Mike Resnick (1942-2020) was, according to Locus, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. He has won five Hugos (and has a record thirty-five nominations), a Nebula, and other major and minor awards in the USA, France, Spain, Poland, Croatia and Japan, and has been shortlisted for major awards in England, Italy and Australia.
He is the author of seventy-five novels, more than 275 stories, and a pair of screenplays, and has edited forty-two anthologies. He was the Guest of Honor at Chicon 7, the 2012 Worldcon held in Chicago. Mike has been a Writers of the Future judge since 2010.
“I’m very pleased to have been asked to judge the Writers of the Future Contest. Over the years I’ve bought a number of stories by Contest winners and runners-up for my own anthologies, and have never been disappointed by their quality.” —Mike Resnick