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UPDATED: 2006 Preliminary Nebula Award Ballot

[UPDATED: Now with more free fiction links!]

The SFWA has posted the 2006 Preliminary Nebula Award Ballot. The final ballot will be mailed in early March, with the Nebula Award presented in New York City at the 2007 Nebula Awards Weekend, May 11-13, 2007.

Here are the stories, linked to online versions where available. (SFWA members have access to even more.)


  • From the Files of the Time Rangers by Richard Bowes (Golden Gryphon Press, Sep05)
  • Crystal Rain by Tobias Buckell (Tor, Feb06; read preview) [see SF Signal review]
  • The Girl in the Glass by Jeffrey Ford (Dark Alley, Aug05)
  • The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner (Bantam Spectra, Jul06)
  • Counting Heads by David Marusek (Tor, Oct05) [see SF Signal review]
  • To Crush the Moon by Wil McCarthy (Bantam Spectra, May05)
  • Seeker by Jack McDevitt (Ace, Nov05)
  • A Princess of Roumania by Paul Park (Tor, Aug05)
  • Remains by Mark W Tiedemann (BenBella Books, Jul05)
  • Spin by Robert Charles Wilson (Tor, Mar05) [see SF Signal review]





  • Howl’s Moving Castle by Hayao Miyazaki, Cindy Davis Hewitt, and Donald H. Hewitt (Studio Ghibli and Walt Disney Pictures, U.S. Premier 10 Jun05. Based on the novel by Diana Wynne Jones.)
  • Doctor Who, “The Girl in the Fireplace” by Steven Moffat (BBC/The Sci-Fi Channel, Oct06 (broadcast 10 Oct06))
  • Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer (Warner Bros., released 17 Jun05)


  • Midnighters #2: Touching Darkness by Scott Westerfeld (Eos, Mar05)
  • Magic or Madness by Justine Larbalestier (Penguin Razorbill, May05)
  • Peeps by Scott Westerfeld (Penguin Razorbill, Sep05)
  • Devilish by Maureen Johnson (Penguin Razorbill, 2006)
  • The King Of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner (HarperCollins, 2006)
  • Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer (Harcourt, 2006)

See also: past winners.

[links via Locus Online]

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9 Comments on UPDATED: 2006 Preliminary Nebula Award Ballot

  1. Well, the Westerfeld-Larbalestier household must be in serious suspense… πŸ™‚

  2. Heh-heh.

    If that were my house, I’d be winning any arguments over control of the remote:

    ME: Pass the remote, please.

    WIFE: No.

    ME: Who’s got two nominations?

    WIFE: [Throws remote]

  3. If you’re adding preview links, the first 1/3 of Crystal Rain is up ( at the previous link πŸ™‚

  4. Urgh. I can’t believe that crap Doctor Who episode got a nomination. And Batman Begins. Yikes.

  5. Thanks, Tobias. And congratulations! πŸ™‚

  6. tobias buckell // January 11, 2007 at 10:51 am //

    Thank you for the link πŸ™‚ And thanks for the congrats! πŸ™‚

  7. Story links have been updated thanks to Jon Joseph Adams posting the F&SF stories online.

  8. A couple more links to online stories have been added.

  9. Updated with three new additions to the list of nominees for the Andre Norton Award.

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