Michael A. Burstein

Michael A. Burstein

Michael A. Burstein, winner of the 1997 Campbell Award for Best New Writer, has earned ten Hugo nominations and four Nebula nominations for his short fiction, collected in I Remember the Future, which was made into a short film. Burstein lives with his wife Nomi and their twin daughters in the town of Brookline, Massachusetts, where he is an elected Town Meeting Member and Library Trustee. When not writing, he edits Science curricula for K-12. He has two degrees in Physics and attended the Clarion Workshop. More information on Burstein and his work can be found on his webpage, http://www.mabfan.com.

Bibliography

  • "I Remember the Future" (in the collection I Remember the Future, Apex Publications, November 2008)
    • Nominated for the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Short Story
  • "Empty Spaces" (in the collection I Remember the Future, Apex Publications, November 2008)
  • "Collapse" (Polu Texni, September 29, 2008)
  • "The Wizard's Legacy" (Heroes in Training, edited by Jim C. Hines, DAW Books, October 2007)
  • "Moving Day" (Visual Journeys, edited by Eric T. Reynolds, Hadley Rille Books, June 2007)
  • "Things That Aren't" (with Robert Greenberger) (Analog, April 2007)
    • Preliminary ballot for the 2007 Nebula Award for Best Novelette
  • "The Soldier Within" (Future Weapons of War, edited by Joe Haldeman and Martin H. Greenberg, Baen Books, March 2007)
  • Chapter 16 of "Your Title Here: Mike Resnick's Round Robin Spectacular" (Fictionwise.com, September 2006)
  • "Redemption in the Quantum Foam" (Space Cadets, edited by Mike Resnick, SCIFI, August 2006)
  • "Sanctuary" (Analog, September 2005)
    • Winner of the Analytical Laboratory Award for Best Novella of 2005
    • Nominated for the 2006 Nebula Award for Best Novella
  • "TelePresence" (Analog, July/August 2005)
    • Nominated for the 2006 Hugo Award for Best Novelette
  • "Pedagogy" (I, Alien, edited by Mike Resnick, DAW Books, April 2005)
  • "Seventy-Five Years" (Analog, January/February 2005)
  • "Time Ablaze" (Analog, June 2004) (novella)
    • Nominated for the 2005 Hugo Award for Best Novella
    • My fourth cover, courtesy of W. K. Gilbert
    • Tangent Online published a nice review of the story in their review of the June 2004 Analog here (excerpt here)
    • Preliminary ballot, Nebula Award
  • "Decisions" (Analog, January/February 2004) (short story)
    • Nominated for the 2005 Hugo Award for Best Short Story
  • "Lifeblood" (New Voices in Science Fiction, edited by Mike Resnick, DAW Books, December 2003) (short story)
  • "The New Breed" (Men Writing Science Fiction as Women, edited by Mike Resnick, DAW Books, November 2003) (short story)
  • "Paying It Forward" (Analog, September 2003) (novelette)
    • Nominated for the 2004 Hugo Award for Best Short Story
    • Preliminary ballot, Nebula Award
  • "In Her Image" (Analog, October 2002) (novelette)
  • "Reflections in Black Granite" (with Mike Resnick) (In the Shadow of the Wall edited by Byron Teitrick, Cumberland House, June 2002) (short story)
  • "The Great Miracle" (Analog, December 2001)
  • "Bug Out!" (with Shane Tourtellotte) (Analog, July/August 2001)
  • "Spaceships" (Analog, June 2001)
  • "The Cold Calculations" (Absolute Magnitude, Spring 2001)
  • "Kaddish for the Last Survivor" (Analog, November 2000)
    • Nominated for the 2001 Nebula Award
    • Nominated for the 2001 Hugo Award for Best Short Story
    • Nominated for the 2001 HOMer Award for Best Short Story
  • "If Ben Franklin Had Gotten His Way" (Analog, July/August 2000)
  • "Debunking the Faith Healer" (with Lawrence D Weinberg) (Analog, June 2000)
  • "The Turing Testers" (with Joseph J. Lazzaro) (Analog, April 2000)
  • "Escape Horizon" (Analog, March 2000)
  • "The Quantum Teleporter" (Analog, February 2000)
  • "Whose Millennium?" (Analog, January 2000)
  • "Reality Check" (Analog, November 1999)
    • Nominated for the 1999 Nebula Award for Best Novella
    • Nominated for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award
  • "Vanishing Tears" (The Age of Reason, ed. by Kurt Roth, SFF-Net, August 1999)
    • Order the book for $14.95 from SFF-Net
  • "Hunger" (Horrors! 365 Scary Stores, October 1998)
  • "Nor Through Inaction" (with Charles Ardai) ( Analog, October 1998)
  • "Absent Friends" (Analog, September 1998)
  • "The Parallels of Penzance" (with Stanley Schmidt) (Pieces of Six, August 1998)
  • "In Space, No One Can Hear" (Analog, July/August 1998)
  • "Cosmic Corkscrew" (Analog, June 1998)
    • Nominated for the 1999 Hugo Award for Best Short Story
    • Preliminary Ballot, 1998 Nebula Award
  • "The Cure" (Analog, December 1997)
  • "The Spider in the Hairdo" ( Urban Nightmares, edited by Keith R.A. DeCandido and Josepha Sherman, Baen Books, November 1997)
  • "Heisenberg's Magazine" (Analog, March 1997)
  • "Broken Symmetry" (Analog, February 1997, novelette)
    • Nominated for 1998 Hugo Award for Best Novelette
    • Preliminary Ballot, 1997 Nebula Award
  • "Sentimental Value" (Analog, October 1995)
  • "TeleAbsence" (Analog, July 1995)
    • Nominated for the 1996 Hugo Award for Best Short Story
    • Winner of the Analytical Laboratory Award for Best Short Story of 1995
    • Winner of the Science Fiction Chronicle Reader Award for Best Short Story of 1995
    • Winner of the 1996 CSW Bug Eyed Critter Award for Best Short Story

Awards and Memberships

John W. Campbell Award for Best Writer (1997)

Hugo Award nominations (10 times)

Nebula Award nominations (4 times)

Member of SFWA, MWA, HWA

Related Experience

Michael is an editor of K-12 curricular materials, a former teacher, and a member of his local town government. He is chair of his Board of Library Trustees. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Boston University, with two degrees in Physics. He holds a Certificate of Book Publishing from Boston University.

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