Nebula Award nominations announced

The SFWA has announced the nominees for the 2008 Nebula Awards. The awards will be presented at the 2009 Nebula Awards Weekend, April 24-26,2009 in Los Angeles, California. For more information on the awards and the Nebulas Weekend go here.


Little Brother – Doctorow, Cory (Tor)

Powers – Le Guin, Ursula K. (Harcourt)

Cauldron – McDevitt, Jack (Ace)

Brasyl – McDonald, Ian (Pyr)

Making Money – Pratchett, Terry (Harper)

Superpowers – Schwartz, David J. (Three Rivers Press)



“The Spacetime Pool” – Asaro, Catherine (Analog)

“Dark Heaven” – Benford, Gregory (Alien Crimes, ed. Mike Resnick, SFBC)

“Dangerous Space” – Eskridge, Kelley (Dangerous Space, Aqueduct Press)”The Political Prisoner” – Finlay, Charles Coleman (F&SF)

“The Duke in His Castle” – Nazarian, Vera (Norilana Books)



“If Angels Fight” – Bowes, Richard (F&SF)

“Dark Rooms” – Goldstein, Lisa (Asimov’s)

“Pride and Prometheus” – Kessel, John (F&SF)

“Night Wind” – Rosenblum, Mary (Lace and Blade, ed. Deborah J. Ross, Norilana Books)

“Baby Doll” – Sinisalo, Johanna (The SFWA European Hall of Fame, ed. James Morrow & Kathryn Morrow, Tor)

Kaleidoscope” – Wentworth, K.D. (F&SF)


Short Stories

“The Button Bin” – Allen, Mike (Helix: A Speculative Fiction Quarterly)

“The Dreaming Wind” – Ford, Jeffrey (The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales, ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, Viking)

“Trophy Wives” – Hoffman, Nina Kiriki (Fellowship Fantastic, ed. Martin H. Greenburg and Kerrie Hughes, DAW Books)

“26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss” – Johnson, Kij (Asimov’s)

“The Tomb Wife” – Jones, Gwyneth (F&SF)

“Don’t Stop” – Kelly, James Patrick (Asimov’s)



The Dark Knight – Nolan, Jonathan; Nolan, Christopher, Goyer, David S. (Warner Bros.)

“WALL-E” Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon, Original story by Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter (Walt Disney)

The Shrine – Wright, Brad (Stargate Atlantis)


Andre Norton for YA science fiction

Graceling – Cashore, Kristin (Harcourt)

Lamplighter – Cornish, D.M. (Monster Blood Tattoo, Book 2, Putnam Juvenile)

Savvy – Law, Ingrid (Dial)

The Adoration of Jenna Fox – Pearson, Mary E. (Henry Holt and Company)

Flora’s Dare: How a Girl of Spirit Gambles All to Expand Her Vocabulary, Confront a Bouncing Boy Terror, and Try to Save Califa from a Shaky Doom (Despite Being Confined to Her Room) – Wilce, Ysabeau S. (Harcourt)