Nebula Shortlist

  •  NOVEL Charlie Jane Anders, All the Birds in the Sky; Mishell Baker, Borderline; N.K. Jemisin, The Obelisk Gate; Yoon Ha Lee, Ninefox Gambit; Nisi Shawl, Everfair.
  • NOVELLA S.B. Divya, Runtime; Kij Johnson, The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe; Victor LaValle, The Ballad of Black Tom; Seanan McGuire, Every Heart a Doorway; John P. Murphy, ‘The Liar’; Kai Ashante Wilson, A Taste of Honey.
  • NOVELETTE William Ledbetter, ‘The Long Fall Up’ (F&SF); Sarah Pinsker, ‘Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea’ (Lightspeed); Jason Sanford, ‘Blood Grains Speak Through Memories’ (Beneath Ceaseless Skies); Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam’s ‘The Orangery’ (Beneath Ceaseless Skies, replacing Cat Rambo’s ‘Red in Tooth and Cog’ from F&SF); Fran Wilde, The Jewel and Her Lapidary; Alyssa Wong, ‘You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay’ (Uncanny).
  •  SHORT Brooke Bolander, ‘Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies’ (Uncanny); Amal El-Mohtar, ‘Seasons of Glass and Iron’ (The Starlit Wood); Barbara Krasnoff, ‘Sabbath Wine’ (Clockwork Phoenix 5); Sam J. Miller, ‘Things With Beards’ (Clarkesworld); A. Merc Rustad, ‘This Is Not a Wardrobe Door’ (Fireside); Alyssa Wong, ‘A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers’ (; Caroline M. Yoachim, ‘Welcome to the Medical Clinic at the Interplanetary Relay Station …’ (Lightspeed).
  • BRADBURY (dramatic): Arrival, Doctor Strange, Kubo and the Two Strings, Rogue One, Westworld: ‘The Bicameral Mind’, Zootopia.
  • NORTON (YA) Kelly Barnhill, The Girl Who Drank the Moon; Roshani Chokshi, The Star-Touched Queen; Frances Hardinge, The Lie Tree; David D. Levine, Arabella of Mars; Philip Reeve, Railhead; Lindsay Ribar, Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies; Delia Sherman, The Evil Wizard Smallbone.

Shortlist from Ansible