Thursday, July 31, 1980

1980 Campbell Award Nominees

Location: Campbell Conference Awards Banquet at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

Comments: After the chaos of the previous several years, including the strange reporting of the non-winning nominees in 1979, the Campbell Awards returned to some semblance of normality in 1980. Three novels accumulated enough voted to be placed, and were accorded first, second, and third place. No odd new categories were added. No strange systems of reporting the results. Just three books ranked in the order that the judges voted them into.

Best Novel

On Wings of Song by Thomas M. Disch

Second Place:
Engine Summer by John Crowley

Third Place:
The Unlimited Dream Company by J.G. Ballard

Go to previous year's nominees: 1979
Go to subsequent year's nominees: 1981

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