SFWA announce the 2008 Final Nebula Award Ballot

Here it is folks, the final list of amazing fiction up for Nebula awards.


  • Little Brother – Doctorow, Cory (Tor, Apr08)
  • Powers – Le Guin, Ursula K. (Harcourt, Sep07)
  • Cauldron – McDevitt, Jack (Ace, Nov07)
  • Brasyl – McDonald, Ian (Pyr, May07)
  • Making Money – Pratchett, Terry (Harper, Sep07)
  • Superpowers – Schwartz, David J. (Three Rivers Press, Jun08)


  • The Spacetime Pool – Asaro, Catherine (Analog, Mar08)
  • Dark Heaven – Benford, Gregory (Alien Crimes, Mike Resnick, Ed., SFBC, Jan07)
  • Dangerous Space – Eskridge, Kelley (Dangerous Space, Aqueduct Press, Jun07)
  • The Political Prisoner – Finlay, Charles Coleman (F&SF, Aug08)
  • The Duke in His Castle – Nazarian, Vera (Norilana Books, Jun08)


  • If Angels Fight – Bowes, Richard (F&SF, Feb08)
  • Dark Rooms – Goldstein, Lisa (Asimov’s, Oct/Nov 07)
  • Pride and Prometheus – Kessel, John (F&SF, Jan08)
  • Night Wind – Rosenblum, Mary (Lace and Blade, ed. Deborah J. Ross, Norilana Books, Feb08)
  • Baby Doll – Sinisalo, Johanna (The SFWA European Hall of Fame, James Morrow & Kathryn Morrow, Ed., Tor, Jun07 <trans. from the Finnish by David Hackston>)
  • Kaleidoscope – Wentworth, K.D. (F&SF, May07)

Short Stories

  • The Button Bin – Allen, Mike (Helix: A Speculative Fiction Quarterly, Oct07)
  • The Dreaming Wind – Ford, Jeffrey (The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales, Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, Ed., Viking, Jul07)
  • Trophy Wives – Hoffman, Nina Kiriki (Fellowship Fantastic, ed. Greenberg and Hughes, DAW Books Jan08)
  • 26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss – Johnson, Kij (Asimov’s, Jul08)
  • The Tomb Wife – Jones, Gwyneth (F&SF, Aug07)
  • Don’t Stop – Kelly, James Patrick (Asimov’s, Jun07)


  • The Dark Knight – Nolan, Jonathan; Nolan, Christopher, Goyer, David S. (Warner Bros., Jul08)
  • WALL-E –  Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon, Original story by Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter (Walt Disney June 2008)
  • The Shrine – Wright, Brad (Stargate Atlantis, Aug08)


  • Graceling – Cashore, Kristin (Harcourt, Oct08)
  • Lamplighter – Cornish, D.M. (Monster Blood Tattoo, Book 2, Putnam Juvenile, May08))
  • Savvy – Law, Ingrid (Dial, May08)
  • The Adoration of Jenna Fox – Pearson, Mary E. (Henry Holt and Company, Apr08)
  • Flora’s Dare: How a Girl of Spirit Gambles All to Expand Her Vocabulary, Confront a Bouncing Boy Terror, and Try to Save Califa from a Shaky Doom (Despite Being Confined to Her Room) – Wilce, Ysabeau S. (Harcourt, Sep08)

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