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.

A Little Green Sale

I just sold “The Little Green Men Take Their Hideous Revenge, Sort Of” to Bryan Thomas Schmidt and Robin Wayne Bailey for their forthcoming Baen Books anthology, Little Green Men — Attack!

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“Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge” sold for 24th time

I just sold my Hugo-and-Nebula-winning novella, Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge, to the outstanding Czech magazine XB-1. This marks its 24th sale since I wrote it in 1995.

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The Resnick/Malzberg Dialogues #21: Work For Hire

NOTE: this article first appeared in the pages of SFWA Bulletin 161, Spring, 2004. MIKE: There’s a practice that seems to be getting more and more popular with publishers, and certainly more lucrative for writers though it’s hardly new, and … Continue reading

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KILIMANJARO sold to Spain

Just sold Kilimanjaro, the companion piece to Kirinyaga, to Spain, where it will be published by Gigamesh and translated by Ramon Pena, the gentleman who has translated all three of my Ignotus (Spanish Hugo) winners.

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The End of Worldcon As We Know It

Some of you may not be aware that there’s a lot of feuding, fussing and fighting going on in science fiction right now, centered on this year’s Hugo balloting. It got so loud that it even came to the attention … Continue reading

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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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