Nebula Awards

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It’s that time again when they give out the 2011 Nebula Awards.

This year the awards will be given in Arlington, Virginia during the weekend of May 17 thru 20. The Grandmaster will be Connie Willis and the toastmaster will be Walter Jon Williams. Connie won last year for her All Clear/Black Out. I read and reviewed it. I loved it. She is one of my favorites.

I am showing the list from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer’s Website. The SFFWA decides on the winners. So here are the nominees:

2011 Nebula Awards Nominees Announced

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is proud to announce the nominees for the 2011 Nebula Awards (presented 2012), the 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 Book.




Short Story

Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation

  • Attack the Block, Joe Cornish (writer/director) (Optimum Releasing; Screen Gems)
  • Captain America: The First Avenger, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely (writers), Joe Johnston (director) (Paramount)
  • Doctor Who: “The Doctor’s Wife,” Neil Gaiman (writer), Richard Clark (director) (BBC Wales)
  • Hugo, John Logan (writer), Martin Scorsese (director) (Paramount)
  • Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen (writer/director) (Sony)
  • Source Code, Ben Ripley (writer), Duncan Jones (director) (Summit)
  • The Adjustment Bureau, George Nolfi (writer/director) (Universal)

 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and FantasyBook

I have started reading Jo Walton’s “Among Others” and N.K. Jemisin’s “The Kingdom of Gods” While many have liked these books, I found I couldn’t get through them. Other opinions are welcome. I only review what I can finish.

So, I am on the prowl for a good science fiction ebook. I am currently reading “Back from Chaos.” This is an Indie ebook that I mentioned several blogs ago. I actually interviewed Yvonne and am finding her book quite enjoyable.

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