Hot off the presses from the Science Fiction Writers of America’s Nebula Awards banquet at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia.
|Grand master:||Connie Willis|
|Service to SFWA Award:||Bud Webster|
|Solstice Award for individuals who have had “a significant impact on the science fiction or fantasy landscape, and is particularly intended for those who have consistently made a major, positive difference within the speculative fiction field.”||Cynthia Felice accepts the award on behalf of the late Octavia E. Butler|
|Joe Haldeman accepts on behalf of John Clute|
|The Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation:||Doctor Who: “The Doctor’s Wife,” Neil Gaiman (writer), Richard Clark (director) (BBC Wales)|
|The Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book:||The Freedom Maze, Delia Sherman (Big Mouth House)|
|Short story:||“The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March/April 2011)|
|Novelette:||“What We Found” by Geoff Ryman (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, September/October 2011)|
|Novella:||“The Man Who Bridged the Mist” by Kij Johnson (Asimov’s Science Fiction, October/November 2011)|
|Novel:||Among Others by Jo Walton (Tor)|
The Nebula Award is given each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), for the best science fiction/fantasy fiction published in the United States during the previous year. There is no cash prize associated with the award, instead the award itself being a transparent block with an embedded glitter spiral nebula with gemstones cut to resemble planets. The first Nebulas were given for 1965. Frank Herbert’s Dune won as Best Novel.