SWFA Announces the 2016 Nebula Awards Nominees

On Monday, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced the nominees for the 51st Annual Nebula Awards, the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation and the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book.

The Nebula Awards recognize the best works of science fiction and fantasy published in the United States as selected by members of the SFWA, membership in which is open to all professional science fiction and fantasy authors. The first Nebula Awards were presented in 1966.

This year’s nominees include:

NOVEL

 

NOVELLA

 

NOVELETTE

  • “The Long Fall Up” by William Ledbetter (F&SF)
  • “Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea” by Sarah Pinsker (Lightspeed)
  • “Blood Grains Speak Through Memories” by Jason Sanford (Beneath Ceaseless Skies)
  • “The Orangery” by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam (Beneath Ceaseless Skies)
  • The Jewel and Her Lapidary by Fran Wilde
  • “You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay” by Alyssa Wong (Uncanny)

 

SHORT STORY

  • “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies” by Brooke Bolander (Uncanny)
  • “Seasons of Glass and Iron” by Amal El-Mohtar (The Starlit Wood)
  • “Sabbath Wine” by Barbara Krasnoff (Clockwork Phoenix 5)
  • “Things With Beards” by Sam J. Miller (Clarkesworld)
  • “This Is Not a Wardrobe Door” by A. Merc Rustad (Fireside Magazine)
  • “A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers” by Alyssa Wong (com)
  • “Welcome to the Medical Clinic at the Interplanetary Relay Station│Hours Since the Last Patient Death: 0” by Caroline M. Yoachim (Lightspeed)

 

RAY BRADBURY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING DRAMATIC PRESENTATION

  • Arrival, directed by Denis Villeneuve, screenplay by Eric Heisserer
  • Doctor Strange, directed by Scott Derrickson, screenplay by Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill
  • Kubo and the Two Strings, directed by Travis Knight, screenplay by Mark Haimes and Chris Butler
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, directed by Gareth Edwards, written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy
  • Westworld: ‘‘The Bicameral Mind’’, directed by Jonathan Nolan, written by Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan
  • Zootopia, directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Jared Bush, screenplay by Jared Bush and Phil Johnston

 

ANDRE NORTON AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING YOUNG ADULT SCIENCE FICTION OF FANTASY BOOK

  • The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
  • The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
  • The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge
  • Arabella of Mars by David D. Levine
  • Railhead by Philip Reeve
  • Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies by Lindsay Ribar
  • The Evil Wizard Smallbone by Delia Sherman

 

The awards will be presented during the annual Nebula Conference, which will run from May 18th-21st in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Congratulations to all the nominees!

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