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Mike Resnick


(Michael Diamond Resnick)
USA flag (1942 - 2020)
Father of Laura Resnick

Mike Resnick won an impressive five Hugos and was nominated for thirty-one more. The author of the Starship series, the John Justin Mallory series, the Eli Paxton Mysteries, and four Weird West Tales, he sold sixty-nine science fiction novels and more than two hundred fifty short stories and edited forty anthologies. His Kirinyaga series, with sixty-seven major and minor awards and nominations to date, is the most honored series of stories in the history of science fiction.

Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
 
Series
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Lucifer Jones
   1. Adventures (1985)
   2. Exploits (1993)
   3. Encounters (1994)
   4. Hazards (2009)
   5. Voyages (2017)
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Galactic Comedy
   1. Paradise (1989)
   2. Purgatory (1993)
   3. Inferno (1993)
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Oracle
   1. Soothsayer (1991)
   2. Oracle (1992)
   3. Prophet (1993)
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Starship
   1. Mutiny (2005)
   2. Pirate (2006)
   3. Mercenary (2007)
   4. Rebel (2008)
   5. Flagship (2009)
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Novels
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Omnibus
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Collections
   Stalking the Wild Resnick (1970)
   Unauthorized Autobiographies (1981)
   Through Darkest Resnick with Gun and Camera (1990)
   The Alien Heart (1991)
   Pink Elephants and Hairy Toads (1991)
   Will the Last Person To Leave the Planet Please Shut Off the Sun? (1992)
   Solo Flights Through Shared Worlds (1996)
   An Alien Land (1997)
   A Safari of the Mind (1999)
   Magic Feathers (2000) (with Nick DiChario)
   Tales of the Galactic Midway (2000)
   Hunting the Snark (2002)
   Legends of Santiago (2003)
   New Dreams for Old (2006)
   Dreamwish Beasts and Snarks (2009)
   Blasphemy (2010)
   The Incarceration of Captain Nebula (2012)
   With a Little More Help From My Friends (2012)
   Masters of the Galaxy (2012)
   Win Some, Lose Some (2012)
   Resnick's Menagerie (2012)
   First Person Peculiar (2014)
   Away Games (2014)
   Soulmates (2016) (with Lezli Robyn)
   Towering Yarns (2017) (with David Brin, Arthur C Clarke, Paul Crilley, John Helfers, William H Keith Jr, Jody Lynn Nye, Teresa Patterson, Charles Sheffield, Christian W Smith and Janny Wurts)
   The Fantasy Super Pack 2 (2018) (with Poul Anderson, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Brenda W Clough, Philip K Dick, Ron Gou, Ron Goulart, Robert E Howard, Laurence M Janifer, Nicole Givens Kurtz, Henry Kuttner, R A Lafferty, Warren Lapine, Fritz Leiber, Gene Mederos, C L Moore, Andre Norton, Alan E Nourse, Dorothy Quick, Robert Sheckley, Evelyn E Smith, Steve Rasnic Tem, Sydney J Van Scyoc, Brea Viragh and Stanley G Weinbaum)
   The Hex Is In (2020)
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Novellas
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Series contributed to
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Anthology series
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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 (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 (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 (2006)
   Space Cadets (2006)
   This Is My Funniest 2 (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 (2008) (with Eric Flint)
   The Alchemy Press Book of Pulp Heroes (2012) (with Peter Atkins)
   Bug-Eyed Monsters and Bimbos (2013)
   The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs (2013) (with Robert Garcia)
   The Best of Galaxy's Edge 2013-2014 (2014)
   Galaxy's Edge: Issue 27 (2017)
   Avatar Dreams (2018) (with Kevin J Anderson)
   The Best of Galaxy's Edge: 2015-2017 (2018)
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Mike Resnick
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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 Awards (nominee)
Hugo
Balance (1989)
Neutral Ground (1989)
Was It Good For You, Too? (1989)
Bully! [short story] (1990)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (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 Awards (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 Awards
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 Awards (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 Awards (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 Awards (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 Awards Best Novellette nominee (1989) : Kirinyaga [short story]
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (1990) : Ivory: A Legend of Past and Future
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1990) : For I Have Touched the Sky
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1990) : For I Have Touched the Sky
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1990) : Ivory: A Legend of Past and Future
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1991) : Bully! [short story]
Hugo Best Novellette winner (1991) : The Manamouki
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1991) : The Manamouki
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1992) : One Perfect Morning, With Jackals
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1992) : Winter Solstice
Nebula Awards Best Novella 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 Best Novellette nominee (1995) : A Little Knowledge
Hugo Best Novella winner (1995) : Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge
Nebula Awards Best Novella winner (1995) : Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1996) : Bibi
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1996) : When the Old Gods Die
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1996) : Bibi
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1996) : When the Old Gods Die
Hugo Best Novellette 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 Best Novella nominee (2000) : Hunting the Snark [short story]
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (2001) : The Elephants on Neptune
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (2001) : Redchapel
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (2001) : Hunting the Snark [short story]


Books about Mike Resnick
Mike Resnick (2000) by Fiona Kelleghan and Ralph Roberts
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Mike Resnick recommends
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The Identity Plunderers (1984)
(Siscoe And Block, book 1)
Isidore Haiblum
"A rip-roaring, hard-boiled, enjoyable space adventure."
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Hellspark (1988)
Janet Kagan
"An absolute delight."
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Greenhouse (1991)
(Organic Future, book 2)
Thomas A Easton
"Easton has created an absolutely mind-boggling future!"
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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."
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Tropic of Creation (2000)
Kay Kenyon
"More proof that Kay Kenyon is a major talent."
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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."
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Fangs and Angel Wings (2003)
Karen E Taylor
"I urge you to check these stories out; they're really quite remarkable."
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Phobos (2003)
Ty Drago
"A very impressive debut novel."
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Hammered (2004)
(Jenny Casey, book 1)
Elizabeth Bear
"Very exciting... very impressive debut."
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Brooklyn Knight (2010)
(Piers Knight, book 1)
C J Henderson
"As urban fantasies go, Brooklyn Knight is as breathlessly exciting as they come."
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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."
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One Awake In All The World (2011)
Robert T Jeschonek
"Robert Jeschonek is a towering talent..."
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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."
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Primordial Threat (2018)
(Exodus , book 1)
M A Rothman
"Michael A. Rothman's PRIMORDIAL THREAT is a beautifully-conceived hard science adventure, with totally believable characters and events, and a truly satisfying conclusion."

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