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.

Another Unicorn sale

Just re-sold “Stalking the Unicorn with Gun and Camera” to Gordon van Gelder for an anthology he’s editing on the best unicorn stories to appear in F&SF. That makes its 13th appearance as a stand-alone story, plus 14 more as … Continue reading

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Another Spanish sale

Just sold Spanish rights to “On Safari” to the Spanish magazine, SuperSonic.

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Sold a new story

Just sold, of all things, a funny Cthulhu story titled “Friday Night at Brazee’s” to Alex Shvartsman, who is editing The Cackle of Cthulhu for Baen Books.

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2 more sales to Spain

I just sold two Hugo nominees — “Distant Replay” and “The Bride of Frankenstein” — to Spain for a pair of as-yet-untitled anthologies.

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4 more sales to France

Galaxies Magazine, France’s leading science fiction magazine, just picked up French rights to Hugo winner “The 43 Antarean Dynasties”, Hugo nominees “Down Memory Lane” and “The Homecoming”, and “Benchwarmer”, an award-winning collaboration with Lezli Robyn.

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Just signed to write a new Trilogy

I just signed to write a new trilogy for DAW Books. Sheila Gilbert bought my first dozen sf novels for Signet about 35 years ago. Then we went our separate ways…and now, more than 3 decades later, both of us … Continue reading

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New bundle

My update and expansion of The Science Fiction Professional is in this bundle: https://storybundle.com/nano

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Another sale

Just sold a new short story, “Coach”, to Avatarxprize.

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KIRINYAGA wins China’s Biggest Award

Just found out that Kirinyaga, already my winningest work by far, added yet another award to its collection: China’s Galaxy Award for Best Foreign Novel.

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Story sale

Marina J. Lostetter and I just sold a collaborative story, “Hugs to Die For”, to Aliens: Bug Hunt, an anthology of stories based on the Alien movies. It’s scheduled to come out in mid-April.

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