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Nebula Award

The Nebula award is presented annually by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for the best work published in the USA in the previous year. As such the "2014 award" is presented in 2015 and so on. The award is divided into 5 categories: novel, novella, novelette, short story, and script.

Presented here is a list of the winners in the "Best Novel" category along with the nominees for each year (in grey).

  • 2015 -
    • - Ancillary Mercy - Ann Leckie
    • - Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard - Lawrence M. Schoen
    • - The Fifth Season - N. K. Jemisin
    • - The Grace of Kings - Ken Liu
    • - Raising Caine - Charles E. Gannon
    • - Updraft - Fran Wilde
    • - Uprooted - Naomi Novik
  • 2014 - Annihilation Jeff VanderMeer
    • - The Goblin Emperor - Katherine Addison
    • - Trial by Fire - Charles E. Gannon
    • - Ancillary Sword - Ann Leckie
    • - The Three-Body Problem - Cixin Liu
    • - Coming Home - Jack McDevitt
  • 2013 - Ancillary Justice Ann Leckie
    • - We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves - Karen Joy Fowler
    • - The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman
    • - Fire with Fire - Charles E. Gannon
    • - Hild - Nicola Griffith
    • - The Red: First Light - Linda Nagata
    • - A Stranger in Olondria - Sofia Samatar
    • - The Golem and the Jinni - Helene Wecker
  • 2012 - 2312 Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Throne of the Crescent Moon - Saladin Ahmed
    • - Ironskin - Tina Connolly
    • - The Killing Moon - N. K. Jemisin
    • - The Drowning Girl - Caitlín R. Kiernan
    • - Glamour in Glass - Mary Robinette Kowal
  • 2011 - Among Others Jo Walton
    • - Embassytown - China Miéville
    • - Firebird - Jack McDevitt
    • - God's War - Kameron Hurley
    • - Mechanique : a Tale of the Circus Tresaulti - Genevieve Valentine
    • - The Kingdom of Gods - N. K. Jemisin
  • 2010 - Blackout / All Clear Connie Willis
    • - The Native Star - M. K. Hobson
    • - The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms - N. K. Jemisin
    • - Shades of Milk and Honey - Mary Robinette Kowal
    • - Echo - Jack McDevitt
    • - Who Fears Death - Nnedi Okorafor
  • 2009 - The Windup Girl Paolo Bacigalupi
    • - The Love We Share Without Knowing - Christopher Barzak
    • - Flesh and Fire - Laura Anne Gilman
    • - The City & the City - China Miéville
    • - Boneshaker - Cherie Priest
    • - Finch - Jeff VanderMeer
  • 2008 - Powers Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - Little Brother - Cory Doctorow
    • - Cauldron - Jack McDevitt
    • - Brasyl - Ian McDonald
    • - Making Money - Terry Pratchett
    • - Superpowers - David J. Schwartz
  • 2007 - The Yiddish Policemen's Union Michael Chabon
    • - Odyssey - Jack McDevitt
    • - The Accidental Time Machine - Joe Haldeman
    • - The New Moon's Arms - Nalo Hopkinson
    • - Ragamuffin - Tobias S. Buckell
  • 2006 - Seeker Jack McDevitt
    • - The Privilege of the Sword - Ellen Kushner
    • - The Girl in the Glass - Jeffrey Ford
    • - Farthing - Jo Walton
    • - From the Files of the Time Rangers - Richard Bowes
    • - To Crush the Moon - Wil McCarthy
  • 2005 - Camouflage Joe Haldeman
    • - Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell - Susanna Clarke
    • - Polaris - Jack McDevitt
    • - Going Postal - Terry Pratchett
    • - Air - Geoff Ryman
    • - Orphans of Chaos - John C. Wright
  • 2004 - Paladin of Souls Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom - Cory Doctorow
    • - Omega - Jack McDevitt
    • - Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
    • - Perfect Circle - Sean Stewart
    • - The Knight - Gene Wolfe
  • 2003 - The Speed of Dark Elizabeth Moon
    • - Diplomatic Immunity - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - The Mount - Carol Emshwiller
    • - Light Music - Kathleen Ann Goonan
    • - The Salt Roads - Nalo Hopkinson
    • - Chindi - Jack McDevitt
  • 2002 - American Gods Neil Gaiman
    • - Solitaire - Kelley Eskridge
    • - The Other Wind - Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - Picoverse - Robert A. Metzger
    • - Perdido Street Station - China Miéville
    • - Bones of the Earth - Michael Swanwick
  • 2001 - The Quantum Rose Catherine Asaro
    • - Eternity's End - Jeffrey Carver
    • - Mars Crossing - Geoffrey A. Landis
    • - A Storm of Swords - George R. R. Martin
    • - The Collapsium - Wil McCarthy
    • - The Tower at Stony Wood - Patricia A. McKillip
    • - Declare - Tim Powers
    • - Passage - Connie Willis
  • 2000 - Darwin's Radio Greg Bear
    • - A Civil Campaign - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Crescent City Rhapsody - Kathleen Ann Goonan
    • - Midnight Robber - Nalo Hopkinson
    • - Infinity Beach - Jack McDevitt
    • - Forests of the Heart - Charles de Lint
  • 1999 - Parable of the Talents Octavia E. Butler
    • - The Cassini Division - Ken MacLeod
    • - A Clash of Kings - George R. R. Martin
    • - Mission Child - Maureen F. McHugh
    • - Mockingbird - Sean Stewart
    • - A Deepness in the Sky - Vernor Vinge
  • 1998 - Forever Peace Joe Haldeman
    • - The Last Hawk - Catherine Asaro
    • - Moonfall - Jack McDevitt
    • - How Few Remain - Harry Turtledove
    • - Death of the Necromancer - Martha Wells
    • - To Say Nothing of the Dog - Connie Willis
  • 1997 - The Moon and the Sun Vonda McIntyre
    • - Memory - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - King's Dragon - Kate Elliott
    • - A Game of Thrones - George R. R. Martin
    • - Ancient Shores - Jack McDevitt
    • - City on Fire - Walter Jon Williams
    • - Bellwether - Connie Willis
  • 1996 - Slow River Nicola Griffith
    • - The Silent Strength of Stones - Nina Kiriki Hoffman
    • - Winter Rose - Patricia A. McKillip
    • - Expiration Date - Tim Powers
    • - Starplex - Robert J. Sawyer
    • - The Diamond Age - Neal Stephenson
  • 1995 - The Terminal Experiment Robert J. Sawyer
    • - Mother of Storms - John Barnes
    • - Beggars and Choosers - Nancy Kress
    • - Celestis - Paul Park
    • - Metropolitan - Walter Jon Williams
    • - Calde of the Long Sun - Gene Wolfe
  • 1994 - Moving Mars Greg Bear
    • - Parable of the Sower - Octavia E. Butler
    • - Gun, with Occasional Music - Jonathan Lethem
    • - Towing Jehovah - James K. Morrow
    • - Temporary Agency - Rachel Pollack
    • - Green Mars - Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - A Night in the Lonesome October - Roger Zelazny
  • 1993 - Red Mars Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Assemblers of Infinity - Kevin J. Anderson & Doug Beason
    • - Hard Landing - Algis Budrys
    • - Beggars in Spain - Nancy Kress
    • - Nightside the Long Sun - Gene Wolfe
  • 1992 - Doomsday Book Connie Willis
    • - A Million Open Doors - John Barnes
    • - Sarah Canary - Karen Joy Fowler
    • - China Mountain Zhang - Maureen F. McHugh
    • - A Fire Upon the Deep - Vernor Vinge
    • - Briar Rose - Jane Yolen
  • 1991 - Stations of the Tide Michael Swanwick
    • - Orbital Resonance - John Barnes
    • - Barrayar - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Bone Dance - Emma Bull
    • - Synners - Pat Cadigan
    • - The Difference Engine - Bruce Sterling & William Gibson
  • 1990 - Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - Mary Reilly - Valerie Martin
    • - Only Begotten Daughter - James K. Morrow
    • - The Fall of Hyperion - Dan Simmons
    • - Redshift Rendezvous - John E. Stith
    • - White Jenna - Jane Yolen
  • 1989 - The Healer's War Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
    • - The Boat of a Million Years - Poul Anderson
    • - Prentice Alvin - Orson Scott Card
    • - Good News From Outer Space - John Kessel
    • - Ivory: A Legend of Past and Future - Mike Resnick
    • - Sister Light, Sister Dark - Jane Yolen
  • 1988 - Falling Free Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Deserted Cities of the Heart - Lewis Shiner
    • - Drowning Towers - George Turner
    • - Great Sky River - Gregory Benford
    • - Mona Lisa Overdrive - William Gibson
    • - Red Prophet - Orson Scott Card
    • - The Urth of the New Sun - Gene Wolfe
  • 1987 - The Falling Woman Pat Murphy
    • - The Forge of God - Greg Bear
    • - Soldier of the Mist - Gene Wolfe
    • - The Uplift War - David Brin
    • - Vergil in Averno - Avram Davidson
    • - When Gravity Fails - George Alec Effinger
  • 1986 - Speaker for the Dead Orson Scott Card
    • - Count Zero - William Gibson
    • - Free Live Free - Gene Wolfe
    • - The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
    • - The Journal of Nicholas the American - Leigh Kennedy
    • - This is the Way the World Ends - James K. Morrow
  • 1985 - Ender's Game Orson Scott Card
    • - Blood Music - Greg Bear
    • - Dinner at Deviant's Palace - Tim Powers
    • - Helliconia Winter - Brian Aldiss
    • - The Postman - David Brin
    • - The Remaking of Sigmund Freud - Barry N. Malzberg
    • - Schismatrix - Bruce Sterling
  • 1984 - Neuromancer William Gibson
    • - Frontera - Lewis Shiner
    • - The Integral Trees - Larry Niven
    • - Job: A Comedy of Justice - Robert A. Heinlein
    • - The Man Who Melted - Jack Dann
    • - The Wild Shore - Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 1983 - Startide Rising David Brin
    • - Against Infinity - Gregory Benford
    • - The Citadel of the Autarch - Gene Wolfe
    • - Lyonesse - Jack Vance
    • - Tea with the Black Dragon - R. A. MacAvoy
    • - The Void Captain's Tale - Norman Spinrad
  • 1982 - No Enemy But Time Michael Bishop/span>
    • - Foundation's Edge - Isaac Asimov
    • - Friday - Robert A. Heinlein
    • - Helliconia Spring - Brian Aldiss
    • - The Sword of the Lictor - Gene Wolfe
    • - The Transmigration of Timothy Archer - Philip K. Dick
  • 1981 - The Claw of the Conciliator Gene Wolfe
    • - Little, Big - John Crowley
    • - The Many-Colored Land - Julian May
    • - Radix - A. A. Attanasio
    • - Riddley Walker - Russell Hoban
    • - The Vampire Tapestry - Suzy McKee Charnas
  • 1980 - Timescape Gregory Benford
    • - Beyond the Blue Event Horizon - Frederik Pohl
    • - Mockingbird - Walter Tevis
    • - The Orphan - Robert Stallman
    • - The Shadow of the Torturer - Gene Wolfe
    • - The Snow Queen - Joan D. Vinge
  • 1979 - The Fountains of Paradise Arthur C. Clarke
    • - Jem - Frederik Pohl
    • - Juniper Time - Kate Wilhelm
    • - On Wings of Song - Thomas M. Disch
    • - The Road to Corlay - Richard Cowper
    • - Titan - John Varley
  • 1978 - Dreamsnake Vonda McIntyre
    • - Blind Voices - Tom Reamy
    • - The Faded Sun: Kesrith - C. J. Cherryh
    • - Kalki - Gore Vidal
    • - Strangers - Gardner Dozois
  • 1977 - Gateway Frederik Pohl
    • - Cirque - Terry Carr
    • - In the Ocean of Night - Gregory Benford
    • - Moonstar Odyssey - David Gerrold
    • - Sword of Demon - Richard A. Lupoff
  • 1976 - Man Plus Frederik Pohl
    • - Inferno - Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
    • - Islands - Marta Randall
    • - Shadrach in the Furnace - Robert Silverberg
    • - Triton - Samuel R. Delany
    • - Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang - Kate Wilhelm
  • 1975 - The Forever War Joe Haldeman
    • - Autumn Angels - Arthur Byron Cover
    • - The Birthgrave - Tanith Lee
    • - The Computer Connection - Alfred Bester
    • - Dhalgren - Samuel R. Delany
    • - Doorways in the Sand - Roger Zelazny
    • - The Embedding - Ian Watson
    • - The Exile Waiting - Vonda N. McIntyre
    • - The Female Man - Joanna Russ
    • - A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire - Michael Bishop
    • - Guernica Night - Barry N. Malzberg
    • - The Heritage of Hastur - Marion Zimmer Bradley
    • - Invisible Cities - Italo Calvino
    • - A Midsummer Tempest - Poul Anderson
    • - The Missing Man - Katherine MacLean
    • - The Mote in God's Eye - Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
    • - Ragtime - E. L. Doctorow
    • - The Stochastic Man - Robert Silverberg
  • 1974 - The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin
  • 1973 - Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke
    • - Gravity's Rainbow - Thomas Pynchon
    • - The Man Who Folded Himself - David Gerrold
    • - The People of the Wind - Poul Anderson
    • - Time Enough for Love - Robert A. Heinlein
  • 1972 - The Gods Themselves Isaac Asimov
    • - The Book of Skulls - Robert Silverberg
    • - Dying Inside - Robert Silverberg
    • - The Iron Dream - Norman Spinrad
    • - The Sheep Look Up - John Brunner
    • - What Entropy Means to Me - George Alec Effinger
    • - When HARLIE Was One - David Gerrold
  • 1971 - A Time of Changes Robert Silverberg
    • - The Byworlder - Poul Anderson
    • - The Devil is Dead - R. A. Lafferty
    • - Half Past Human - T. J. Bass
    • - The Lathe of Heaven - Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - Margaret and I - Kate Wilhelm
  • 1970 - Ringworld Larry Niven
    • - And Chaos Died - Joanna Russ
    • - Fourth Mansions - R. A. Lafferty
    • - The Steel Crocodile - David G. Compton
    • - Tower of Glass - Robert Silverberg
    • - The Year of the Quiet Sun - Wilson Tucker
  • 1969 - The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - Bug Jack Barron - Norman Spinrad
    • - Isle of the Dead - Roger Zelazny
    • - The Jagged Orbit - John Brunner
    • - Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut
    • - Up the Line - Robert Silverberg
  • 1968 - Rite of Passage Alexei Panshin
    • - Black Easter - James Blish
    • - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick
    • - The Masks of Time - Robert Silverberg
    • - Past Master - R. A. Lafferty
    • - Picnic on Paradise - Joanna Russ
    • - Stand on Zanzibar - John Brunner
  • 1967 - The Einstein Intersection Samuel R. Delany
    • - Chthon - Piers Anthony
    • - The Eskimo Invasion - Hayden Howard
    • - Lord of Light - Roger Zelazny
    • - Thorns - Robert Silverberg
  • 1966 - Babel-17 Samuel R. Delany
  • 1966 - Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
  • 1965 - Dune Frank Herbert
    • - All Flesh is Grass - Clifford D. Simak
    • - The Clone - Kate Wilhelm & Theodore L. Thomas
    • - Dr. Bloodmoney - Philip K. Dick
    • - The Escape Orbit - James White
    • - The Genocides - Thomas M. Disch
    • - Nova Express - William S. Burroughs
    • - A Plague of Demons - Keith Laumer
    • - Rogue Dragon - Avram Davidson
    • - The Ship That Sailed the Time Stream - G. C. Edmondson
    • - The Star Fox - Poul Anderson
    • - The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch - Philip K. Dick
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- Isaac Asimov

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