Author Archives: Mike

About Mike

According to Locus, I am the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short fiction. I have won 5 Hugos (from a record 37 nominations), a Nebula, and other major awards in the USA, France, Japan, Spain, Croatia, Catalonia, and Poland. I'm and author of 74 novels, over 260 stories, and 3 screenplays, and the editor of 42 anthologies. My work has been translated into 27 languages. I am currently the editor of the Stellar Guild line of books, and Galaxy's Edge magazine.

New Collection Sold

To coincide with my being the Guest of Honor at the Edgar Rice Burroughs Dum-Dum (their annual convention) this summer, they are publishing a collection of my Burroughs fanzine writings from the 1960s, plus a few of my stories of … Continue reading

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New Lucifer Jones book sold

I just sold Voyages, the 5th Lucifer Jones book, to Subterranean Press. It follows Adventures, Exploits, Encounters, and Hazards — and there will be one final (as yet untitled, unwritten, and unsold) book before my favorite character’s Odyssey is finally … Continue reading

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Millennicon

I’m Guest of Honor at Millennicon (in Cincinnati) next weekend. For those who will be there and want to stop by to say hello, here’s my schedule: Friday, 6:00 PM, Harrison Room: Longevity — Writing your 12th, 20th, or 50th book. … Continue reading

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Another Harry the Book story sold

Just sold “The Mayoral Stakes”, a new Harry the Book story (his 12th), to UFO-5  (that’s Unidentified Funny Objects 5), edited by Alex Shvartsman.    

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New Lucifer Jones story sold

I don’t know if this quite counts as a sale, since I bought it from myself, but I just sold the 54th Lucifer Jones story, titled “Pure Beauty and the Beast”, to Galaxy’s Edge Magazine. One more very short one … Continue reading

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Collaboration with Jean-Claude Dunyach sold to France

My pal Jean-Claude Dunyach and I just sold a collaboration, “Queen’s Robot Sacrifice”, to the French anthology Fees et Automates, to be published in May by Editions Mnemos.  

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Third Dead Enders book sold

I just signed a contract with Pyr books for the third Dead Enders book, to be titled The Castle in Cassiopeia. Assuming I meet my deadline, this will be the 13th year in a row that I’ve had a December … Continue reading

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Another sale

Just sold another new story — “Occult.net” — to SQ, an Australian magazine.

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Another Award

Here’s a photo of the just-received Jovian Award for Best Editor –Short Form, 2015. It’s really quite lovely, and I accept it on behalf of all the writers whose work actually won it.

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KIRINYAGA is out in audio

Just received my copies of the audio to Kirinyaga (11 CDs or 1 MP3), read by my spiritual kid sister, Janis Ian, who knocked off Bill Clinton and Michelle Obama for a Grammy with the last book she read. Published … Continue reading

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