Saturday, May 12, 2007

2007 Nebula Award Nominees

Location: New York City, New York

Comments: In 2007 the Nebula Awards went to New York and did absolutely nothing much that was interesting. This isn't to say that the collection of winners were undeserving or uninteresting, but nothing much that was surprising happened, and no one seems to have had a particularly outstanding year. The only person to get more than one nominee was Scott Westerfeld, who was nominated twice for the Andre Norton Award, but no one else got more than a single nomination. I suppose one might be somewhat surprised that the juggernaut that is Doctor Who only got one nomination in the Best Script category, but after the sparse nominations in 2006, it was just surprising to see a fleshed out field this year.

Best Novel

Seeker by Jack McDevitt

Other Nominees:
Farthing by Jo Walton
From the Files of the Time Rangers by Richard Bowes
The Girl in the Glass by Jeffrey Ford
The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner
To Crush the Moon by Wil McCarthy

Best Novella


Other Nominees:
Inclination by William Shunn
Sanctuary by Michael A. Burstein
The Walls of the Universe by Paul Melko

Best Novelette

Two Hearts by Peter S. Beagle

Other Nominees:
Journey into the Kingdom by M. Rickert
The Language of Moths by Christopher Barzak
Little Faces by Vonda N. McIntyre
Walpurgis Afternoon by Delia Sherman

Best Short Story

Echo by Elizabeth Hand

Other Nominees:
An End to All Things by Karina Sumner-Smith
Helen Remembers the Stork Club by Esther M. Friesner
Henry James, This One's for You by Jack McDevitt
Pip and the Fairies by Theodora Goss
The Woman in Schrödinger's Wave Equations by Eugene Mirabelli

Best Script

Howl's Moving Castle by Hayao Miyazaki, Cindy Davis Hewitt, and Donald H. Hewitt

Other Nominees:
Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer
Battlestar Galactica: Unfinished Business by Michael Taylor
Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace by Steven Moffat

Andre Norton Award

Magic or Madness by Justine Larbalestier

Other Nominees:
Devilish by Maureen Johnson
The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner
Life As We Know It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Midnighters, Book Two: Touching Darkness by Scott Westerfeld
Peeps by Scott Westerfeld

Go to previous year's nominees: 2006
Go to subsequent year's nominees: 2008

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