The Collapsing Empire (3/21/17; Tor Books; Patrick Nielsen Hayden, editor)
Best Related Work/Non-fiction/Collection:
Don’t Live For Your Obituary: Advice, Commentary and Personal Observations on Writing, 2008-2017 (12/31/17; Subterranean Press)
“The Dispatcher” was published in print in 2017, but first appeared in audio in 2016, which generally counts as first publication. It’s definitely ineligible for the Hugo and the Nebula and the Locus (which it was a finalist for last year in any event).
And that’s what on tap this go around.