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Mike Resnick

(Michael Diamond Resnick)
USA (1942 - )
Father of Laura Resnick

Michael Diamond Resnick, better known by his published name Mike Resnick, is a popular and prolific American science fiction author. He has 5 Hugo Awards and other awards in the USA, France, Japan, Spain, Croatia and Poland. As of 2007, he is first on the Locus list of all-time award winners, living or dead, for short fiction, and 4th on the Locus list of science fiction's all-time top award winners in all fiction categories. He is also a long-time participant in science fiction fandom. Resnick has been the Guest of Honor at some 30 science fiction conventions, and Toastmaster at a dozen others.
 
Series
The Goddess of GanymedePursuit on Ganymede
 
Birthright: The Book of ManSantiago: A Myth of the Far FutureThe Dark Lady: A Romance of the Far Future
 
SideshowThe Three-legged Hootch DancerThe Wild Alien TamerThe Best Rootin' Tootin' Shootin' Gunslinger in the Whole Damned Galaxy
 
Eros AscendingEros At ZenithEros DescendingEros At Nadir
Tales Of The Velvet Comet
 
Adventures: The Chronicles of Lucifer Jones, 1922-1926Exploits: The Chronicles of Lucifer Jones, 1926-1931Encounters: The Chronicles of Lucifer Jones, 1931-1934Hazards: The Chronicles of Lucifer Jones, 1934-1938
Lucifer Jones
 
Stalking the UnicornStalking the VampireStalking the DragonStalking the Zombie
 
Paradise: A Chronicle of a Distant WorldPurgatoryInferno: A Chronicle of a Distant WorldMike Resnick's The Galactic Comedy
 
Oracle
1. Soothsayer (1991)
2. Oracle (1992)
3. Prophet (1993)
SoothsayerOracleProphet
 
The WidowmakerThe Widowmaker RebornThe Widowmaker UnleashedA Gathering Of Widowmakers
Widowmakers
 
Dog in the MangerThe Trojan ColtCat on a Cold Tin Roof
 
Tales of Kirinyaga
Bwana (1999)
 
Dragon America
1. Revolution (2003)
Revolution
 
Starship
1. Mutiny (2005)
2. Pirate (2006)
3. Mercenary (2007)
4. Rebel (2008)
5. Flagship (2009)
MutinyPirateMercenaryRebel
Flagship
 
The Buntline SpecialThe Doctor and the KidThe Doctor and the Rough RiderThe Doctor and the Dinosaurs
 
Dead Enders
1. The Fortress in Orion (2014)
The Fortress in Orion
 
Novels
RedbeardThe Soul EaterWalpurgis IIIThe Branch
Ivory: A Legend of Past and FutureSecond ContactKirinyagaThe Red Tape War
A Miracle of Rare Design: A Tragedy of TranscendenceA Hunger in the SoulThe OutpostThe Return of Santiago
Lady with an Alien: An Encounter with Leonardo Da VinciA Club in Montmartre: An Encounter with Henri Toulouse-lautrecWorld Behind the Door: An Encounter with Salvador DaliThe Other Teddy Roosevelts
BenchwarmerThe Cassandra Project
 
Omnibus
Bwana / BullyPhoenix Pick Novella Bundle Number 1
 
Collections
Stalking the Wild ResnickUnauthorized AutobiographiesThrough Darkest Resnick with Gun and CameraPink Elephants and Hairy Toads
Will the Last Person To Leave the Planet Please Shut Off the Sun?Solo Flights Through Shared WorldsAn Alien LandA Safari of the Mind
Magic Feathers: The Mike And Nick ShowTales of the Galactic MidwayHunting the Snark: And Other Short NovelsLegends of Santiago
New Dreams for OldDreamwish Beasts and SnarksBlasphemyThe Hugo Stories - Volume 1
The Hugo Stories - Volume 2The Hugo Stories - Volume 3The Hugo Stories - Volume 4The Hugo Stories - Volume 5
The Incarceration of Captain Nebula: And Other Lost FuturesWith a Little More Help From My FriendsMasters of the GalaxyWin Some, Lose Some
Resnick's MenagerieFirst Person Peculiar
 
Novellas
Bully!Kilimanjaro: A Fable of UtopiaShaka IIKeepsakes
RedchapelConspiraciesSeven Views of Olduvai GorgeSix Blind Men and an Alien
 
Series contributed to
Galactica Discovers Earth
 
The Amulet of Power
 
Nebula Awards Showcase 2007
 
Untold Adventures
 
Anthology series
Dinosaur FantasticWitch Fantastic
 
Anthologies edited
Shaggy B.E.M. Stories (1988)
     aka Dirty Rotten Aliens
Alternate Presidents (1989)
The Gods of War (1992) (with Jody Lynn Nye and Christopher Stasheff)
Alternate Kennedys (1992)
Inside the Funhouse: 17 SF Stories About SF (1992)
Whatdunits (1992)
Aladdin : Master of the Lamp (1992) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Future Earths : Under African Skies (1993) (with Gardner Dozois)
More Whatdunits (1993)
Future Earths : Under South American Skies (1993) (with Gardner Dozois)
Alternate Warriors (1993)
Christmas Ghosts (1993) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Alternate Worldcons (1994)
In Space No One Can Hear You Laugh (1994)
By Any Other Fame (1994) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Alternate Outlaws (1994)
Deals with the Devil (1994) (with Loren D Estleman and Martin H Greenberg)
Sherlock Holmes in Orbit (1995) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Alternate Tyrants (1997)
Return of the Dinosaurs (1997) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Tombs, Travel and Trouble (1997) (with Lawrence Griswold)
Girls for the Slime God (1997)
Alternate Skiffy (1997) (with Patrick Nielsen Hayden)
Women Writing Science Fiction as Men (2003)
Stars: Original Stories Based on Janis Ian Songs (2003) (with Janis Ian)
Men Writing Science Fiction As Women (2003) (with Martin H Greenberg)
I, Alien (2005)
Down These Dark Spaceways (2005)
This Is My Funniest: Leading Science Fiction Writers Present Their Funniest Stories Ever (2006)
Space Cadets (2006)
This Is My Funniest 2: Leading Science Fiction Writers Present Their Funniest Stories Ever (2007)
Alien Crimes (2007)
The Dragon Done It (2008) (with Eric Flint)
The Best of Jim Baen's Universe II (2008) (with Eric Flint)
When Diplomacy Fails: An Anthology of Military Science Fiction (2008) (with Eric Flint)
Bug-Eyed Monsters and Bimbos (2011)
The Alchemy Press Book of Pulp Heroes (2012) (with Peter Atkins)
The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs (2013) (with Robert Garcia)
Shaggy B.E.M. StoriesAlternate PresidentsThe Gods of WarAlternate Kennedys
Inside the Funhouse: 17 SF Stories About SFWhatdunitsAladdin : Master of the LampFuture Earths : Under African Skies
More WhatdunitsFuture Earths : Under South American SkiesAlternate WarriorsChristmas Ghosts
In Space No One Can Hear You LaughBy Any Other FameAlternate OutlawsDeals with the Devil
Sherlock Holmes in OrbitAlternate TyrantsReturn of the DinosaursTombs, Travel and Trouble
Girls for the Slime GodAlternate SkiffyWomen Writing Science Fiction as MenStars: Original Stories Based on Janis Ian Songs
Men Writing Science Fiction As WomenI, AlienDown These Dark SpacewaysThis Is My Funniest: Leading Science Fiction Writers Present Their Funniest Stories Ever
Space CadetsThis Is My Funniest 2: Leading Science Fiction Writers Present Their Funniest Stories EverAlien CrimesThe Dragon Done It
The Best of Jim Baen's Universe IIWhen Diplomacy Fails: An Anthology of Military Science FictionBug-Eyed Monsters and BimbosThe Alchemy Press Book of Pulp Heroes
The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs
 
Non fiction
Putting It Together: Turning Sow's Ear Drafts into Silk Purse StoriesI Have This Nifty Idea: ...Now What Do I Do with It?Once a Fan...Resnick at Large
New Voices in Science FictionWorldcon Guest of Honor SpeechesHistory Revisited: Real Historians Debate the Best of Alternate HistoryHistory Revisited: The Great Battles: Eminent Historians Take On the Great Works of Alternative History
...Always a Fan: True Stories from a Life in Science FictionThe Business of Science Fiction: Two Insiders Discuss Writing and PublishingResnick AbroadResnick on the Loose
 
Anthologies containing stories by Mike Resnick
Great Tales of Mystery and SuspenseNebula Awards 25Inside the Funhouse: 17 SF Stories About SFTales of the Wandering Jew
XanaduFuture Earths : Under African SkiesAlternate WarriorsThe Norton Book of Science Fiction
Betcha Can't Read Just OneThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: A 40th Anniversary AnthologyAlien Pregnant by ElvisWeird Tales from Shakespeare
The Year's Best Science Fiction Eleventh Annual CollectionDeals with the DevilTales of the BatmanSuperheroes
Sherlock Holmes in OrbitThe Year's Best Science Fiction Twelfth Annual CollectionThe Book of KingsThe Ultimate Alien
Killing Me SoftlyCastle FantasticThe Resurrected Holmes: New Cases from the Notes of John H. WatsonNebula Awards 30
The Way It Wasn'tWar of the Worlds: Global DispatchesThe Williamson EffectDon't Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear
The Shimmering DoorThe Year's Best Science Fiction Fourteenth Annual CollectionZodiac FantasticFlights of Fantasy
Isaac Asimov's Mother's DayStar ColoniesCivil War FantasticThe Year's Best Science Fiction Seventeenth Annual Collection
Isaac Asimov's UtopiasOceans of Magic
 
Short stories
The Last Dog (1977)
Blue (1979)
Beachcomber (1980)
Watching Marcia (1981)
The Fallen Angel (1984)
God and Mr Slatterman (1984)
Me and My Shadow (1984)
Stalking the Unicorn with Gun and Camera (1986)
Beibermann's Soul (1988)
The Crack in the Cosmic Egg (1988)
Death Is an Acquired Trait (1988)
His Award-Winning Science Fiction Story (1988)
King of the Blue Planet (1988)
Kirinyaga [short story] (1988)Nebula (nominee)
Hugo
Balance (1989)
For I Have Touched the Sky (1989)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula (nominee)
Neutral Ground (1989)
Was It Good For You, Too? (1989)
Bully! [short story] (1990)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula (nominee)
Frankie the Spook (1990)
How I Wrote the New Testament, Ushered in the Renaissance, and Birdied the 17th Hole at Pebble Beach (1990)
The Manamouki (1990)Nebula (nominee)
Hugo
Museum Piece (1990)
Malish (1991)
Monsters of the Midway (1991)
Mrs Hood Unloads (1991)
One Perfect Morning, With Jackals (1991)Hugo (nominee)
Over There (1991)
Post Time in Pink (1991)
Winter Solstice (1991)Hugo (nominee)
The B Team (1992)
The Light that Blinds, the Claws that Catch (1992)
Revolt of the Sugar Plum Fairies (1992)
Will the Last Person To Leave the Planet Please Shut Off the Sun? [short story] (1992)
Final Solution (1993)
The Lotus and the Spear (1993)Hugo (nominee)
Mwalimu in the Squared Circle (1993)Hugo (nominee)
The Pale Thin God (1993)
Barnaby in Exile (1994)Hugo (nominee)
How Jerry Phipps Won His Hugo (1994)
Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge (1994)Hugo
Nebula
Stanley, the Eighteen-Percenter (1994)
Stop Press (1994)
The Summer of My Discontent (1994)
Super Acorns (1994) (with Lawrence Schimel)
The Adventure of the Pearly Gates (1995)
Alien Radio (1995) (with Nick DiChario)
Bibi (1995) (with Susan Shwartz)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula (nominee)
Coda: Working Stiff (1995) (with Nick DiChario)
The Joy of Hats (1995) (with Nick DiChario)
A Little Knowledge (1995)Hugo (nominee)
When the Old Gods Die (1995)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula (nominee)
Darker Than You Wrote (1996)
The Land of Nod (1996)Hugo (nominee)
Merdinus (1996) (with Linda J Dunn)
The Most Beautiful Girl Alive (1996) (with Nick DiChario)
Mrs. Vamberry Takes a Trip (vamberry the Wine Merchant) (1996)
The Roosevelt Dispatches (1996)
The Starving Children on Mars (1996) (with Louise Rowder)
The 43 Antarean Dynasties (1997)Hugo
Sagittarius Rising (1997) (with Ann Marston)
A Buzzard Names Rabinowitz (1999)
Hothouse Flowers (1999)Hugo (nominee)
Hunting the Snark [short story] (1999)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula (nominee)
Boot Hill [short story] (2000) (with Catherine Asaro)
Full Circle (2000) (with Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
The Elephants on Neptune (2001)Hugo (nominee)
Ocean's Eleven (2001) (with Tom Gerencer)
Redchapel (2001)Hugo (nominee)


Awards
Hugo Best Short story winner (1989) : Kirinyaga [short story]
Nebula nominee (1989) : Kirinyaga [short story]
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1990) : Ivory: A Legend of Past and Future
Hugo nominee (1990) : For I Have Touched the Sky
Nebula nominee (1990) : For I Have Touched the Sky
Nebula Best Novel nominee (1990) : Ivory: A Legend of Past and Future
Hugo nominee (1991) : Bully! [short story]
Hugo winner (1991) : The Manamouki
Nebula nominee (1991) : The Manamouki
Hugo Best Short story nominee (1992) : One Perfect Morning, With Jackals
Hugo Best Short story nominee (1992) : Winter Solstice
Nebula nominee (1992) : Bully! [short story]
Hugo Best Short story nominee (1993) : The Lotus and the Spear
Hugo Best Short story nominee (1994) : Mwalimu in the Squared Circle
Hugo Best Short story nominee (1995) : Barnaby in Exile
Hugo nominee (1995) : A Little Knowledge
Hugo winner (1995) : Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge
Nebula winner (1995) : Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge
Hugo nominee (1996) : Bibi
Hugo nominee (1996) : When the Old Gods Die
Nebula nominee (1996) : Bibi
Nebula nominee (1996) : When the Old Gods Die
Hugo nominee (1997) : The Land of Nod
Hugo Best Short story winner (1998) : The 43 Antarean Dynasties
Hugo Best Short story nominee (2000) : Hothouse Flowers
Hugo nominee (2000) : Hunting the Snark [short story]
Hugo Best Short story nominee (2001) : The Elephants on Neptune
Hugo nominee (2001) : Redchapel
Nebula nominee (2001) : Hunting the Snark [short story]


Books about Mike Resnick
Mike Resnick: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide to His Work
 
Links to other websites
mikeresnick.com


Mike Resnick recommends
The Identity Plunderers
The Identity Plunderers (1984)
(Siscoe And Block, book 1)
Isidore Haiblum
"A rip-roaring, hard-boiled, enjoyable space adventure."
Greenhouse
Greenhouse (1991)
(Organic Future, book 2)
Thomas A Easton
"Easton has created an absolutely mind-boggling future!"
Mirabile
Mirabile (1991)
Janet Kagan
"An absolute delight!"
Far-Seer
Far-Seer (1992)
(Quintaglio Ascension, book 1)
Robert J Sawyer
"Sawyer's as good at world-building as he is at telling an exciting, satisfying story."
Tropic of Creation
Tropic of Creation (2000)
Kay Kenyon
"More proof that Kay Kenyon is a major talent."
The Risen Empire
The Risen Empire (2003)
(Succession, book 1)
Scott Westerfeld
"The Risen Empire is proof that space opera can be as complex and sophisticated as any other form of literature."
Fangs and Angel Wings
Fangs and Angel Wings (2003)
Karen E Taylor
"I urge you to check these stories out; they're really quite remarkable."
Phobos
Phobos (2003)
Ty Drago
"A very impressive debut novel."
Hammered
Hammered (2004)
(Jenny Casey, book 1)
Elizabeth Bear
"Very exciting... very impressive debut."
Brooklyn Knight
Brooklyn Knight (2010)
(Piers Knight, book 1)
C J Henderson
"As urban fantasies go, Brooklyn Knight is as breathlessly exciting as they come."
Codename Prague
Codename Prague (2011)
(Scikungfi Trilogy, book 2)
D Harlan Wilson
"Codename Prague is a thrill-a-minute combination of James Bond, Robert Ludlum, and cyberpunk, set in a dangerous, erotic, and not-as-distant-as-you'd-wish future."
One Awake In All The World
One Awake In All The World (2011)
Robert T Jeschonek
"Robert Jeschonek is a towering talent..."
My Favorite Band Does Not Exist
My Favorite Band Does Not Exist (2011)
Robert T Jeschonek
"Sees the world like no one else sees it, and makes incredibly witty, incisive stories out of that skewed worldview."
Get Rufus!
Get Rufus! (2012)
Bob Terrell
"A delight, dishing up charm, adventure, and a delightful mountain flavor, all at the same time. Bob Terrell knows his way around a story - and there's a female mule named Fred that you're going to lose your heart to."
Jane Carver of Waar
Jane Carver of Waar (2012)
(Jane Carver, book 1)
Nathan Long
"If Edgar Rice Burroughs were writing today, with 21st Century skills and sensibilities, Jane Carver of Waar is the book he'd have written."
Radio City Knight
Radio City Knight (2013)
(Piers Knight, book 3)
C J Henderson
"As urban fantasies go, Brooklyn Knight is as breathlessly exciting as they come."



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