1981 Nebula Awards®

Presented at Claremont Resort Hotel, Oakland, California on April 24, 1982

Parties and panels began on Friday afternoon, with Timescape Books sponsoring the Friday evening reception.  The Business Meeting was held on Saturday morning followed by panels and some films provided by NASA.  Terry Carr served as emcee and San Francisco Chronicle book reviewer Patricia Holt spoke about book reviewing and the need to review paperbacks. Gene Wolfe, who won for The Claw of the Conciliator, spoke on award losers prior to the winners being announced.  Lisa Tuttle, who had removed her story “The Bone Flute” from contention over campaigning by George Florence-Guthridge.

Best Novel

Best Novella

Best Novelette

Best Short Story