2018 Nebula Awards® Showcase

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, is SFWA Grand Master Jane Yolen, renowned author of children’s books, fantasy, and science fiction. This year’s Nebula Award Showcase includes the winning works from Charlie Jane Anders (novel excerpt), Seanan McGuire (novella excerpt), William Ledbetter (novelette), and Amal El-Mohtar (short story). An excerpt from David D. Levine’s Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book winner is also included. In addition, all of the nominated short stories and novelettes are reprinted here.

“[A]n outstanding gathering of the finest new, upcoming sci-fi and fantasy writers… highly recommended” — Bookwatch


Nebula Awards® Showcase 2018

  • “Introduction” (Jane Yolen)
  • “About the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America”
  • “About the Nebula Awards®”
  • “2016 Nebula Awards® Ballot”
  • Nebula Award Nominees: Best Short Story
    • “A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers” (Alyssa Wong)
    • “Sabbath Wine” (Barbara Krasnoff)
    • “Things with Beards” (Sam J. Miller)
    • “Welcome to the Medical Clinic at the Interplanetary Relay Station / House Since the Last Patient Death: 0” (Caroline M. Yoachim)
    • “This Is Not a Wardrobe Door” (A. Merc Rustad)
    • “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies” (Brooke Bolander)
  • Nebula Award Winner: Best Short Story
  • Nebula Award Nominees: Best Novelette
    • “Excerpt from The Jewel and Her Lapidary” (Fran Wilde)
    • “Blood Grains Speak Through Memories” (Jason Sanford)
    • “Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea” (Sarah Pinsker)
    • “The Orangery” (Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam)
    • “You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay” (Alyssa Wong)
  • Nebula Award Winner: Best Novelette
  • Nebula Award Winner: Best Novella
  • Nebula Award Winner: Best Novel
  • “About the Andre Norton Award”
  • Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • “Past Nebula Award Winners”
  • “About the Editor”
  • “About the Cover Artist”