The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have announced the 2015 Nebula Awards nominees (presented in 2016), nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy.
- Raising Caine, Charles E. Gannon (Baen)
- The Fifth Season, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
- Ancillary Mercy, Ann Leckie (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
- The Grace of Kings, Ken Liu (Saga)
- Uprooted, Naomi Novik (Del Rey)
- Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard, Lawrence M. Schoen (Tor)
- Updraft, Fran Wilde (Tor)
- Wings of Sorrow and Bone, Beth Cato (Harper Voyager Impulse)
- “The Bone Swans of Amandale”, C.S.E. Cooney (Bone Swans)
- “The New Mother“, Eugene Fischer (Asimov’s 4-5/15)
- “The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn“, Usman T. Malik (Tor.com 4/22/15)
- Binti, Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com)
- “Waters of Versailles“, Kelly Robson (Tor.com 6/10/15)
- “Rattlesnakes and Men“, Michael Bishop (Asimov’s 2/15)
- “And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead“, Brooke Bolander (Lightspeed 2/15)
- “Grandmother-nai-Leylit’s Cloth of Winds“, Rose Lemberg (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 6/11/15)
- “The Ladies’ Aquatic Gardening Society“, Henry Lien (Asimov’s 6/15)
- “The Deepwater Bride”, Tamsyn Muir (F&SF 7-8/15)
- “Our Lady of the Open Road“, Sarah Pinsker (Asimov’s 6/15)
- “Madeleine“, Amal El-Mohtar (Lightspeed 6/15)
- “Cat Pictures Please“, Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld 1/15)
- “Damage“, David D. Levine (Tor.com 1/21/15)
- “When Your Child Strays From God“, Sam J. Miller (Clarkesworld 7/15)
- “Today I Am Paul“, Martin L. Shoemaker (Clarkesworld 8/15)
- “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers“, Alyssa Wong (Nightmare 10/15)
- Ex Machina, Written by Alex Garland
- Inside Out, Screenplay by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley; Original Story by Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen
- Jessica Jones: AKA Smile, Teleplay by Scott Reynolds & Melissa Rosenberg; Story by Jamie King & Scott Reynolds
- Mad Max: Fury Road, Written by George Miller, Brendan McCarthy, Nick Lathouris
- The Martian, Screenplay by Drew Goddard
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Written by Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt
- Seriously Wicked, Tina Connolly (Tor Teen)
- Court of Fives, Kate Elliott (Little, Brown)
- Cuckoo Song, Frances Hardinge (Macmillan UK 5/14; Amulet)
- Archivist Wasp, Nicole Kornher-Stace (Big Mouth House)
- Zeroboxer, Fonda Lee (Flux)
- Shadowshaper, Daniel José Older (Levine)
- Bone Gap, Laura Ruby (Balzer + Bray)
- Nimona, Noelle Stevenson (HarperTeen)
- Updraft, Fran Wilde (Tor)
Congratulations to all the nominees!
About the Nebula Awards
Voting is open from March 1 to March 30, 11:59pm PDT. Active and Lifetime Active members will receive an email containing instructions on accessing the ballot.
About the Nebula Awards Weekend
SFWA members and other individuals who are interested in the field of science fiction and fantasy are welcome to attend SFWA’s Nebula Conference. Attendees may participate in workshops, programming and special events throughout the weekend.
Focusing on three tracks relevant to professionals in the genre, attendees will be able to choose from career management, professional development, and expert knowledge panels and workshops throughout the weekend.
Our conference will also feature the prestigious 50th Annual Nebula Awards hosted by comedian John Hodgman and banquet along with exciting tours of the City Winery and Northern Illinois University. Receptions honoring SFWA’s newest Grand Master and the Nebula Award nominees will take place throughout the weekend along with a mass autographing session.
The SFWA Nebula Awards Banquet will take place on May 14th, 2016 at the Palmer House Hilton hotel. You may purchase a ticket on your registration form under “add-ons.”
The cost of the banquet will be $120.00. This ticket includes a seat at the prestigious Nebula Awards banquet and awards ceremony. A three course meal will be prepared by the chefs at the historic Palmer House Hilton. You may choose from a Stuffed Acorn Squash – Vegan, Grass-fed filet, or Frenched Chicken . Ability to list food allergies will be on the registration form.
Don’t miss this opportunity to network and enjoy the evening in an intimate setting.