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 36 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 41 anthologies. My work has been translated into 26 languages. I am currently the editor of the Stellar Guild line of books, and Galaxy's Edge magazine.

KIRINYAGA to Spain

Just sold Spanish rights to Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia (the novel, not the story) for publication by Gigamesh. It will be translated by my friend Ramon Pena, who translated all three of my Ignotus (Spanish Hugo) winners.

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“The Plantimal” wins Asimov’s award

Ken Liu and I won the Asimov’s Poll/Award for Best Short Story of 2014 with our collaboration, “The Plantimal”. This was my 6th Asimov’s Award, for which I am properly grateful. The genesis for the story? I was driving Carol … Continue reading

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New “Dead Enders” novel delivered

I just turned in The Prison in Antares, the second “Dead Enders” novel, to Pyr. It should be out in December. I’ll run a scan of the cover as soon as it’s painted.

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“Captain Nebula” to Italy

Just sold Italian rights to “The Incarceration of Captain Nebula” to Italy’s Edizioni della Vigna.

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Short Story Sale

Just sold a short story, “Incident on Maple Street”, to the upcoming anthology Beardless Warriors.

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Another Hugo nomination!!!

Just found out that I’m a 2015 Hugo nominee for Best Editor – Short Form. This marks my 37th Hugo nomination since 1989, and I am overwhelmed by the love and support I have received from this field. Thank you, … Continue reading

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THE OUTPOST re-sold

The Outpost, which is not the bestselling or the most-awarded of my science fiction novels, but is my favorite of them (which is to say, I had more fun writing it than any other) has just been re-sold to Wordfire … Continue reading

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Millennicon

Some of you may not be aware of it, but I am just the first generation of award-winning science fiction writers in our family. My Campbell-winning daughter, Laura, will be Guest of Honor at Millennicon (March 20-22), a convention where … Continue reading

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Just re-sold 5 stories to Italy

Just re-sold 5 stories — “Kirinyaga” (for the 31st time), “Redchapel”, “All the Things You Are”, “A Little Knowledge”, and “Bad News From the Vatican”, to Italian publisher Delos Digital, for its new line to be known as Bus Stop … Continue reading

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The Resnick/Malzberg Dialogues #20: Conventions

NOTE: this article first appeared in the pages of SFWA Bulletin 160, Winter, 2003. MIKE: There’s some debate about whether the first convention was the 1939 Worldcon, or whether it occurred a year earlier when Don Wollheim, Cyril Kornbluth and … Continue reading

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