Powers by Ursula K Le Guin

This years winners of the Nebula awards have been announced over the weekend at the UCLA, presided over by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA).

Ursula K Le Guin has won best novel with her new book, "Powers" while best Novella was won by Catherine Asaro for "The Spacetime Pool".

The winner of the Andre Norton Award is also one of the longest book title's I have ever seen with "How a Girl of Spirit Gambles All to Expand Her Vocabulary, Confront a Bouncing Boy Terror, and Try to Save Califa from a Shaky Doom (Despite Being Confined to Her Room)" by Ysabeau S. Wilce.

One of our favorite Authors, the legendary Harry Harrison (author of The Stainless Steel Rat Series) has been recognised for his long standing achievements in the industry by being made the "Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master".

2008 Nebula Award Winners

  • Best Novel: Powers by Ursula K Le Guin
  • Best Novella: The Spacetime Pool by Catherine Asaro
  • Best Novelette: Pride and Prometheus by John Kessel
  • Best Short Story: Trophy Wives by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
  • Best Script: WALL-E Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon
  • The Andre Norton Award: How a Girl of Spirit Gambles All to Expand Her Vocabulary, Confront a Bouncing Boy Terror, and Try to Save Califa from a Shaky Doom (Despite Being Confined to Her Room) by Ysabeau S. Wilce
  • Solstice Award: Kate Wilhelm, A.J. Budrys and Martin H. Greenberg.
  • SFWA Service Award: Victoria Strauss
  • Bradbury Award: Joss Whedon
  • Grand Master Award: Harry Harrison
  • Author Emerita: M.J. Engh