Nebula Award winners announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 Nebula Awards, especially to Jo Walton, who won for her magnificent novel, Among Others (see my review, here). Also congrats to Delia Sherman for her best YA book prize for The Freedom Maze (my review).

* Novel Winner: Among Others, Jo Walton (Tor)

* Novella Winner: ”The Man Who Bridged the Mist,” Kij Johnson (Asimov’s Science Fiction, October/November 2011)

* Novelette Winner: ”What We Found,” Geoff Ryman (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, September/October 2011)

* Short Story Winner: ”The Paper Menagerie,” Ken Liu (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March/April 2011)

* Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation Winner: Doctor Who: “The Doctor’s Wife,” Neil Gaiman (writer), Richard Clark (director) (BBC Wales)

* Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Winner: The Freedom Maze, Delia Sherman (Big Mouth House)

* 2011 DAMON KNIGHT GRAND MASTER AWARD: Connie Willis

* SOLSTICE AWARD: Octavia Butler (posthumous) and John Clute

* SERVICE TO SFWA AWARD: Bud Webster

2011 Nebula Awards Announced (via IO9)

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  1. Since (according to the OED) novella and novelette mean the same thing, how exactly do you guys sort them out?

  2. From the Nebula rules page: Short Story: less than 7,500 words; Novelette: at least 7,500 words but less than 17,500 words; Novella: at least 17,500 words but less than 40,000 words Novel: 40,000 words or more.

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