Nebula Awards Showcase 2012 by Joseph Kessel

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The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Selected by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America®.

The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories in the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The editors selected by SFWA's anthology committee (chaired by Mike Resnick) are John Kessel and James Patrick Kelly, both highly acclaimed not only for their own award-winning fiction but also as coeditors of three anthologies: Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology, Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology, and The Secret History of Science Fiction.

Stories and excerpts by Harlan Ellison™, Kij Johnson, Chris Barzak, Eric James Stone, Rachel Swirsky, Geoff Landis, Shweta Narayan, Adam Troy-Castro, James Tiptree Jr., Aliette de Bodard, Amal El-Mohtar, Kendall Evans and Samantha Henderson, Howard Hendrix, Ann K. Schwader, Connie Willis, Terry Pratchett, and more.


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About Joseph Kessel

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James Patrick Kelly has written novels, short stories, essays, reviews, poetry, audioplays, theatrical plays and planetarium shows. His short novel Burn won the Nebula Award in 2007; he has also won two Hugo Awards. His fiction has been translated into eighteen languages. John Kessel teaches creative writing and American Literature at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He has been nominated nine times for the Nebula Award and has won twice, for the novelette "Pride and Prometheus" and the novella "Another Orphan," and he has also won the Theodore Sturgeon, Locus, James Tiptree Jr., and Shirley Jackson Awards. Kessel co-edited the anthologies Feeling Very Strange and The Secret History of Science Fiction with James Patrick Kelly. His collection The Baum Plan for Financial Independence and Other Stories was published in 2008.
 
Published May 11, 2012 by Pyr. 335 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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"The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers Beneath the Queen's Window," Rachel Swirsky's winning novella (concerning a matriarchal society whose chief wizard is betrayed by her monarch into perpetual enslavement) suffers from its staccato pacing and unfinished air.

Mar 15 2012 | Read Full Review of Nebula Awards Showcase 2012

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In addition to republishing or excerpting many winners and a few finalists from the 2010 Nebulas, Kelly and Kessel (Kafkaesque) have thoughtfully included selections from a few other speculative fiction awards, such as “In the Astronaut Asylum” by Kendall Evans and Samantha Henderson, which w...

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City Book Review

The Nebula Awards represent the highwater mark of fantasy and science fiction, and each year nominees from across the speculative fiction world are honored with nominations and awards for unceasing creativity, drive, style, and impact.

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SF Site

ISFDB Bibliography SF Site Review: Kafkaesque SF Site Review: The Secret History of Science Fiction SF Site Review: Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology SF Site Review: Feeling Very Strange SF Site Review: Feeling Very Strange SF Site Review: Strange But Not A Stranger As the best-of...

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Seattle PI

This collection includes winners for Short Story (a tie between Harlan Ellison, SFWA Grand Master and the first ever winner in this category, for "How Interesting: A Tiny Man" and Kij Johnson for "Ponies"), Novelette (Eric James Stone for "That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made), and Novella (Rachel...

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Portland Book Review

Since 1965, members of the Science Fiction Writers Association have judged themselves by giving out an award called The Nebula to works of fantastical fiction that they were particularly impressed with.

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