(b. March 5, 1942, Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Resnick began attending Worldcons with Discon in 1963. He, along with Carol, were among the founders of ISFiC, the organization which runs Windycon (and he was on the committee of the first three Windycons) in Chicago. He is a long-time member of CFG and was a member of the Hawaii in 1981 Worldcon bid.
He has written extensively for fanzines (most notably for Mimosa, but also Challenger, Foxfax, and Lan's Lantern) and has published the apazines To Whom It May Concern, and Return of the Heretic as well as published a one-shot called Masquerade.
His 35 Hugo nominations through 2011 are the all-time record for a writer. His wins are: the 1989 Best Short Story Hugo, the 1991 Best Novelette Hugo, the 1995 Best Novella Hugo, the 1998 Best Short Story Hugo, and the 2005 Best Short Story Hugo.
Other Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1976 — Toastmaster at Windycon III
- 1981 — RiverCon VI
- 1984 — Genuine ConFusion
- 1987 — Toastmaster at Windycon XIV and Lunacon 30
- 1988 — ConTact 6, Nolacon II (toastmaster)
- 1990 — Disclave 34, Rivercon XV, Toastmaster at Windycon XVII
- 1991 — Windycon XVIII, Loscon 18
- 1992 — Toastmaster at MagiCon
- 1993 — Marcon 28
- 1994 — Contradiction 14, Toastmaster at B'hamacon 3/DeepSouthCon 32
- 1995 — Skylark Award, Toastmaster at ConQuest 26
- 1996 — Toastmaster at Tropicon 18 and ArmadilloCon 18
- 1997 — MileHiCon 29
- 1998 — Con*Stellation XVII, Millennicon-3, InConJunction XVIII
- 1999 — Tropicon XIV, DeepSouthCon 37
- 2000 — EerieCon 2
- 2001 — Albacon 2002
- 2003 — Con-Dor X, Fellow of NESFA
- 2004 — Norwescon XXVII
- 2005 — DeepSouthCon 43
- 2006 — NESFA Press Guest at Boskone 43
- 2008 — Capricon 28, Con*Stellation XXVII, COSine 2008
- 2009 — Astronomicon 11, MidSouthCon 27
- SF Chronicle Poll Award
- multiple Nebula Awards
- ten HOMer Awards
- Locus Award
- two American Dog Writers Awards.
In the 60s and early 70s, Resnick wrote more than 200 "adult" novels under pseudonyms, edited seven tabloid newspapers, and edited a trio of men's magazines. He also produced a weekly column on horse racing for more than a decade, and for eleven years wrote a monthly column on purebred collies, which he and his wife bred and exhibited.
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