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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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Far Future History
   1. Birthright (1982)
   2. Santiago (1980)
   3. The Dark Lady (1987)
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Velvet Comet
   1. Eros Ascending (1984)
   2. Eros At Zenith (1984)
   3. Eros Descending (1985)
   4. Eros At Nadir (1986)
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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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Tales of Kirinyaga
   1. Kirinyaga (1991)
   2. For I Have Touched the Sky (1989)
   3. Bwana (1999)
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Oracle
   1. Soothsayer (1991)
   2. Oracle (1992)
   3. Prophet (1993)
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Widowmaker
   1. The Widowmaker (1996)
   2. The Widowmaker Reborn (1997)
   3. The Widowmaker Unleashed (1998)
   4. A Gathering Of Widowmakers (2005)
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Eli Paxton Mystery
   1. Dog in the Manger (1997)
   2. The Trojan Colt (2013)
   3. Cat on a Cold Tin Roof (2014)
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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
   Redbeard (1969)
   The Soul Eater (1981)
   Walpurgis III (1982)
   The Branch (1984)
   Ivory (1988)
   Second Contact (1990)
   The Red Tape War (1991) (with Jack L Chalker and George Alec Effinger)
   A Miracle of Rare Design (1994)
   A Hunger in the Soul (1998)
   The Outpost (2001)
   Dragon America (2005)
   Lady with an Alien (2005)
   A Club in Montmartre (2006)
   World Behind the Door (2007)
   The Other Teddy Roosevelts (2008)
   The Cassandra Project (2012) (with Jack McDevitt)
   Gods of Sagittarius (2017) (with Eric Flint)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Bully! (1990)
   Kilimanjaro (2008)
   Shaka II (2009)
   Redchapel (2011)
   Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge (2012)
   Six Blind Men and an Alien (2013)
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Anthologies edited
   Dirty Rotten Aliens (1988)
     aka Shaggy B.E.M. Stories
   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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Anthology series
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Non fiction
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Omnibus editions
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Series contributed to
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Stellar Guild
   INCI (2015) (with Tina Gower)
   When Parallel Lines Meet (2017) (with Larry Hodges and Lezli Robyn)
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Mike Resnick recommends
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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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At the Table of Wolves (2017)
(Dark Talents, book 1)
Kay Kenyon
"Fascinating characters, an absorbing plot, flawlessly written!"
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The Collected Kagan (2016)
Janet Kagan
"An Absolute delight."

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Anthologies containing stories by Mike Resnick
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Collaborative Capers (2023)
edited by
Robert Friedman and Barry N Malzberg
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Sense of Wonder (2023)
A Century of Science Fiction
edited by
Leigh Ronald Grossman

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