The Mike Resnick Memorial Award


Call for Submissions 

Best Science Fiction Short Story by a New Author

This is an annual award sponsored by Galaxy's Edge anthologies (published by Arc Manor) and Dragon Con that celebrates new authors. As well as publishing hundreds of books as author and editor, Mike Resnick was known for his "Writer Children"—paying it forward by helping new writers start their careers. This award was created to honor his memory and continue on his legacy by spotlighting the wonderful new voices in the writing world.

For more information on eligibility and how to submit, please click View Submissions Guidelines.

And, most of all, HAPPY WRITING!

Submissions closed on April 15th, 2022.

This submission portal will reopen again from between September 1, 2022 and April 1, 2023, for entries to be submitted for the 2023 Award.

Thanks to all who have submitted in the past, and good luck to all who will submit in the future!

The following submission types are temporarily closed:


Submissions for The Mike Resnick Memorial Award

Currently Closed to Submissions