Nebula Awards Showcase 2016

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The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA).  The editor, selected by SFWA’s anthology Committee (chaired by Mike Resnick), is American science fiction and fantasy writer Mercedes Lackey. This year’s Nebula winners are Ursula Vernon, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Nancy Kress, and Jeff VanderMeer, with Alaya Dawn Johnson winning the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book.

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Praise for Nebula Awards Showcase 2014:

“There is not a story in the bunch that is not engaging to the reader…. This is an excellent book for lovers of science fiction.”

—SeattlePI.com

Praise for Nebula Awards Showcase 2013:

“Featuring writing of the highest quality in the genre, this compilation is certain to appeal to those demanding imaginative fiction.”

Booklist

“Essential fare for short story aficionados, even though some of the contents have appeared in other collections.”

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Nancy Kress One of the brightest representatives of modern American "soft" (in other words, humanitarian) science fiction, Nancy Kress was born in 1948 in Buffalo (New York) and graduated from the University of Plattsburgh ... After working for some time in an advertising agency, Kress completely switched to literary activity in the mid-1970s. Her first publication was the short story Wandering On Earth (1976), and her first novel was The Prince of the Morning Bells (1981). Genuine recognition came to the writer after the release of the novel "Alien World" (1988). The first novel of the trilogy about "Sleepless" - "Beggars in Spain" (1991) - brought the author a bunch of top awards: "Hugo", "Nebula" and the French Imaginaire Award. Over the following years, two more trilogies were released - "Crossfire" and the second: "Probabilistic Moon" (2000), "Probable Sun" (2001) and "Probabilistic Space" (2002); the last novel was awarded the John Campbell Memorial Prize. Peru Kress owns 10 more single novels and 80 short stories and novellas, the best of which made up three collections. In the collection of literary trophies Nancy Kress two more "Nebula" awards - for the story "Far from all these bright stars" (1985) and for the short story "Flowers of Aulit Prison" (1996); the latter also won the Theodore Sturgeon Prize. Nancy Kress is the author of two popular science books: Beginnings, Middle and Ends (1993) and Dynamic Characters (1998). In 1998, Nancy Kress remarried a colleague in writing, the famous science fiction writer and scientist Charles Sheffield, and after his death in 2002 she returned to her native state of New York to be closer to her adult children.

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Nancy Kress One of the brightest representatives of modern American "soft" (in other words, humanitarian) science fiction, Nancy Kress was born in 1948 in Buffalo (New York) and graduated from the University of Plattsburgh ... After working for some time in an advertising agency, Kress completely switched to literary activity in the mid-1970s. Her first publication was the short story Wandering On Earth (1976), and her first novel was The Prince of the Morning Bells (1981). Genuine recognition came to the writer after the release of the novel "Alien World" (1988). The first novel of the trilogy about "Sleepless" - "Beggars in Spain" (1991) - brought the author a bunch of top awards: "Hugo", "Nebula" and the French Imaginaire Award. Over the following years, two more trilogies were released - "Crossfire" and the second: "Probabilistic Moon" (2000), "Probable Sun" (2001) and "Probabilistic Space" (2002); the last novel was awarded the John Campbell Memorial Prize. Peru Kress owns 10 more single novels and 80 short stories and novellas, the best of which made up three collections. In the collection of literary trophies Nancy Kress two more "Nebula" awards - for the story "Far from all these bright stars" (1985) and for the short story "Flowers of Aulit Prison" (1996); the latter also won the Theodore Sturgeon Prize. Nancy Kress is the author of two popular science books: Beginnings, Middle and Ends (1993) and Dynamic Characters (1998). In 1998, Nancy Kress remarried a colleague in writing, the famous science fiction writer and scientist Charles Sheffield, and after his death in 2002 she returned to her native state of New York to be closer to her adult children.