Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has announced the nominees for the 2011 Nebula Awards.


  • God’s War, Kameron Hurley (Night Shade)
  • The Kingdom of Gods, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  • Firebird, Jack McDevitt (Ace)
  • Embassytown, China Miéville (Del Rey)
  • Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti, Genevieve Valentine (Prime)
  • Among Others, Jo Walton (Tor)


  • ‘‘With Unclean Hands’’, Adam-Troy Castro (Analog 11/11)
  • ‘‘The Ice Owl’’, Carolyn Ives Gilman (F&SF 11-12/11)
  • ‘‘The Man Who Bridged the Mist’’, Kij Johnson (Asimov’s 10-11/11)
  • ‘‘Kiss Me Twice’’, Mary Robinette Kowal (Asimov’s 6/11)
  • ‘‘The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary’’, Ken Liu (Panverse Three)
  • Silently and Very Fast, Catherynne M. Valente (WSFA)


  • ‘‘Six Months, Three Days’’, Charlie Jane Anders ( 6/8/11)
  • ‘‘The Old Equations’’, Jake Kerr (Lightspeed 7/11)
  • ‘‘What We Found’’, Geoff Ryman (F&SF 9-10/11)
  • ‘‘The Migratory Pattern of Dancers’’, Katherine Sparrow (GigaNotoSaurus 7/11)
  • ‘‘Sauerkraut Station’’, Ferrett Steinmetz (GigaNotoSaurus 11/11)
  • ‘‘Fields of Gold’’, Rachel Swirsky (Eclipse 4)
  • ‘‘Ray of Light’’, Brad R. Torgersen (Analog 12/11)

Short Story

  • ‘‘Her Husband’s Hands’’, Adam-Troy Castro (Lightspeed 10/11)
  • ‘‘Mama, We Are Zhenya, Your Son’’, Tom Crosshill (Lightspeed 4/11)
  • ‘‘Shipbirth’’, Aliette de Bodard (Asimov’s 2/11)
  • ‘‘Movement’’, Nancy Fulda (Asimov’s 3/11)
  • ‘‘The Axiom of Choice’’, David W. Goldman (New Haven Review Winter ’11)
  • ‘‘The Paper Menagerie’’, Ken Liu (F&SF 3-4/11)
  • ‘‘The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees’’, E. Lily Yu (Clarkesworld 4/11)

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