Saturday, February 25, 2006

Nebula Nomination!

Two of Battlestar Galactica's episodes from Season 1 have been nominated for a prestigous Nebula Award, which is one of a couple highly sought after awards in the field of Science Fiction. Here's the article from the SciFiWire:

Nebula Nominees Named
The final ballot for the 2005 Nebula Awards was announced on Feb. 24 by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The Nebula Awards are voted on and presented by active members of the SFWA. The awards will be announced at the Nebula Awards Banquet in Tempe, Ariz., on May 6. A list of the nominees follows.
Novels: Air by Geoff Ryman, Camouflage by Joe Haldeman, Going Postal by Terry Pratchett, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke, Polaris by Jack McDevitt, Orphans of Chaos by John C. Wright
Novellas: "Clay's Pride" by Bud Sparhawk, "Identity Theft" by Robert J. Sawyer, "Left of the Dial" by Paul Witcover, "Magic for Beginners" by Kelly Link, "The Tribes of Bela" by Albert Cowdrey
Novelettes: "The Faery Handbag" by Kelly Link, "Flat Diane" by Daniel Abraham, "Men are Trouble" by Jim Kelly, "Nirvana High" by Eileen Gunn and Leslie What, "The People of Sand and Slag" by Paolo Bacigalupi
Short Stories: "Born-Again" by K.D. Wentworth, "The End of the World as We Know It" by Dale Bailey, "I Live With You" by Carol Emshwiller, "My Mother, Dancing" by Nancy Kress, "Singing My Sister Down" by Margo Lanagan, "Still Life With Boobs" by Anne Harris, "There's a Hole in the City" by Richard Bowes
Scripts: "Act of Contrition"/"You Can't Go Home Again" by Carla Robinson, Bradley Thompson and David Weddle, Battlestar Galactica; Serenity by Joss Whedon
Andre Norton Award: The Amethyst Road by Louise Spiegler, Siberia by Ann Halam, Stormwitch by Susan Vaught, Valiant: A Modern Tale of Faerie by Holly Black

Best of luck Galactica!

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