Friday, February 22, 2008

Matthew Hughes on Nebula Awards final ballot

Matthew Hughes's "The Helper and His Hero," which appeared in the February and March 2007 issues of F&SF, has made the Nebula Awards final ballot in the Novella category.

Other nominees in that category are "Awakening" by Judith Berman (Black Gate 10, Spring, 2007), "Fountain of Age" by Nancy Kress (Asimov's, July 2007), "Stars Seen Through Stone" by Lucius Shepard (F&SF, July 2007), "Kiosk" by Bruce Sterling (F&SF, January 2007) and "Memorare" by Gene Wolfe (F&SF, April 2007).

The Nebula Awards are administered, voted and presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) to acknowledge excellence in science fiction writing. This year's awards will be presented at the Nebula Award Weekend in Austin, Texas, April 25 to 27.