Mike Resnick (Literary Guest of Honor)

Literary Guest of Honor: Mike Resnick

Michael Diamond Resnick is an American science fiction writer under the name Mike Resnick. He was executive editor of Jim Baen’s Universe. Resnick has been nominated for 37 Hugo Awards—a record for writers—and won five times. Except for 1999 and 2003, he has received at least one nomination every year from 1989 through 2012; then, after dropping off the ballot for 2 years, he was nominated again in 2015. He has won numerous other awards from places as diverse as France, Japan, Spain, Croatia, and Poland.

He is first on the Locus list of all-time award winners, living or dead, for short fiction, and 4th on the Locus list of science fiction’s all-time top award winners in all fiction categories.