Michael Resnick

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Michael Resnick
Role: Writer, Galactica Discovers Earth novelization
BSG Universe: Original Series
Date of Birth: March 05, 1942
Date of Death: January 09, 2020
Age at Death: 77
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Michael Diamond Resnick (March 5, 1942—January 9, 2020, known also as Mike Resnick or Michael Resnick) is an award winning science fiction author of both short stories and novels.

Resnick is responsible for over several thousand works, including novels, short stories, and articles, and is responsible for writing the novelization for Galactica Discovers Earth in 1980 as "Michael Resnick."

Outside of the genre field, Resnick began his writing career by writing pornographic novels under roughly 150 pseudonyms during the 1960s.[1]

Resnick died on January 9, 2020 at the age of 77, following a long hospitalization in 2019 due to lymphoma.[1] He is survived by his wife, Carol Resnick, and their daughter, Laura Resnick.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Liptak, Andrew, "Hugo Award-Winning Author and Editor Michael Resnick, 1942-2020", Tor.com, 9 January 2020. Retrieved on 23 August 2020.
  2. Resnick, Laura (27 August 2019). GoFundMe: Help Mike Resnick's widow pay off medical bills (backup available on Archive.org) (in ). Retrieved on 23 August 2020.