The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy
Amherst, New York : Pyr, an Imprint of Prometheus Books, 2017, ©2017.
Description: 336 pages ; 21 cm
The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). This year's editor, selected by SFWA's anthology Committee (chaired by Mike Resnick), is Canadian science fiction and fantasy writer and editor Julie Czerneda. This year's Nebula Award winners are Naomi Novik, Nnedi Okorafor, Sarah Pinsker, and Alyssa Wong, with Fran Wilde winning the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book. Also included in this volume are works by N. K. Jemisin and Ann Leckie.
Contents: Introduction / Julie E. Czerneda -- About the science fiction and fantasy writers of America -- Kevin O'Donnell, Jr., Service to SFWA Award Recipient: Lawrence M. Schoen -- About the Nebula Awards -- 2015 Nebula Awards Ballot -- Nebula Award Nominees: Best Short Story : Madeline / Amal El-Mohtar ; Cat pictures please / Naomi Kritzer ; Damage / David D. Levine ; When your child strays from God / Sam. J. Miller ; Today I am Paul / Martin L. Shoemaker-- Nebula Award Winner: Best Short Story : Hungry daughters of starving mothers / Alyssa Wong -- About the Rhysling and Dwarf Stars Awards -- Rhysling Award Winner: Best Short Poem : Shutdown / Marge Simon -- Dwarf Stars Award Winner : abandoned nursing home / Greg Schwartz -- Nebula Award Winner Best Novelette : Our Lady of the open road / Sarah Pinsker -- Nebula Award Winner: Best Novella : Binti / Nnedi Okorafor -- Nebula Award Nominees: Best Novel: Raising Caine (excerpt from) / Charles E. Gannon ; The fifth season (excerpt from) / N. K. Jemisin ; Ancillary mercy (excerpt from) / Ann Leckie ; The grace of kings (excerpt from) / Ken Lin ; Barsk: the elephants' graveyard (excerpt from) / Lawrence M. Shoen ; Updraft (excerpt from) / Fran Wilde -- Nebula Award Winner: Best Novel : Uprooted (excerpt from) / Naomi Novik -- Rhysling Award Winner: Best Long Poem : 100 reasons to have sex with an alien / F. J. Bergmann -- About the Ray Bradbury Award -- Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation: Mad Max: Fury Road : A remarkable win / Mark Askwith -- About the Andrew Norton Award -- Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy : Updraft (excerpt from) / Fran Wilde -- About the Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award -- Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award Winner: Sir Terry Pratchett : I have read them all, now / Michelle Sagara -- About the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award -- Damon Knight Grand Master: C. J. Cherryh : Damon Knight Grand Master: C. J. Cherryh / Betsy Wollheim ; Pride of Chanur (excerpt from) / C. J. Cherryh ; Foreigner (excerpt from) / C. J. Cherryh -- Past Nebula Award Winners -- About the editor -- About the cover artist.
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