Ep. 0153: Mike Resnick

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In this episode of the DHP, CJ and Joshua of The Dusty Den Podcast talk to Mike Resnick, author of (among many, many other things) the novel Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future,which CJ & Joshua reviewed and discussed on the last DHP episode (#152). (Big thanks to DHP listener Jake for putting us in touch with Mike!)

Mike Resnick is (according to Locus) the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short fiction. He has won 5 Hugos (from a record 37 nominations), a Nebula, and other major awards in the USA, France, Japan, Spain, Catalonia, Croatia, and Poland. He’s the author of 75 novels, over 275 stories, and 3 screenplays, and the editor of 42 anthologies. His work has been translated into 27 languages. He is currently the editor of Stellar Guild books and Galaxy’s Edge magazine.

Join CJ, Joshua & Mike as they discuss:

  • The genesis of Mike’s love of science fiction
  • How Mike’s work in the ‘adult fiction’ genre influenced his work in other genres
  • Mike’s frequent incorporation of myths, legends, and tall tales into his scifi stories
  • How Mike’s worldview and knowledge of historical themes have influenced his stories
  • Mike’s experiences dealing with Hollywood
  • Mike’s experiences in writing, editing, and working with up-and-coming new scifi writers, and thoughts on the science fiction genre, plus some of his current projects

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