Tuesday, May 18, 2010

SFWA announces latest Nebula Awards winners

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America has announced the Nebula Awards® winners for 2009.

The Nebula Awards® are voted on, and presented by, active members of SFWA. The awards were announced at the Nebula Awards® Banquet held at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront the evening of May 15. The 2009 Nebula Award Winners are:

Novel - The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade Books, Sept. 2009)

Novella The Women of Nell Gwynne’s by Kage Baker (Subterranean Press, June 2009)

Novelette – “Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast,” by Eugie Foster (Interzone, Feb. 2009)

Short Story – “Spar,” Kij Johnson (Clarkesworld, Oct. 2009)

Ray Bradbury AwardDistrict 9 by Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell (Tri-Star, Aug. 2009)

Andre Norton AwardThe Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente (Catherynne M. Valente, June 2009)

Founded in 1965 by the late Damon Knight, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America brings together the most successful and daring writers of speculative fiction throughout the world.

Since its inception, SFWA® has grown in numbers and influence until it is now widely recognized as one of the most effective non-profit writers’ organizations in existence, boasting a membership of approximately 1,500 science fiction and fantasy writers as well as artists, editors and allied professionals. Each year the organization presents the prestigious Nebula Awards® for the year’s best literary and dramatic works of speculative fiction.

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