Nebula Awards

1982 Nebula Award Winners

Presented: April 24 1982, Claremont Resort Hotel, Oakland, CA

Novel

  • The Claw of the Concilliator by Gene WolfeWinner: The Claw of the Conciliator, Gene Wolfe (Timescape)
  • Little, Big, John Crowley (Bantam)
  • The Many-Colored Land, Julian May (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Radix, A. A. Attanasio (Morrow)
  • Riddley Walker, Russell Hoban (Summit)
  • The Vampire Tapestry, Suzy McKee Charnas (Simon & Schuster)

Novella

  • Winner: “The Saturn Game”, Poul Anderson (Analog 2 Feb 1981)
  • “Amnesia”, Jack Dann (The Berkley Showcase Vol. 3)
  • “In the Western Tradition”, Phyllis Eisenstein (F&SF Mar 1981)
  • “Swarmer, Skimmer”, Gregory Benford (SF Digest Oct/Nov 1981)
  • “True Names”, Vernor Vinge (Binary Star #5)
  • “The Winter Beach”, Kate Wilhelm (Redbook Sep 1981)

Novelette

  • Winner: “The Quickening”, Michael Bishop (Universe 11)
  • “The Fire When It Comes”, Parke Godwin (F&SF May 1981)
  • “Lirios: A Tale of the Quintana Roo”, James Tiptree, Jr. (Asimov’s 28 Sep 1981)
  • “Mummer Kiss”, Michael Swanwick (Universe 11)
  • “Sea Changeling”, Mildred Downey Broxon (Asimov’s 3 Aug 1981)
  • “The Thermals of August”, Edward Bryant (F&SF May 1981)

Short Story

  • Winner: “The Bone Flute”, Lisa Tuttle (F&SF May 1981) [award declined]
  • “Disciples”, Gardner Dozois (Penthouse Dec 1981)
  • “Going Under”, Jack Dann (Omni Sep 1981)
  • “Johnny Mnemonic”, William Gibson (Omni May 1981)
  • “The Pusher”, John Varley (F&SF Oct 1981)
  • “The Quiet”, George Florance-Guthridge (F&SF Jul 1981)
  • “Venice Drowned”, Kim Stanley Robinson (Universe 11)
  • “Zeke”, Timothy R. Sullivan (Twilight Zone Oct 1981)