2006 Nebula Award Winners

2006 Nebula Award Winners

Presented: May 6, 2006, Tempe, AZ


  • Camouflage by Joe HaldemanWinner: Camouflage, Joe Haldeman (Analog Mar,Apr,May 2004; Ace)
  • Air, Geoff Ryman (St. Martin’s)
  • Going Postal, Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins)
  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke (Bloomsbury)
  • Orphans of Chaos, John C. Wright (Tor)
  • Polaris, Jack McDevitt (Ace)


  • Winner: “Magic for Beginners”, Kelly Link (Magic for Beginners; F&SF Sep 2005)
  • “Clay’s Pride”, Bud Sparhawk (Analog Jul/Aug 2004)
  • “Identity Theft”, Robert J. Sawyer (Down These Dark Spaceways)
  • “Left of the Dial”, Paul Witcover (Sci Fiction 1 Sep 2004)
  • “The Tribes of Bela”, Albert E. Cowdrey (F&SF Aug 2004)


  • Winner: “The Faery Handbag”, Kelly Link (The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm)
  • “Flat Diane”, Daniel Abraham (F&SF Oct/Nov 2004)
  • “Men Are Trouble”, James Patrick Kelly (Asimov’s Jun 2004)
  • “Nirvana High”, Eileen Gunn & Leslie What (Stable Strategies and Others)
  • The People of Sand and Slag”, Paolo Bacigalupi (F&SF Feb 2004)

Short Story

  • Winner: “I Live With You”, Carol Emshwiller (F&SF Mar 2005)
  • “Born-Again”, K. D. Wentworth (F&SF May 2005)
  • “The End of the World As We Know It”, Dale Bailey (F&SF Oct/Nov 2004)
  • “My Mother, Dancing”, Nancy Kress (Asimov’s Jun 2004)
  • “Singing My Sister Down”, Margo Lanagan (Black Juice Eos)
  • “Still Life With Boobs”, Anne Harris (Talebones Summer 2005)
  • “There’s a Hole in the City”, Richard Bowes (Sci Fiction 15 Jun 2005)


  • Winner: Serenity, Joss Whedon
  • Battlestar Galactica: “Act of Contrition/You Can’t Go Home Again”, Carla Robinson, Bradley Thompson & David Weddle (two-part episode, 28 Jan and 4 Feb 2005)