2011 Nebula Awards Nominees Announced

Posted on February 27, 2012

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have announced the nominees for the 2011 Nebula Awards. The winners will be announced at SFWA's 47th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend, which will be held May 17 to May 20, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. Connie Willis will be the recipient of the 2011 Damon Knight Grand Master Award for her lifetime contributions and achievements in the field. Walter Jon Williams will preside as toastmaster. Astronaut Michael Fincke will be the keynote speaker. Here is the list of nominees:

  • Among Others by Jo Walton (Tor)
  • Embassytown by China Mi�ville (Macmillan UK; Del Rey; Subterranean Press)
  • Firebird by Jack McDevitt (Ace Books)
  • God�s War by Kameron Hurley (Night Shade Books)
  • Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti by Genevieve Valentine (Prime Books)
  • The Kingdom of Gods by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  • Kiss Me Twice by Mary Robinette Kowal (Asimov�s Science Fiction, June 2011)
  • Silently and Very Fast by Catherynne M. Valente (WSFA Press; Clarkesworld Magazine, October 2011)
  • The Ice Owl by Carolyn Ives Gilman (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, November/December 2011)
  • The Man Who Bridged the Mist by Kij Johnson (Asimov�s Science Fiction, October/November 2011)
  • The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary by Ken Liu (Panverse Three, Panverse Publishing)
  • With Unclean Hands by Adam-Troy Castro (Analog Science Fiction and Fact, November 2011)
  • Fields of Gold by Rachel Swirsky (Eclipse 4, Night Shade Books)
  • Ray of Light by Brad R. Torgersen (Analog Science Fiction and Fact, December 2011)
  • Sauerkraut Station by Ferrett Steinmetz (Giganotosaurus, November 2011)
  • Six Months, Three Days by Charlie Jane Anders (Tor.com, June 2011)
  • The Migratory Pattern of Dancers by Katherine Sparrow (Giganotosaurus, July 2011)
  • The Old Equations by Jake Kerr (Lightspeed Magazine, July 2011)
  • What We Found by Geoff Ryman (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, September/October 2011)
Short Story
  • �Her Husband�s Hands,� Adam-Troy Castro (Lightspeed Magazine, October 2011)
  • �Mama, We are Zhenya, Your Son,� Tom Crosshill (Lightspeed Magazine, April 2011)
  • �Movement,� Nancy Fulda (Asimov�s Science Fiction, March 2011)
  • �Shipbirth,� Aliette de Bodard (Asimov�s Science Fiction, February 2011)
  • �The Axiom of Choice,� David W. Goldman (New Haven Review, Winter 2011)
  • �The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees,� E. Lily Yu (Clarkesworld Magazine, April 2011)
  • �The Paper Menagerie,� Ken Liu (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March/April 2011)
Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation
  • Attack the Block, Joe Cornish (writer/director) (Optimum Releasing; Screen Gems)
  • Captain America: The First Avenger, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely (writers), Joe Johnston (director) (Paramount)
  • Doctor Who: �The Doctor�s Wife,� Neil Gaiman (writer), Richard Clark (director) (BBC Wales)
  • Hugo, John Logan (writer), Martin Scorsese (director) (Paramount)
  • Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen (writer/director) (Sony)
  • Source Code, Ben Ripley (writer), Duncan Jones (director) (Summit)
  • The Adjustment Bureau, George Nolfi (writer/director) (Universal)
Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book
  • Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor (Viking Juvenile)
  • Chime by Franny Billingsley (Dial Books; Bloomsbury)
  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Hodder & Stoughton)
  • Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
  • The Boy at the End of the World by Greg van Eekhout (Bloomsbury Children�s Books)
  • The Freedom Maze by Delia Sherman (Big Mouth House)
  • The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson (Greenwillow Books)
  • Ultraviolet by R.J. Anderson (Orchard Books; Carolrhoda Lab)

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