The Nebula Awards Shortlist Is Full Of New Names

Proof that recognition in science fiction and fantasy is open to newcomers: the latest raft of Nebula nominees includes a ton of new names. And at least one of them, Alaya Dawn Johnson, is on the ballot in a couple of categories. » 2/20/15 11:03am 2/20/15 11:03am

This Time-Warping Novel Won China's Version Of The Nebula Award

In Ruins of Time by Bao Shu, a disastrous time experiment locks the entire world into a time loop that lasts just 20 hours. And this Groundhog Day scenario just won China's version of the Nebula Award, the Xingyun Award. » 11/03/14 12:59pm 11/03/14 12:59pm

The Isaac Asimov Blunder That Led To Three New Gene Wolfe Stories

Most people, having a great honor dangled in their faces and then snatched away, would harbor some unproductive thoughts. Gene Wolfe, apparently, is not most people. » 5/20/14 11:30am 5/20/14 11:30am

Congratulations To This Year's Nebula Award Winners!

Last night, the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America announced the winners of the 2013 Nebula Awards. Let's see who took home this year's trophies. » 5/18/14 10:30am 5/18/14 10:30am

The Golem and the Jinni is a powerful masterpiece of historical fantasy

Helene Wecker's debut, The Golem and the Jinni, is a phenomenal tale set during a transformative time in the United States. Opening at the turn of the century in 1899, it follows a dazzling array of characters and history, turning New York City into a fantasy world where they all come together in the melting-pot that… » 3/12/14 3:52pm 3/12/14 3:52pm

2013 Nebula nominees show the new face of science fiction and fantasy

The most exciting new authors of science fiction and fantasy include Ann Leckie, Sofia Samatar and Helene Wecker, according to the 2013 Nebula nominations. They join veterans like Neil Gaiman, Nicola Griffith and Karen Joy Fowler. The overall nominee list is incredibly strong and reflects the range of voices in SF in… » 2/25/14 12:45pm 2/25/14 12:45pm

Congratulations to this year's Nebula Award winners!

Last night, the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America announced the winners of the 2012 Nebula Awards. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners! » 5/19/13 7:15am 5/19/13 7:15am

And now, the nominees for the Nebula Awards

Every year, the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFFWA) vote on the best works of science fiction and fantasy released in the previous year. Today SFFWA announced the 2012 nominees. Winners will be announced at the Nebula Awards weekend May 16-19th, 2013, in San Jose at the San Jose… » 2/20/13 10:47am 2/20/13 10:47am

Congrats to the 2011 Nebula Award Winners!

Last night, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announced the winners of the 2011 Nebula Awards. There were plenty of outstanding candidates in the nomination pool, and here are the folks who took home the glittering spiral trophies: » 5/20/12 7:30am 5/20/12 7:30am

This year's Nebula Award nominees are here!

Early this morning, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announced the full list of 2011 Nebula Award nominees. The winners will be announced at the SFWA's 47th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend from May 17-20, and Connie Willis will also be receiving the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award. Here's the… » 2/20/12 6:20am 2/20/12 6:20am

All Hail Your 2011 Nebula Awards Grand Master: Connie Willis!

Connie Willis has joined the illustrious company of Ursula K. LeGuin and Isaac Asimov — she's the author is the 2011 winner of the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America presents this honor annually for lifetime achievement in science fiction and fantasy, at the… » 1/18/12 7:50am 1/18/12 7:50am

Print magazines bounce back in 2010 Nebula Award Nominees list

We've been noticing for a while now that anthologies of original fiction and electronic magazines have been edging out print magazines for award nominations, but this year's Nebula Awards shortlist sees a bit of a reversal of that trend. Asimov's, Analog and Realms of Fantasy all did quite well. Also, the "Best Novel"… » 2/22/11 12:15pm 2/22/11 12:15pm

This Year's Nebula Winners: Bacigalupi, Baker And Foster!

Steampunk made its mark on the Nebula Awards this year, with the best novel award going to Paolo Bacigalupi's Windup Girl and the best novella going to Kage Baker's Women Of Nell Gwynne's. Full results below. » 5/16/10 12:38pm 5/16/10 12:38pm

Bacigalupi Gets Two Nebula Nominations, Asimov's Wins Four

The 2009 Nebula Awards final ballot is out, and it's "as fine a reading list as you're apt to find," says Cory Doctorow. Best novel finalists are Cherie Priest's Boneshaker, Paolo Bacigalupi's The Windup Girl, Laura Anne Gilman's Flesh and Fire, Finch by Jeff VanderMeer and The Love We Share Without Knowing by… » 2/19/10 3:30pm 2/19/10 3:30pm

Ursula K. Le Guin, Wall-E, Patrick Ness And Nisi Shawl Sweep SF Awards

Here's Joss Whedon accepting the Ray Bradbury Award at the Nebula Awards ceremony. Also honored: Ursula K. Le Guin, Wall-E and Catherine Asaro. Meanwhile, Nisi Shawl and Patrick Ness scored Tiptree Awards » 4/27/09 8:00am 4/27/09 8:00am

Terry Pratchett vs. the Global Economic Crisis

Making Money, Terry Pratchett's Nebula-nominated, thirty-somethingth novel in Discworld series, could be a subtitled, "a comic fantasy on contemporary themes," ie the large-scale consensual fraud that is a banking system. » 4/17/09 10:30am 4/17/09 10:30am

Listen To Disembodied Alien Voices All Afternoon

Starship Sofa has uploaded all seven Nebula-nominated stories from 2008 as podcasts, including Gwyneth Jones' "Tomb Wife," James Patrick Kelly's "Don't Stop," and Ruth Nestvold's "Mars: A Traveler's Guide." Good way to spend your afternoon. » 4/02/09 11:21am 4/02/09 11:21am

Superpowers Is A CW Show On Paper

With his first novel, David J. Schwartz attempts to imagine ordinary people, in a realistic setting, who gain Superpowers. It's one of the finalists for the Nebula Award. » 3/30/09 11:28am 3/30/09 11:28am

Final Hugo Awards Ballot Full Of Writing, Publishing Goodness

The list of Hugo Award finalists, announced yesterday, is a bit less mystifying than the Nebula finalists, which came out a while back - especially in the novel category. All five of the novel finalists are books we enjoyed, and would be delighted to see win. Meanwhile, it's good to see Charles Coleman Finlay's "The… » 3/20/09 9:30am 3/20/09 9:30am