2005 Nebula Award Winners

2005 Nebula Award Winners

Presented: April 30, 2005, Chicago, IL



  • Winner: “The Green Leopard Plague”, Walter Jon Williams (Asimov’s Oct/Nov 2003)
  • “The Cookie Monster”, Vernor Vinge (Analog Oct 2003)
  • “Just Like the Ones We Used to Know”, Connie Willis (Asimov’s Dec 2003)
  • “The Tangled Strings of the Marionettes”, Adam-Troy Castro (F&SF Jul 2003)
  • “Walk in Silence”, Catherine Asaro (Analog Apr 2003)


  • Winner: “Basement Magic”, Ellen Klages (F&SF May 2003)
  • “Dry Bones”, William Sanders (Asimov’s May 2003)
  • “The Gladiator’s War: A Dialog”, Lois Tilton (Asimov’s Jun 2004)
  • “The Voluntary State”, Christopher Rowe (Sci Fiction 5 May 2004)
  • “Zora and the Zombie”, Andy Duncan (Sci Fiction 4 Feb 2004)

Short Story

  • Winner: “Coming to Terms”, Eileen Gunn (Stable Strategies and Others)
  • “Aloha”, Ken Wharton (Analog Jun 2003)
  • “Embracing-the-New”, Benjamin Rosenbaum (Asimov’s Jan 2004)
  • “In the Late December”, Greg van Eekhout (Strange Horizons 22 Dec 2003)
  • “The Strange Redemption of Sister Mary Ann”, Mike Moscoe (Analog Nov 2004)
  • “Travels with My Cats”, Mike Resnick (Asimov’s Feb 2004)


  • Winner: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson(New Line Cinema)
  • The Butterfly Effect, J. Mackye Gruber & Eric Bress (New Line Cinema)
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Charlie Kaufman & Michel Gondry (Anonymus Content/Focus Features)
  • The Incredibles, Brad Bird (Pixar)