Nebula Award Winners, 2015

Cutting and pasting from the official release. Congratulations to the winners; this is a fabulous slate.


The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Nebula Awards (presented 2015), as well as the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy.


Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals; Fourth Estate; Harper Collins Canada)

Yesterday’s Kin, Nancy Kress (Tachyon)

“A Guide to the Fruits of Hawai’i,” Alaya Dawn Johnson (F&SF 7-8/14)

Short Story
“Jackalope Wives”by Ursula Vernon (Apex 1/7/14)

Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation
Guardians of the Galaxy, Written by James Gunn and Nicole Perlman (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
Love Is the Drug, Alaya Dawn Johnson (Levine)

2015 Damon Knight Grand Master Award
Larry Niven

Solstice Award
Joanna Russ (posthumous), Stanley Schmidt

Kevin O’Donnell Jr. Service Award
Jeffry Dwight

21 Comments on “Nebula Award Winners, 2015”

  1. “…a fabulous slate.”

    Best slate I’ve seen this year, certainly. Or was that not what you were talking about?

  2. Slate of winners is a different usage (Thank heavens) from slate from which to choose nominees.

  3. It’s awesome that Jeff VanderMeer got the award. His stuff is really amazing.

  4. Something I learned today: the object awarded for the Solstice award is one of Mike Libby’s Insect Lab pieces ( Very cool.

  5. Liked guardians of the galaxy.
    Niven gets a spot at the big chair for mote if nothing else.

  6. Yes; Ursula now has a Nebula to go with her Hugo and I’m absolutely thrilled for her. Congratulations to all the winners!

  7. Don’t mind the puppies! What about the SQUIRRELS? You should hire them as moderators while you’re away. They’ve got their own mallets and everything.

    But seriously, an impressive looking Nebula roster.

  8. I’m very happy about Annihilation. That novel has stayed with me, months after I finished reading it.

  9. Jeff VanderMeer is probably the big victim of the Sad/Rabid Puppy shenanigans. Then again, going from his writing about the trilogy, the genre publishers really wanted nothing to do with it either.

  10. Reblogged this on Ana's Lair and commented:
    I don’t usually keep track of this stuff, but in case anyone does, here are the results.

    Annihilation has been on my TBR list for a while, but I have yet to go buy it.

    Have you read this book or any of the other winners?
    What is your take on these awards?

  11. Thank you, guys! Honestly, it was an honor just to stand alongside the other nominees and have the voters think I deserved to be there.