Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Unfinished Business : Nominated for a Nebula

The slate for the Nebula Awards was announced today, and Galactica picked up one nod for the episode Unfinished Business:

Nebula Nominees Announced

Nominees have been announced for this year's Nebula Awards, which recognize superior achievement in science fiction and fantasy writing. The award is presented annually by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Winners will be announced at the 2007 Nebula Awards weekend, May 11-13, in New York. A complete list of nominees follows.

Novel: The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner, Seeker by Jack McDevitt, The Girl in the Glass by Jeffrey Ford, Farthing by Jo Walton, From the Files of the Time Rangers by Richard Bowes, To Crush the Moon by Wil McCarthy

Novella: "Burn" by James Patrick Kelly, "Sanctuary" by Michael A. Burstein, "The Walls of the Universe" by Paul Melko, "Inclination" by William Shunn

Novelette: "The Language of Moths" by Chris Barzak, "Walpurgis Afternoon" by Delia Sherman, "Journey Into the Kingdom" by M. Rickert, "Two Hearts" by Peter S. Beagle, "Little Faces" by Vonda N. McIntyre

Short Story: "Echo" by Elizabeth Hand, "Helen Remembers the Stork Club" by Esther M. Friesner, "The Woman in Schrodinger's Wave Equations" by Eugene Mirabelli, "Henry James, This One's for You" by Jack McDevitt, "An End to All Things" by Karina Sumner-Smith, "Pip and the Fairies" by Theodora Goss

Script: Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer; Howl's Moving Castle by Hayao Miyazaki, Cindy Davis Hewitt and Donald H. Hewitt; Battlestar Galactica, "Unfinished Business," by Michael Taylor; Doctor Who, "The Girl in the Fireplace," by Steven Moffat

Also announced were the finalists for the Andre Norton Award, which is given to the best young-adult SF/fantasy novel of the year. The nominees are Magic or MadnessDevilish by Maureen Johnson, The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner, Midnighters #2: Touching Darkness by Scott Westerfeld, Peeps by Scott Westerfeld, Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer.
by Justine Larbalestier,
Definently not an episode that I would have picked for an award from this season. I think I would have nominated Exodus 2, or Occupation. But that's me.

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