Nebula Award for Best Novelette

Nebula Award for Best Novelette

Winners of the Nebula Award for best Novelette. The stated year is that of publication; awards are given in the following year. Winning titles are listed first, with other nominees listed below.

Year Winner Other nominees
1965 The Doors of His Face, The Lamps of His Mouth
by Roger Zelazny
1966 Call Him Lord
by Gordon R. Dickson
  • Apology to Inky by Robert M. Green, Jr.
  • An Ornament to His Profession by Charles L. Harness
  • The Eskimo Invasion by Hayden Howard
  • This Moment of the Storm by Roger Zelazny
1967 Gonna Roll the Bones
by Fritz Leiber
1968 Mother to the World
by Richard Wilson
1969 Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones
by Samuel R. Delany
1970 Slow Sculpture
by Theodore Sturgeon
1971 The Queen of Air and Darkness
by Poul Anderson
1972 Goat Song
by Poul Anderson
1973 Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand
by Vonda N. McIntyre
1974 If the Stars Are Gods
by Gordon Eklund & Gregory Benford
1975 San Diego Lightfoot Sue
by Tom Reamy
1976 The Bicentennial Man
by Isaac Asimov
1977 The Screwfly Solution
by Racoona Sheldon, alias of Alice Sheldon
1978 A Glow of Candles, a Unicorn's Eye
by Charles L. Grant
1979 Sandkings
by George R. R. Martin
1980 The Ugly Chickens
by Howard Waldrop
1981 The Quickening
by Michael Bishop
  • Sea Changeling by Mildred Downey Broxon
  • The Thermals of August by Edward Bryant
  • The Fire When It Comes by Parke Godwin
  • Mummer Kiss by Michael Swanwick
  • Lirios: A Tale of the Quintana Roo by James Tiptree, Jr.
1982 Fire Watch
by Connie Willis
1983 Blood Music
by Greg Bear
1984 Bloodchild
by Octavia E. Butler
1985 Portraits of His Children
by George R. R. Martin
1986 The Girl Who Fell into the Sky
by Kate Wilhelm
1987 Rachel in Love
by Pat Murphy
1988 Schrödinger's Kitten
by George Alec Effinger
1989 At the Rialto
by Connie Willis
1990 Tower of Babylon
by Ted Chiang
1991 Guide Dog
by Michael Conner
1992 Danny Goes to Mars
by Pamela Sargent
1993 Georgia on My Mind
by Charles Sheffield
1994 The Martian Child
by David Gerrold[1]
1995 Solitude
by Ursula K. Le Guin
1996 Lifeboat on a Burning Sea
by Bruce Holland Rogers
1997 The Flowers of Aulit Prison
by Nancy Kress
1998 Lost Girls
by Jane Yolen
1999 Mars Is No Place for Children
by Mary A. Turzillo
2000 Daddy's World
by Walter Jon Williams
2001 Louise's Ghost
by Kelly Link
2002 Hell is the Absence of God
by Ted Chiang
2003 The Empire of Ice Cream
by Jeffrey Ford
2004 Basement Magic
by Ellen Klages
2005 The Faery Handbag
by Kelly Link[2]
2006[3] Two Hearts
by Peter S. Beagle
2007[4] The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate
by Ted Chiang[5]
2008[6][7] Pride and Prometheus
by John Kessel[8]
2009[9] "Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast" by Eugie Foster[10]
  • "The Gambler" by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • "Vinegar Peace, or the Wrong-Way Used-Adult Orphanage" by Michael Bishop
  • "I Needs Must Part, The Policeman Said" by Richard Bowes
  • "Divining Light" by Ted Kosmatka
  • "A Memory of Wind" by Rachel Swirsky
2010[11] "That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made" by Eric James Stone
  • "Map of Seventeen" by Christopher Barzak
  • "The Jaguar House, in Shadow" by Aliette de Bodard
  • "The Fortuitous Meeting of Gerard van Oost and Oludara" by Christopher Kastensmidt
  • "Plus or Minus" by James Patrick Kelly
  • "Pishaach" by Shweta Narayan
  • "Stone Wall Truth" by Caroline M. Yoachim

See also


  1. ^ Jones, Gerald (May 12, 1996). "Science Fiction". The New York Times. Retrieved March 30, 2010. 
  2. ^ "2005 Nebula Award winners". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc.. 2006-05-06. 
  3. ^ "2006 SFWA Final Nebula Awards ballot". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc.. 2007-05-07. 
  4. ^ "2007 SFWA Final Nebula Awards Ballot". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc.. 
  5. ^ Mills, Nicole (2008-04-28). "Newsmakers: Chabon takes Nebula". Austin American-Statesman. 
  6. ^ "2008 SFWA Final Nebula Awards Ballot". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc.. 
  7. ^ "Correction to Final Nebula Ballot". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc.. 
  8. ^ "Nebula Awards 2009". Cover It Live. 2009-04-25. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  9. ^ "2009 SFWA Final Nebula Awards Ballot". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc.. Retrieved March 30, 2010. 
  10. ^ Winners: 2009 Nebula Awards, SF Signal, accessed May 15, 2010.
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