Nebula Award nominees announced …

February 28, 2009

…. a bit slow on this, but the (corrected per SFWA) Nebula Award nominees have been announced.  The awards will be presented at the 2009 Nebula Awards Weekend, 24-26 April, in Los Angeles, California.  And no, kayleigh and I will not be going.  We’re midwesterners and our passports aren’t good for LA.


Little Brother – Cory Doctorow (Tor, Apr08)
Powers – Ursula K. Le Guin (Harcourt, Sep07)
Cauldron – Jack McDevitt (Ace, Nov07)
Brasyl – Ian McDonald (Pyr, May07)
Making Money – Sir Terry Pratchett (Harper, Sep07)
Superpowers – David J. Schwartz (Three Rivers Press, Jun08)


“The Spacetime Pool” – Catherine Asaro (Analog, Mar08)
“Dark Heaven” – Gregory Benford (Alien Crimes, ed. Mike Resnick, SFBC, Jan07)
“Dangerous Space” – Kelley Eskridge (Dangerous Space, Aqueduct Press, Jun07)
“The Political Prisoner” – Charles Coleman Finlay (F&SF, Aug08)
“The Duke in His Castle” – Vera Nazarian (Norilana Books, Jun08)


“If Angels Fight” – Richard Bowes (F&SF, Feb08)
“The Ray-Gun: A Love Story” – James Alan Gardner (Asimov’s, Feb08)
“Dark Rooms” – Lisa Goldstein (Asimov’s, Oct/Nov 07)
“Pride and Prometheus” – John Kessel (F&SF, Jan08)
“Night Wind” – Mary Rosenblum (Lace and Blade, ed. Deborah J. Ross, Norilana Books, Feb08)
“Baby Doll” – Johanna Sinisalo (The SFWA European Hall of Fame, ed. James Morrow & Kathryn Morrow, Tor, Jun07 [trans. from the Finnish by David Hackston])
“Kaleidoscope” – K.D. Wentworth (F&SF, May07)

Short Stories

“The Button Bin” – Mike Allen (Helix: A Speculative Fiction Quarterly, Oct07)
“The Dreaming Wind” – Jeffrey Ford (The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales, ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, Viking, Jul07)
“Trophy Wives” – Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Fellowship Fantastic, ed. Martin H. Greenberg and Kerrie Hughes, DAW Books, Jan08)
“26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss”– Kij Johnson (Asimov’s, Jul08)
“The Tomb Wife”– Gwyneth Jones (F&SF, Aug07)
“Don’t Stop” – James Patrick Kelly(Asimov’s, Jun07)
“Mars: A Traveler’s Guide” – Ruth Nestvold (F&SF, Jan08)


The Dark Knight – Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer (Warner Bros., Jul08)
WALL-E” Screenplay – Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon, Original story by Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter (Walt Disney June 2008)
The Shrine – Brad Wright (Stargate Atlantis, Aug08)


Graceling – Kristin Cashore (Harcourt, Oct08)
Lamplighter – D.M. Cornish (Monster Blood Tattoo, Book 2, Putnam Juvenile, May08)
Savvy – Ingrid Law (Dial, May08)
The Adoration of Jenna Fox – Mary E. Pearson (Henry Holt and Company, Apr08)
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) – Ysabeau S. Wilce (Harcourt, Sep08)


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