2000 Nebula Award Winners

2000 Nebula Award Winners

Presented: May 20, 2000, New York, NY


  • Parable of the Talents by Octavia ButlerWinner: Parable of the Talents, Octavia E. Butler (Seven Stories Press)
  • The Cassini Division, Ken MacLeod (Tor)
  • A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)
  • A Deepness in the Sky, Vernor Vinge (Tor)
  • Mission Child, Maureen F. McHugh (Avon Eos)
  • Mockingbird, Sean Stewart (Ace)


  • Winner: “Story of Your Life”, Ted Chiang (Starlight 2)
  • “The Astronaut from Wyoming”, Adam-Troy Castro & Jerry Oltion (Analog Jul/Aug 1999)
  • “The Executioners’ Guild”, Andy Duncan (Asimov’s Aug 1999)
  • “Living Trust”, L. Timmel Duchamp (Asimov’s Feb 1999)
  • “Reality Check”, Michael A. Burstein (Analog Nov 1999)
  • “The Wedding Album”, David Marusek (Asimov’s Jun 1999)


  • Winner: “Mars Is No Place for Children”, Mary A. Turzillo (Science Fiction Age May 1999)
  • “Five Days in April”, Brian A. Hopkins (Chiaroscuro Jul 1999)
  • “Good Intentions”, Stanley Schmidt & Jack McDevitt (F&SF Jun 1998)
  • “How to Make Unicorn Pie”, Esther M. Friesner (F&SF Jan 1999)
  • “The Island in the Lake”, Phyllis Eisenstein (F&SF Dec 1998)
  • “Taklamakan”, Bruce Sterling (Asimov’s Oct/Nov 1998)

Short Story

  • Winner: “The Cost of Doing Business”, Leslie What (Amazing Stories Winter 1999)
  • “Ancient Engines”, Michael Swanwick (Asimov’s Feb 1999)
  • “Basil the Dog”, Frances Sherwood (Atlantic Monthly Sep 1999)
  • “The Dead Boy at Your Window”, Bruce Holland Rogers (The North American Review Nov/Dec 1998)
  • “Flower Kiss”, Constance Ash (Realms of Fantasy Aug 1998)
  • “Radiant Doors”, Michael Swanwick (Asimov’s Sep 1998)


  • Winner: The Sixth Sense, M. Night Shyamalan (Buena Vista)
  • The Devil’s Arithmetic, Robert J. Avrech (Showtime Television; based on the novel The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen)
  • The Iron Giant, Brad Bird & Tim McCanlies (Warner Bros.)
  • The Matrix, Larry Wachowski & Andy Wachowski (Warner Bros.)
  • The Uranus Experiment: Part 2, John Millerman (Private Black Label)