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FINALISTS: 2007 Nebula Awards

[3/10 Update: Added link to “The Story of Love” by Vera Nazarian.]

John Scalzi (and finally, the SFWA) has the list of finalists for the 2007 Nebula Awards, to be presented in Austin, TX, on April 25-27, 2008:

[Note: Book/Story title links go to FREE online versions. :)]


  • Odyssey by Jack McDevitt
  • The Accidental Time Machine by Joe Haldeman
  • The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
  • The New Moon’s Arms by Nalo Hopkinson
  • Ragamuffin by Tobias Buckell [See SF Signal review]





  • Children of Men by Cuaron, Alfonso & Sexton, Timothy J. and Arata, David and
  • The Prestige by Nolan, Christopher and Nolan, Jonathon (based on the novel by Christopher Priest)
  • Pan’s Labyrinth by del Toro, Guillermo (Time/Warner, Jan07)
  • V for Vendetta by Larry Wachowski & Andy Wachowski (Warner Films, Mar06 (released 3/17/2006)
  • “World Enough and Time” by Zicree, Marc Scott and Reaves, Michael (Star Trek: New Voyages, Aug07 (Aired 8/23/07))
  • “Blink” by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who, BBC/The Sci-Fi Channel, Sep07 (Aired on SciFi Channel 14 Sep07))


  • The True Meaning of Smek Day by Adam Rex (Hyperion, Oct07)
  • The Lion Hunter by Elizabeth Wein (Viking Juvenile, Jun07 (The Mark of Solomon, Book 1))
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  • The Shadow Speaker by Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu (Jump At The Sun, Sep07)
  • Into the Wild by Sarah Durst
  • Vintage: A Ghost Story by Steve Berman
  • Flora Segunda: Being the Magickal Mishaps of a Girl of Spirit, Her Glass-Gazing Sidekick, Two Ominous Butlers (One Blue), a House with Eleven Thousand Rooms, and a Red Dog by Ysabeau S. Wilce

See also: Preliminary Nominees and Past winners.

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4 Comments on FINALISTS: 2007 Nebula Awards

  1. You’ve left off a Novel…

  2. Fixed – thanks Michael!

  3. As an aside, I’m dissapointed to see The Wannoshay Cycle isn’t on this list. Grrr.

  4. There is some good stuff on this list. Personally, I quite enjoyed the short story “Titanium Mike Saves the Day” by David D. Levine. He is an awesome writer and, if I was a member of the SFWA, his story would be getting my vote.

    I wrote a short review of “Titanium Mike Saves the Day” on my blog if anyone is interested.

    I am also a big fan of Gene Wolfe, so I intend to check out his novella too.

    Thanks for the list!


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