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John W Campbell Award

Established in 1973, the John W Campbell Award is presented to outstanding novels in the genre of science fiction. Winners are selected by a Jury, made up of noted and award winning authors, critics and journalists.

Presented here is a full list of the award winners, however there was no award given in 1994 due to a breakdown in the nomination process. There have also been a number of ties over the years.

  • 2013 - Jack Glass Adam Roberts
  • 2012 - The Islanders Christopher Priest
  • 2012 - The Highest Frontier Joan Slonczewski
  • 2011 - The Dervish House Ian McDonald
  • 2010 - The Windup Girl Paolo Bacigalupi
  • 2009 - Little Brother Cory Doctorow
  • 2009 - Song of Time Ian R. MacLeod
  • 2008 - In War Times Kathleen Ann Goonan
  • 2007 - Titan Ben Bova
  • 2006 - Mindscan Robert J. Sawyer
  • 2005 - Market Forces Richard Morgan
  • 2004 - Omega Jack McDevitt
  • 2003 - Probability Space Nancy Kress
  • 2002 - Terraforming Earth Jack Williamson
  • 2002 - The Chronoliths Robert Charles Wilson
  • 2001 - Genesis Poul Anderson
  • 2000 - A Deepness in the Sky Vernor Vinge
  • 1999 - Brute Orbits George Zebrowski
  • 1998 - Forever Peace Joe Haldeman
  • 1997 - Fairyland Paul J. McAuley
  • 1996 - The Time Ships Stephen Baxter
  • 1995 - Permutation City Greg Egan
  • 1994 - No award
  • 1993 - Brother to Dragons Charles Sheffield
  • 1992 - Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede Bradley Denton
  • 1991 - Pacific Edge Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 1990 - The Child Garden Geoff Ryman
  • 1989 - Islands in the Net Bruce Sterling
  • 1988 - Lincoln's Dreams Connie Willis
  • 1987 - A Door into Ocean Joan Slonczewski
  • 1986 - The Postman David Brin
  • 1985 - The Years of the City Frederik Pohl
  • 1984 - The Citadel of the Autarch Gene Wolfe
  • 1983 - Helliconia Spring Brian W. Aldiss
  • 1982 - Riddley Walker Russell Hoban
  • 1981 - Timescape Gregory Benford
  • 1980 - On Wings of Song Thomas M. Disch
  • 1979 - Gloriana Michael Moorcock
  • 1978 - Gateway Frederik Pohl
  • 1977 - The Alteration Kingsley Amis
  • 1976 - The Year of the Quiet Sun Wilson Tucker
  • 1975 - Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said Philip K. Dick
  • 1974 - Malevil Robert Merle
  • 1974 - Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke
  • 1973 - Beyond Apollo Barry N. Malzberg
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