Alyx M. Dellamonica's novellete "A Key to the Illuminated Heretic" (Alternate Generals III, edited by Harry Turtledove, Baen, April 2005) is on the Preliminary Ballot for the Nebula Awards® for 2006.
The Nebula Awards® are voted on, and presented by, active members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The Awards will be announced at the Banquet to be held at the New York Marriott Financial Center May 11-13, 2007.
Other preliminary nominees in the novelette category are "The Language of Moths" by Chris Barzak (Realms of Fantasy, April 2005), "Two Hearts" by Peter S. Beagle (F&SF, October/November 2005), "Second Person, Present Tense" by Daryl Gregory (Asimov's, September 2005), "Do Neanderthals Know?" by Robert J Howe (Analog, December 2005), "Little Faces" by Vonda McIntyre (SCI FICTION, February 23, 2005), "Journey into the Kingdom" by M. Rickert (F&SF, May 2006) and "Walpurgis Afternoon" by Delia Sherman (F&SF, December 2005).