SFWA Announces the Winners of the SFWA Nebula Awards
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) has announced the winners of the 55th Annual SFWA Nebula Awards.
Originally scheduled to take place in Woodland Hills, California, a decision was made to create a virtual conference in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Aboard the virtual flagship zeppelin, The Nebula, on Saturday, May 30, 2020, Toastmaster Aydrea Walden presided over the award ceremony which featured a star-studded lineup of science fiction and fantasy luminaries as presenters.
✬ A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker (Berkley)
✬ This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone (Saga; Jo Fletcher)
✬ Carpe Glitter by Cat Rambo (Meerkat)
✬ “Give the Family My Love” by A. T. Greenblatt (Clarkesworld Magazine 2/19)
Ray Bradbury Nebula Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation
✬ Good Omens: “Hard Times” written by Neil Gaiman (Amazon Studios and BBC Studios)
Andre Norton Nebula Award for Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction
✬ Riverland by Fran Wilde (Amulet)
Best Game Writing
✬ The Outer Worlds by Leonard Boyarsky, Kate Dollarhyde, Paul Kirsch, Chris L’Etoile, Daniel McPhee, Carrie Patel, Nitai Poddar, Marc Soskin, and Megan Starks (Obsidian Entertainment)
Additional awards and honors presented that evening included the SFWA Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award, presented to Lois McMaster Bujold, the Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award, presented to both John Picacio and David Gaughran, and the Kevin J. O’Donnell, Jr., Service to SFWA Award, presented to Julia Rios.
Presenters joined virtually from around the country, including Sam Weller, Sarah Pinsker, Rebecca Roanhorse, Lillian Stewart Carl, Greg Bear, George R.R. Martin, Jeffe Kennedy, LeVar Burton, Sarah Gailey, Whitney “Strix” Beltrán, and Charlie Jane Anders. Additionally, Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun addressed the festivities with a message for the Nebula audience.