1992 Nebula Award Winners

1992 Nebula Award Winners

Presented: April 25, 1992, Colony Square Hotel, Atlanta, GA


  • Stations of the Tide by Michael SwanwickWinner: Stations of the Tide, Michael Swanwick (Asimov’s mid-Dec 1990, Jan 1991; Morrow)
  • Barrayar, Lois McMaster Bujold (Analog Jul,Aug,Sep,Oct 1991; Baen)
  • Bone Dance, Emma Bull (Ace)
  • The Difference Engine, William Gibson & Bruce Sterling (Bantam Spectra)
  • Orbital Resonance, John Barnes (Tor)
  • Synners, Pat Cadigan (Bantam Spectra)


  • Winner: “Beggars in Spain”, Nancy Kress (Asimov’s Apr 1991; Axolotl)
  • Apartheid, Superstrings, and Mordecai Thubana, Michael Bishop (Axolotl)
  • Bully!, Mike Resnick (Axolotl; Asimov’s Apr 1991)
  • The Gallery of His Dreams, Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Pulphouse/Axolotl; Asimov’s Sep 1991)
  • “Jack”, Connie Willis (Asimov’s Oct 1991)
  • “Man Opening a Door”, Paul Ash (Analog Jun 1991)


  • Winner: “Guide Dog”, Mike Conner (F&SF May 1991)
  • “The All-Consuming”, Lucius Shepard & Robert Frazier (Playboy Jul 1990; Asimov’s May 1991)
  • “Black Glass”, Karen Joy Fowler (Full Spectrum 3)
  • “Gate of Faces”, Ray Aldridge (F&SF Apr 1991)
  • “Getting Real”, Susan Shwartz (Newer York)
  • “The Happy Man”, Jonathan Lethem (Asimov’s Feb 1991)
  • “Standing In Line with Mister Jimmy”, James Patrick Kelly (Asimov’s Jun 1991)

Short Story

  • Winner: “Ma Qui”, Alan Brennert (F&SF Feb 1991)
  • “Buffalo”, John Kessel (Fires of the Past: Thirteen Contemporary Fantasies About Hometowns; F&SFJan 1991)
  • “the button, and what you know”, W. Gregory Stewart (Amazing Stories Jun 1991)
  • “The Dark”, Karen Joy Fowler (F&SF Jun 1991)
  • “Dog’s Life”, Martha Soukup (Amazing Stories Mar 1991)
  • “They’re Made Out of Meat”, Terry Bisson (Omni Apr 1991)