1998 Nebula Award Winners

1998 Nebula Award Winners

Presented: May 2, 1998, Sante Fe, NM



  • Winner: “Abandon in Place”, Jerry Oltion (F&SF Dec 1996)
  • “…Where Angels Fear to Tread”, Allen Steele (Asimov’s Oct/Nov 1997)
  • “Chrysalis”, Robert Reed (Asimov’s Sep 1996)
  • “The Funeral March of the Marionettes”, Adam-Troy Castro (F&SF Jul 1997)
  • “Loose Ends”, Paul Levinson (Analog May 1997)
  • “Primrose and Thorn”, Bud Sparhawk (Analog May 1996)


  • Winner: “The Flowers of Aulit Prison”, Nancy Kress (Asimov’s Oct/Nov 1996)
  • “The Copyright Notice Case”, Paul Levinson (Analog Apr 1996)
  • “The Dog’s Story”, Eleanor Arnason (Asimov’s May 1996)
  • “The Miracle of Ivar Avenue”, John Kessel (Intersections: The Sycamore Hill Anthology; Asimov’s Sep 1996)
  • “Three Hearings on the Existence of Snakes in the Human Bloodstream”, James Alan Gardner (Asimov’s Feb 1997)
  • “The Undiscovered”, William Sanders (Asimov’s Mar 1997)
  • “We Will Drink a Fish Together…”, Bill Johnson (Asimov’s May 1997)

Short Story

  • Winner: “Sister Emily’s Lightship”, Jane Yolen (Starlight 1)
  • “Burning Bright”, K. D. Wentworth (Aboriginal SF Summer 1996)
  • “The Crab Lice”, Gregory Feeley (Alternate Tyrants)
  • “The Dead”, Michael Swanwick (Starlight 1)
  • “The Elizabeth Complex”, Karen Joy Fowler (Crank! #6 Winter 1996)
  • “Itsy Bitsy Spider”, James Patrick Kelly (Asimov’s Jun 1997)