN?

          DREAMWISH BEASTS AND SNARKS

          STALKING THE WILD RESNICK

          WIN SOME, LOSE SOME

          RESNICK'S MENAGERIE

          WITH A LITTLE MORE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

          RESNICK ABROAD

          MASTERS OF THE GALAXY

          RESNICK ON THE LOOSE

 

Tie-ins

          BATTLESTAR GALACTICA #5: GALACTICA DISCOVERS EARTH

          LAURA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER: THE AMULET OF POWER

Anthologies

          NEW VOICES IN SCIENCE FICTION

          ALTERNATE KENNEDYS

          ALTERNATE PRESIDENTS

          ALTERNATE OUTLAWS

          ALTERNATE WARRIORS

          ALTERNATE TYRANTS

          INSIDE THE FUNHOUSE

          ALADDIN: MASTER OF THE LAMP

          PINK ELEPHANTS AND HAIRY TOADS: SHORT STORIES

          THROUGH DARKEST RESNICK WITH GUN AND CAMERA

          THE ALIEN HEART

          AN ALIEN LAND

          SOLO FLIGHTS THROUGH SHARED WORLDS

          A SAFARI OF THE MIND

          WHATDUNITS

          MORE WHATDUNITS

          DINOSAUR FANTASTIC (with Martin H. Greenberg)

          RETURN OF THE DINOSAURS (with Martin H. Greenberg)

          DEALS WITH THE DEVIL (with Martin H. Greenberg and Loren D. Estleman)

          BY ANY OTHER FAME

          SHERLOCK HOLMES IN ORBIT

          CHRISTMAS GHOSTS (with Martin H. Greenberg)

          WITCH FANTASTIC (with Martin H. Greenberg)

          GIRLS FOR THE SLIME GOD

          FUTURE EARTHS: UNDER SOUTH AMERICAN SKIES (with Gardner Dozois)

          FUTURE EARTHS UNDER AFRICAN SKIES

          FUTURE EARTHS UNDER AMERICAN SKIES

          THE OTHER TEDDY ROOSEVELTS

          SHAGGY B.E.M. STORIES

          WHEN DIPLOMACY FAILS (with Eric Flint)

          THE BEST OF JIM BAEN'S UNIVERSE 2 (with Eric Flint)

          THE WORLDS OF EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS (with Bob Garcia)

Awards

  • Mike Resnick's impressive awards list includes 5 Hugos, a Nebula, and other major awards in the USA, France, Japan, Spain, Croatia, and Poland. 

  • Seiun-Sho (Japan) for Best Novel: KIRINYAGA

  • Ictineus Award (Catalan) for Best Translated Story: "Soulmates" (with Lezli Robyn)

  • Hugo Award, Best Short Story, "Kirinyaga"

  • Hugo Award, Best Novelette, "The Manamouki" 

  • Hugo Award, 2004, Best Short Story, "Travels with my Cats"

  • Hugo Award, Best Novella, "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge"

  • Hugo Award, Best Novella, "The 43 Antarean Dynasties"

  • HOMer Award, Best Novelette, "The Manamouki"

  • HOMer Award, "Song of a Dry River" 

  • HOMer Award, "Mwalimu in the Squared Circle" 

  • HOMer Award, Best Novella, "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge"

  • HOMer Award, "Bibi "(with Susan Shwartz) 

  • HOMer Award, "When the Old Gods Die"

  • HOMer Award, Best Novel, KIRINYAGA: A FABLE OF UTOPIA

  • HOMer Award, "Hothouse Flowers" 

  • HOMer Award, "Hunting the Snark" 

  • Nebula Award, Best Novella, "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge"

  • Skylark Award for Lifetime Achievement in Science Fiction

  • Universitat Politecnia de Catalunya Novella, "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge" 

  • Hayakawa (Japan), Science Fiction, "For I Have Touched the Sky"

  • Tour Eiffel Award (French), Best Novel, THE DARK LADY 
    Prix Ozone Award (French), Best Novella, "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge"

  • Ignotus (Spanish Hugo), Best Novella, "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge"

  • Ignotus (Spanish Hugo), "The 43 Antarean Dynastics"

  • Ignotus (Spanish Hugo), "Down Memory Lane"

  • Xatafi-Cyberdark (Spain), "For I Have Touched the Sky"

  • Universitat Politechnia de Catalunya Contest (Spain), Best Novella, "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge"

  • Futura Award (Croatian), Best Novella, "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge" 

  • Nowa Fantastyka Award (Polish), Best Short Story, "Kirinyaga"

  • Sfinks Award (Polish), "For I Have Touched the Sky"

  • Sfinks Award (Polish), "When the Old Gods Die"

  • Alexander Award (AT&T), "Winter Solstice"

  • Golden Pagoda Award, "The Manamouki"

  • Locus Award, "When the Old Gods Die"

  • American Dog Writers Award, Best Short Fiction, "The Last Dog"

  • American Dog Writers Award, Best Short Fiction, "Blue"

  • Asimov's Readers' Award, Best Short Story, "The Elephants on Neptune"

  • Asimov's Readers' Award, "The 43 Anatrean Dynasties"

  • Asimov's Readers' Award, "Hunting the Snark"

  • Asimov's Readers' Award, "Old MacDonald Had a Farm"

  • Asimov's Readers' Award, "Travels with My Cats"

  • HOMer Award, Best Short Story, "The Elephants on Neptune"

  • Prix Ozone (French), Best Foreign Short Story, "How I Wrote the New Testament, Brought Forth the Renaissance, and Birdied the 17th Hole at Pebble Beach."

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