Awards

Hugo Awards  | Nebula Awards  | World Fantasy Awards | Theodore Sturgeon Awards | Homer Awards | Locus Awards | Science Fiction Chronicle Reader Awards | Sidewise Awards
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine Readers' Awards

Hugo Awards

2012
BEST NOVELLA — “The Man Who Bridged the Mist” by Kij Johnson
BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM — Sheila Williams

2011
BEST NOVELETTE — “The Emperor of Mars” by Allen M. Steele
BEST SHORT STORY — “For Want of a Nail” by Mary Robinette Kowal
BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM — Sheila Williams

2010
BEST SHORT STORY —
“Bridesicle” by Will McIntosh

2009
BEST NOVELLA —
“The Erdmann Nexus” by Nancy Kress
BEST NOVELETTE — “Shoggoths in Bloom” by Elizabeth Bear

2008
BEST NOVELLA — “All Seated on the Ground” by Connie Willis
BEST SHORT STORY — “Tideline” by Elizabeth Bear

2007
BEST NOVELLA — “A Billion Eves” by Robert Reed
BEST NOVELETTE — “The Djinn’s Wife” by Ian McDonald
BEST SHORT STORY —  “Impossible Dreams” by Tim Pratt

2006
BEST NOVELLA — "Inside Job" by Connie Willis
BEST SHORT STORY — "Tk'Tk'Tk'" by David D. Levine

2005
BEST SHORT STORY — "Travels with My Cats" by Mike Resnick

2004
BEST NOVELETTE —
"Legions in Time" by Michael Swanwick
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

2003
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

2002
BEST SHORT STORY —
"The Dog Said “Bow-Wow”" by Michael Swanwick

2001
BEST NOVELETTE —
"Millenium Babies" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

2000
BEST NOVELLA —
"The Winds of Marble Arch" by Connie Willis
BEST NOVELETTE — "1016 to 1" by James Patrick Kelly
BEST SHORT STORY — "Scherzo with Tyrannosaur" by Michael Swanwick
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1999
BEST NOVELLA —
"Oceanic" by Greg Egan
BEST NOVELETTE — "Taklamakan" by Bruce Sterling
BEST SHORT STORY — "The Very Pulse of the Machine" by Michael Swanwick
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1998
BEST NOVELLA —
". . . Where Angels Fear to Tread" by Allen Steele
BEST NOVELETTE — "We Will Drink a Fish Together. . . " by Bill Johnson
BEST SHORT STORY — "The 43 Antarean Dynasties" by Mike Resnick
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1997
BEST NOVELLA —
"Blood of the Dragon" by George R.R. Martin
BEST NOVELETTE — "Bicycle Repairman" by Bruce Sterling
BEST SHORT STORY — "The Soul Selects Her own Society. . ." by Connie Willis
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1996
BEST NOVELLA —
"The Death of Captain Future" by Allen M. Steele
BEST NOVELETTE — "Think Like a Dinosaur" by James Patrick Kelly
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1995
BEST SHORT STORY —
"None so Blind" by Joe Haldeman
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1994
BEST SHORT STORY —
"Death on the Nile" by Connie Willis

1993
BEST NOVELLA — "Barnacle Bill the Spacer" by Lucius Shepard
BEST NOVELETTE — "The Nutcracker Coup" by Janet Kagan
BEST SHORT STORY — "Even the Queen" by Connie Willis
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1992
BEST NOVELLA —
"Beggars in Spain" by Nancy Kress
BEST SHORT STORY — "A Walk in the Sun" by Geoffrey A. Landis
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1991
BEST NOVELLA —
"The Hemingway Hoax" by Joe Haldeman
BEST NOVELETTE — "The Manamouki" by Mike Resnick
BEST SHORT STORY — "Bears Discover Fire" by Terry Bisson
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1990
BEST NOVELETTE —
"Enter a Soldier. Later: Enter Another" by Robert Silverberg
BEST SHORT STORY — "Boobs" by Suzy Mckee Charnas
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1989
BEST NOVELLA —
"The Last of the Winnebagos" by Connie Willis
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1988
BEST NOVELLA —
"Eye for Eye" by Orson Scott Card
BEST SHORT STORY­ — "Why I Left Harry’s All-Night Hamburgers" by Lawrence Watt-Evans
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1987
BEST NOVELLA —
"Gilgamesh in the Outback" by Robert Silverberg

1986
BEST NOVELLA —
"24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai" by Roger Zelazny
BEST SHORT STORY — "Fermi and Frost" by Frederik Pohl

1985
BEST NOVELLA —
"Press Entern" by John Varley
BEST NOVELETTE — "Bloodchild" by Octavia Butler

1984
BEST SHORT STORY —
"Speech Sounds" by Octavia Butler
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — Shawna McCarthy

1983
BEST NOVELETTE — "Fire Watch" by Connie Willis

1982
BEST NOVELETTE —
"Unicorn Variations" by Roger Zelazny

1980
BEST NOVELLA —
"Enemy Mine" by Barry B. Longyear
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR — George H. Scithers

1978
BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR —
George H. Scithers

 

Nebula Awards

2015
BEST NOVELETTE — “Our Lady of the Open Road” by Sarah Pinsker

2013
BEST NOVELLA — "The Weight of the Sunrise" by Vylar Kaftan

2011
BEST NOVELLA — "The Man Who Bridged the Mist" by Kij Johnson

2007
BEST NOVELLA — "Fountain of Age" by Nancy Kress
BEST SHORT STORY — "Always" by Karen Joy Fowler

2004
BEST NOVELLA — "The Green Leopard Plague" by Walter Jon Williams

1998
BEST NOVELETTE — "Flowers of Aulit Prison" by Nancy Kress

1996
BEST NOVELLA — "Da Vinci Rising" by Jack Dann

1995
BEST SHORT STORY — "Death and the Librarian" by Esther M. Friesner

1992
BEST NOVELETTE — "Danny Goes to Mars" by Pamela Sargent
BEST SHORT STORY — "Even the Queen" by Connie Willis

1991
BEST NOVEL — "Stations of the Tide" by Michael Swanwick
BEST NOVELLA — "Beggars in Spain" by Nancy Kress

1990
BEST NOVELLA — "The Hemingway Hoax" by Joe Haldeman
BEST SHORT STORY — "Bears Discover Fire" by Terry Bisson

1989
BEST SHORT STORY —
"Ripples in the Dirac Sea" by Geoffrey A. Landis

1988
BEST NOVELLA — "The Last of the Winnebagos" by Connie Willis

1987
BEST NOVELLA — "The Blind Geometer" by Kim Stanley Robinson
BEST NOVELETTE — "Rachel in Love" by Pat Murphy

1986
BEST NOVELLA — "R&R" by Lucius Shepard
BEST NOVELETTE — "The Girl Who Fell Into the Sky" by Kate Wilhelm

1985
BEST NOVELLA —
"Sailing to Byzantium" by Robert Silverberg
BEST NOVELETTE — "Portraits of His Children" by George R.R. Martin

1984
BEST NOVELLA — "Press Entern" by John Varley
BEST NOVELETTE — "Bloodchild" by Octavia Butler

1983
BEST NOVELLA — "Hardfought" by Greg Bear
BEST SHORT STORY — "The Peacemaker" by Gardner Dozois

1982
BEST NOVELETTE —
"Fire Watch" by Connie Willis
BEST SHORT STORY — "A Letter from the Clearys" by Connie Willis

1979
BEST NOVELLA —
"Enemy Mine" by Barry B. Longyear

 

World Fantasy Awards

2008
SHORT STORY — "26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss" by Kij Johnson

1999
SHORT STORY — "The Chop Girl" by Ian R. MacLeod

1998
NOVELLA —  "The Summer Isles" by Ian MacLeod

1990
NOVELLA — "Bones" by Pat Murphy

1986
NOVELLA — "Hatrack River" by Orson Scott Card

1984
SHORT STORY — "Still Life with Scorpion" by Scott Baker

 

Theodore Sturgeon Awards

2011
"The Choice" by Paul McAuley

2010
"The Sultan of the Clouds" by Geoffrey A. Landis

2008
"The Ray Gun: A Love Story" by James Alan Gardner

2007
Tideline" by Elizabeth Bear

2003
"The Empress of Mars" by Kage Baker

2001
"The Chief Designer" by Andy Duncan

1999
"The Wedding Album" by David Marusek

1997
"House of Dreams" by Michael Flynn

1996
“The Flowers of Aulit Prison” by Nancy Kress

1995
"Jigoku no Mokushiroku" by John G. McDaid

1994
"Forgiveness Day" by Ursula Le Guin

1993
"Fox Magic" by Kij Johnson

1990
"Bears Discover Fire" by Terry Bisson

1987
"Rachel in Love" by Pat Murphy

 

Homer Awards

2000
SHORT STORY — "The Elephants on Neptune" by Mike Resnick

1999
NOVELLA —  "Hunting the Snark" by Mike Resnick
NOVELETTE —"Stellar Harvest" by Eleanor Arnason
SHORT STORY — "Hothouse Flowers" by Mike Resnick

1998
NOVELETTE —"Echea" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

1996
NOVELLA —  "Time Travelers Never Die" by Jack McDevitt

1995
NOVELLA —  "Bibi" by Mike Resnick & Susan Shwartz
NOVELETTE —"When the Old Gods Die" by Mike Resnick

1994
SHORT STORY — "None So Blind" by Joe Haldeman

1993
SHORT STORY — "Mwalimu in the Squared Circle" by Mike Resnick

1992
NOVELLA —  "Protection" by Maureen F. McHugh
NOVELETTE —"Song of a Dry River" by Mike Resnick

1991
NOVELLA —  "The Gallery of His Dreams" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
NOVELETTE —"Dispatches from the Revolution" by Pat Cadigan
SHORT STORY — "In the Late Cretaceous" by Connie Willis

1990
NOVELETTE — "The Manamouki" by Mike Resnick

 

Locus Awards

2014
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction

2013
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction

2012
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction

2011
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction

2007
SHORT STORY — “A Small Room in Koboldtown” by Michael Swanwick

2004
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

2003
NOVELETTE — “The Wild Girls” by Ursula K. Le Guin 
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

2002
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

2001
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELLA —  “Radiant Green Star” by Lucius Shepard
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

2000
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1999
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELLA — “Oceanic” by Greg Egan
NOVELETTE — “The Planck Drive” by Greg Egan (tied)
NOVELETTE — “Taklamakan" by Bruce Sterling (tied)
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1998
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELETTE —  “Newsletter” by Connie Willis
SHORT STORY —  “Itsy Bitsy Spider” by James Patrick Kelly
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1997
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELLA —  “Where Angels Fear to Tread” by Allen M. Steele
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1996
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELETTE — “Mountain Ways” by Ursula K. Le Guin
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1995
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELETTE — “When the Old Gods Die” by Mike Resnick
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1994
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELLA —  “Forgiveness Day” by Ursula K. Le Guin
SHORT STORY — “None So Blind” by Joe Haldeman
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1993
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
SHORT STORY — “Close Encounter” by Connie Willis
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1992
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELLA —  “Barnacle Bill the Spacer” by Lucius Shepard
NOVELETTE — “Danny Goes to Mars” by Pamela Sargent
SHORT STORY — “Even the Queen” by Connie Willis
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1991
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELLA —  “The Gallery of His Dreams” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1990
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELLA —  “A Short, Sharp Shock” by Kim Stanley Robinson
SHORT STORY — “Bears Discover Fire” by Terry Bisson
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1989
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELLA —  “The Father of Stones” by Lucius Shepard
NOVELETTE — “Dogwalker” by Orson Scott Card
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1988
BEST MAGAZINE — Asimov's Science Fiction
NOVELLA —  “The Scalehunter’s Beautiful Daughter” by Lucius Shepard
NOVELETTE —  “The Function of Dream Sleep” by Harlan Ellison

1987
NOVELLA —  “The Secret Sharer” by Robert Silverberg
NOVELETTE — “Rachel in Love” by Pat Murphy
SHORT STORY — “Angel” by Pat Cadigan

1986
NOVELLA —  “R&R” by Lucius Shepard
SHORT STORY — “Robot Dreams” by Isaac Asimov

1984
NOVELLA —  “Press Enter” by John Varley
NOVELETTE —  “Bloodchild” by Octavia Butler

1979
NOVELLA —  “Enemy Mine” by Barry B. Longyear
 

1978
NOVELETTE — “The Barbie Murders” by John Varley

 

Science Fiction Chronicle Reader Awards

1998
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1997
NOVELLA —   “Where Angels Fear to Tread” by Allen M. Steele
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1996
NOVELETTE —  “Bicycle Repairman” by Bruce Sterling

1995
NOVELLA —  “Bibi” by Mike Resnick & Susan Schwartz
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1994
NOVELETTE — “Cocoon” by Greg Egan
SHORT STORY — “None So Blind” by Joe Haldeman
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1993
SHORT STORY — “Death on the Nile” by Connie Willis
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1992
NOVELLA —  “Barnacle Bill the Spacer” by Lucius Shepard
SHORT STORY — “Even the Queen” by Connie Willis
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1991
NOVELLA —  “Beggars in Spain” by Nancy Kress
NOVELLA —  “Bully!” by Mike Resnick
SHORT STORY — “Vinland the Dream” by Kim Stanley Robinson

1990
NOVELETTE — “The Manamouki” by Mike Resnick
SHORT STORY — “Bears Discover Fire” by Terry Bisson
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1989
SHORT STORY — “Dori Bangs” by Bruce Sterling

1988
NOVELLA —  “The Last of the Winnebagos” by Connie Willis
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1987
NOVELLA —  “The Secret Sharer” by Robert Silverberg
BEST EDITOR — Gardner Dozois

1986
NOVELLA —  “R&R” by Lucius Shepard
NOVELETTE — “Aymara” by Lucius Shepard
SHORT STORY — “Pretty Boy Crossover” by Pat Cadigan

1984
NOVELLA —  “Press Enter” by John Varley
NOVELETTE — “Bloodchild” by Octavia Butler

1983
SHORT STORY — “The Peacemaker” by Gardner Dozois

1982
NOVELETTE — “Fire Watch” by Connie Willis

 

Sidewise Awards


2014
SHORT FORM —“The Weight of the Sunrise” by Vylar Kaftan

2013
SHORT FORM —“Something Real” by Rick Wilber

2012
SHORT FORM —“Paradise Is a Walled Garden” by Lisa Goldstein

2008
SHORT FORM —“Recovering Apollo 8” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

2006
SHORT FORM —“Pericles the Tyrant” by Lois Tilton

1999
SHORT FORM —“The Summer Isles” by Ian R. MacLeod

1998
SHORT FORM —“The Undiscovered” by William Sanders

1997
SHORT FORM —“Foreign Devils” by Walter Jon Williams

 

Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine Readers' Awards

The Asimov's Readers' Awards are given to winners of the annual poll of Asimov’s readers and presented at the Nebula Awards or the World SF Convention. The Award was initiated by publisher William F. Battista shortly after Gardner Dozois took over editorship of (as it was then known) Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.

2014
BEST NOVELLA — “The Legion of Tomorrow” by Allen M. Steele (July 2014)
BEST NOVELETTE — “The Common Good” by Nancy Kress (January 2014)
BEST SHORT STORY — “The Plantimal” by Mike Resnick & Ken Liu (March 2014)
BEST POEM — “In the Quiet Hour” by Bruce Boston (April/May 2014)
BEST COVER — June (Maurizio Manzieri)

2013
BEST NOVELLA — “The Application of Hope” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (August 2013)
BEST NOVELETTE — “Over There” by Will McIntosh (January 2013)
BEST SHORT STORY — “The New Guys Always Work Overtime” by David Erik Nelson (tie) (February 2013)
BEST SHORT STORY — “The Wall” by Naomi Kritzer (tie) (April/May 2013)
BEST POEM —  “Rivers” by Geoffrey A. Landis (June 2013)
BEST COVER — September (Kinuko Craft)

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