20 February 2013

Nebula Finalists

Congratulations to the nominees for this year's Nebula Awards, voted on by members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and to be actually awarded on May 18 in San Jose:

Novel (over 40,000 words)

  • Saladin Ahmed, Throne of the Crescent Moon
  • Tina Connolly, Ironskin
  • N.K. Jemison, The Killing Moon
  • Caitlin R. Kiernan, The Drowning Girl
  • Mary Robinette Kowal, Glamour in Glass
  • Kim Stanley Robinson, 2312

Novella (17,500–40,000 words)

  • Aliette de Bodard, On a Red Station, Drifting
  • Nancy Kress, Before the Fall, During the Fall, After the Fall
  • Jay Lake, "The Stars Do Not Lie"
  • Ken Liu, "All the Flavors"
  • Robert Reed, "Katabasis"
  • Lawrence M. Schoen, "Barry's Tale"

Novelette (7,500–17,500 words)

  • Catherine Asaro, "The Pyre of New Day"
  • Andy Duncan, "Close Encounters"
  • Ken Liu, "The Waves"
  • Brit Mandelo, "The Finite Canvas"
  • Meghan McCarron, "Swift, Brutal Retaliation"
  • Rachel Swirsky, "Portrait of Lisane de Patagnia"
  • Catherynne M. Valente, "Fade to White"

Short Story (up to 7,500 words)

  • Helena Ball, "Robot"
  • Aliette de Bodard, "Immersion"
  • Tom Crosshill, "Fragmentation, or Ten Thousand Goodbyes"
  • Leah Cypress, "Nanny's Day"
  • Maria Dahvana Headley, "Give Her Honey When You Hear Her Scream"
  • Ken Liu, "The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species"
  • Cat Rambo, "Five Ways to Fall in Love on Planet Porcelain"

Ray Bradbury (outstanding dramatic presentation)

  • Drew Goddard (dir)/Joss Whedon & Drew Goddard (scr), The Cabin in the Woods
  • Rian Johnson/Rian Johnson, Looper
  • Gary Ross/Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins, & Billy Ray, The Hunger Games
  • Andrew Stanton/Michael Chabon, Mark Andrews, & Andrew Stanton, John Carter
  • Joss Whedon/Joss Whedon & Zak Penn, The Avengers
  • Behn Zeitlin/Behn Zeitlin & Lucy Abilar, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Andre Norton (young adult works... and under the rules, there's no specific length)

  • Kelly Barnhill, Iron Hearted Violet
  • Holly Black, Black Heart
  • Leah Bobet, Above
  • Libba Bray, The Diviners
  • Sarah Beth Durst, Vessel
  • Rachel Hartman, Seraphina
  • Alethea Kontis, Enchanted
  • David Levithan, Every Day
  • Guadalupe Garcia McCall, Summer of the Mariposas
  • China Miéville, Railsea
  • E.C. Myers, Fair Coin
  • Jenn Reese, Above World