[2/19 UPDATE: Added story links from Torque Control and Adventures in Reading]

[2/27 UPDATE: Added story links from Adventures in Reading]

[3/1 UPDATE: Added audio links to some stories, via Asimov's]

The Science Fiction Writers of America announced the 2009 Nebula Awards Final Ballot:


  • The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Nightshade, Sep09) [See SF Signal review]
  • The Love We Share Without Knowing, Christopher Barzak (Bantam, Nov08) [See SF Signal review]
  • Flesh and Fire, Laura Anne Gilman (Pocket, Oct09)
  • The City & The City, China Miéville (Del Rey, May09)
  • Boneshaker, Cherie Priest (Tor, Sep09) [See SF Signal review]
  • Finch, Jeff VanderMeer (Underland Press, Oct09) [See SF Signal review]

Short Story



  • The Women of Nell Gwynne’s, Kage Baker (Subterranean Press, Jun09) [See SF Signal review]
  • Arkfall,” Carolyn Ives Gilman (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Sep09)
  • Act One,” Nancy Kress (Asimov’s Science Fiction, Mar09)
  • Shambling Towards Hiroshima, James Morrow (Tachyon, Feb09) [See SF Signal review]
  • Sublimation Angels,” Jason Sanford (Interzone, Oct09) [See SF Signal review]
  • The God Engines, John Scalzi ( Subterranean Press, Dec09)

Bradbury Award

  • Star Trek, JJ Abrams (Paramount, May09)
  • District 9, Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell (Tri-Star, Aug09)
  • Avatar, James Cameron (Fox, Dec 09) [See SF Signal review]
  • Moon, Duncan Jones and Nathan Parker (Sony, Jun09)
  • Up, Bob Peterson and Pete Docter (Disney/Pixar, May09)
  • Coraline, Henry Selick (Laika/Focus Feb09)

Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • Hotel Under the Sand, Kage Baker (Tachyon, Jul09) [See SF Signal review]
  • Ice, Sarah Beth Durst (Simon and Schuster, Oct09)
  • Ash, Malinda Lo (Little, Brown and Company, Sep09)
  • Eyes Like Stars, Lisa Mantchev (Feiwel and Friends, Jul09)
  • Zoe’s Tale, John Scalzi (Tor Aug08) [See SF Signal review]
  • When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead (Wendy Lamb Books, 2009)
  • The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making, Catherynne M. Valente (Catherynne M. Valente, Jun09)
  • Leviathan, Scott Westerfeld (Simon, Oct09)

Congratulations to all the nominees!

See also: Past winners

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