Carol Resnick Bio, Wiki
Carol L. Cain also is known as Carol Resnick is an author renown for being the wife to Mike Resnick, an American science fiction writer under who won five Hugo Awards and was executive editor of Jim Baen’s Universe. He is reported to have died on Thursday, January 9th, 2020 at the age of 77 following a battle with cancer.
Carol Resnick Age
She was born on November 2nd, 1942 and is currently 77 years old as of 2019.
Carol Resnick & Mike Resnick
Mike Resnick attended the University of Chicago from 1959 to 1961 where he met his future wife, Carol L. Cain. The couple were married in 1961. In the 1960s and early 1970s, Resnick wrote over 200 “adult” novels under various pseudonyms and edited three men’s magazines and seven tabloid newspapers.
For over a decade Resnick wrote a weekly column about horse racing and a monthly column about purebred collies, which he and his wife bred and showed. His wife is also a writer, and, according to his biography, an uncredited collaborator on much of his science fiction and a co-author on two movie scripts they sold, based on his novels Santiago and The Widowmaker. She also created costumes in which she and Mike appeared in five Worldcon masquerades in the 1970s, winning four out of five contests.
Carol Resnick Daughter
Carol and Mike have a daughter named Laura Resnick who followed into their footsteps as an author. She is an award-winning science fiction and fantasy author.
Who is Mike Resnick? His Death and Cause
Mike’s daughter, Laura Resnick wrote on the GoFundMe page that her father’s health problems began in 2019 when he fell twice at home and was diagnosed with pneumonia and acute idiopathic pericarditis. He spent the first half of 2019 being treated in the hospital. Following those incidents, Resnick had been confined to a wheelchair. In December 2019, Laura revealed that her father had been diagnosed with cancer but was responding well to treatment.
Resnick was a graduate of Highland Park High School in Highland Park, Illinois. In 1961, Resnick graduated from the University of Chicago. On his Facebook page, Resnick writes that his work has been translated into 27 languages.
Resnick’s sad passing was confirmed in an update on a GoFundMe page that had been set up to help to cover the costs of his medical care. The update was given by Resnick’s daughter, Laura, who is also a writer of science fiction and of romance novels. Laura wrote in the update, “Laura Resnick here, Mike’s daughter. I’m very sad to have to tell you that my dad died very early today, January 10th, 2020, a little after midnight.”