58th Annual Nebula Awards

The Nebula Awards recognize the best works of science fiction and fantasy published in the United States, as selected by members of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and are considered among the most prestigious awards for these genres.  Awards are given for the previous year's best novel, novella (17,500-40,000 words), novelette (7,500-17,500 words), and short story, among other categories.  To learn more, visit the Nebula Awards website.


Best Novel


Babel by R. F. Kuang


Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree Spear by Nicola Griffith Nettle and Bone by T. Kingfisher Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir The Mountain in the Sea by Ray Nayler


Best Novella


Even Though I Knew the End by C. L. Polk,


A Prayer for the Crown-Shy by Becky Chambers I Never Liked You Anyway by Jordan Kurella High Times in the Low Parliament by Kelly Robson

Also nominated but not currently available at Brilliant Books: Bishop’s Opening by R. S. A. Garcia



The Andre Norton Nebula Award for Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction


Ruby Finley vs. the Interstellar Invasion by K. Tempest Bradford


The Scratch Daughters by H. A. Clarke The Mirrorwood by Deva Fagan Every Bird a Prince by Jenn Reese The Many Half-Lived Lives of Sam Sylvester by Maya MacGregor



Best Novelette


“If You Find Yourself Speaking to God, Address God with the Formal You” by John Chu



“Two Hands, Wrapped in Gold” by S.B. Divya

“Murder by Pixel: Crime and Responsibility in the Digital Darkness” by S. L. Huang

“A Dream of Electric Mothers” by Wole Talibi (available in the collection Africa Risen)

“The Prince of Salt and the Ocean’s Bargain” by Natalia Theodoridou

“We Built This City” by Marie Vibbert



Best Short Story



"Rabbit Test" by Samantha Mills



“Destiny Delayed” by Ekpeki Oghenechovwe Donald

“Give Me English” by Ai Jiang

“Dick Pig” by Ian Muneshwar

“Douen” by Suzan Palumbo

“D. I. Y” by John Wiswell


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