Sunday, January 13, 2008

A Couple of Lists

In the past couple of days a couple of lists have been been released. i'll repring them here in case anyone is interested.

First, the Nebula preliminary ballot has been released:

Novels

Ragamuffin, by Tobias Buckell
(Tor, Jun07)

The Yiddish Policemen's Union, by Michael Chabon
(HarperCollins, May07)

Species Imperative #3: Regeneration, by Julie E. Czerneda
(DAW, May06)

Vellum: The Book of All Hours, by Hal Duncan
(Del Rey, Apr06 (Macmillan hardcover Nov05 (UK)))

The Accidental Time Machine, by Joe Haldeman
(Ace, Aug07)

The New Moon's Arms, by Nalo Hopkinson
(Warner Books, Feb07)

Mainspring, by Jay Lake
(Tor, Jun07)

Odyssey, by Jack McDevitt
(Ace, Nov06)

The Outback Stars, by Sandra McDonald
(Tor, May07)

Strange Robby, by Selina Rosen
(Meisha Merlin Publishing Jul06)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, by J.K. Rowling
(Scholastic Press, Jul07)

Rollback, by Robert J. Sawyer
(Analog, Feb07 (serialized in Oct06 through Jan/Feb07 issues; Tor book, Apr07))

Blindsight, by Peter Watts (free Creative Commons versions)
(Tor, Oct06)

Novellas

"The Helper and His Hero," by Matt Hughes
(F&SF, Mar07 (Feb07 & Mar07))

"Fountain of Age," by Nancy Kress
(Asimov's, Jul07)

"Stars Seen Through Stone," by Lucius Shepard
(F&SF, Jul07)

"Kiosk," by Bruce Sterling
(F&SF, Jan07)

"Memorare," by Gene Wolfe
(F&SF, Apr07)

Novelettes

"The Children's Crusade," by Robin Wayne Bailey
(Heroes in Training, Martin H. Greenberg and Jim C. Hines, Ed., DAW, Sep07)

"A Flight of Numbers Fantastique Strange," by Beth Bernobich
(Asimov's, Jun06)

"Things That Aren't," by Michael A. Burstein and Robert Greenberger
(Analog, Apr07)

"The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate," by Ted Chiang
(F&SF, Sep07)

"Sister of the Hedge," by Jim C. Hines
(Realms of Fantasy, Jun06)

"The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs Of North Park After the Change," by Kij Johnson
(Coyote Road, Trickster Tales, Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, Ed., Viking Juvenile, Jul07)

"The Sun God at Dawn, Rising from a Lotus Blossom," by Andrea Kail
(Writers of the Future Volume 23, Algis Budrys, Ed., Galaxy Press, Sep07)

"Safeguard," by Nancy Kress
(Asimov's, Jan07)

"Alastair Baffle's Emporium of Wonders," by Mike Resnick
(Asimov's, Jan08)

"Tonino and the Incubus," by Peg Robinson
(Helix: A Speculative Fiction Quarterly, WS & LWE, Ed., Oct06 (Fall06 issue -- #2))

"Pol Pot's Beautiful Daughter," by Geoff Ryman
(F&SF, Nov06)

"The Fiddler of Bayou Teche," by Delia Sherman
(Coyote Road, Trickster Tales, Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, Ed., Viking Juvenile, Jul07)

"Not of this Fold," by William Shunn
(An Alternate History of the 21st Century, Spilt Milk Press, Sep07)

Short Stories

"Unique Chicken Goes In Reverse," by Andy Duncan
(Eclipse 1: New Science Fiction And Fantasy, Jonathan Strahan, Ed., Night Shade Books, Oct07)

"The Padre, the Rabbi, and the Devil His Own Self," by Melanie Fletcher
(Helix: A Speculative Fiction Quarterly, WS & LWE, Ed., Oct06 (Fall06 issue -- #2))

"Always," by Karen Joy Fowler
(Asimov's, May07 (apr/may07 issue))

"For Solo Cello, op. 12," by Mary Robinette Kowal
(Cosmos, Mar07 (Feb/Mar07))

"Titanium Mike Saves the Day," by David D. Levine (F&SF, Apr07)

"The Story of Love," by Vera Nazarian
Salt of the Air, Prime Books, Sep06)

"Captive Girl," by Jennifer Pelland
(Helix: A Speculative Fiction Quarterly, WS & LWE, Ed., Oct06 (Fall06 issue -- #2))

Scripts

Children of Men, by Alfonso Cuaron, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, and Hawk Ostby
(Universal Studios, Dec06)

Pan's Labyrinth, by Guillermo del Toro
(Time/Warner, Jan07)

The Discarded, by Harlan Ellison and Josh Olson
(Masters of Science Fiction, ABC-TV, Apr07)

Blink, by Steven Moffat ()
(Doctor Who, BBC/The Sci-Fi Channel, Sep07 (Aired on SciFi Channel 14 Sep07))

The Prestige, by Christopher Nolan and Jonathon Nolan
(Newmarket Films, Oct06 (Oct 20, 2006 -- based on the novel by Christopher Priest))

V for Vendetta, by Larry Wachowski and Andy Wachowski
(Warner Films, Mar06 (released 3/17/2006 -- Written by the Wachowski Brothers, based on the graphic novel illustrated by David Lloyd and published by Vertigo/DC Comics))

World Enough and Time, by Marc Scott Zicree and Michael Reaves (Star Trek: New Voyages, http://www.startreknewvoyages.com, Aug07 (Aired 8/23/07))

Andre Norton Award

Vintage: A Ghost Story, by Steve Berman
(Haworth Positronic Press, Mar07)

Into the Wild, by Sarah Beth Durst
(Penguin Razorbill, Jun07)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, by J.K. Rowling
(Scholastic Press, Jul07)

Flora Segunda: Being the Magickal Mishaps of a Girl of Spirit, Her Glass-Gazing Sidekick, Two Ominous Butlers (One Blue), a House with Eleven Thousand Rooms, and a Red Dog, by Ysabeau S. Wilce
(Harcourt, Jan07)

Note that the Novel, Short Fiction, and Script juries may each add one work to the final ballot in their categories; the Norton jury may add up to three works to the Norton final ballot.

The Nebula Awards weekend will be April 25-27 in Austin.

The other major list I sww is the TOC for Gardner Dozois' annual anthology:

FINISTERRA, David Moles
LIGHTING OUT, Ken MacLeod
THE OCEAN IS A SNOWFLAKE, FOUR BILLION MILES AWAY, John Barnes
SAVING TIAMAAT, Gweyneth Jones
OF LATE I DREAMT OF VENUS, James Van Pelt
VERTHANDI'S RING, Ian McDonald
SEA CHANGE, Una McCormack
THE SKY IS LARGE AND THE EARTH IS SMALL, Chris Roberson
GLORY, Greg Egan
AGAINST THE CURRENT, Robert Silverberg
ALIEN ARCHEOLOGY, Neal Asher
THE MERCHANT AND THE ALCHEMIST'S GATE, Ted Chiang
BEYOND THE WALL, Justin Stanchfield
KIOSK, Bruce Sterling
LAST CONTACT, Stephen Baxter
THE SLEDGE-MAKER'S DAUGHTER, Alastair Reynolds
SANJEEV AND ROBOTWALLAH, Ian McDonald
THE SKYSAILOR'S TALE, Michael Swanwick
OF LOVE AND OTHER MONSTERS, Vandana Singh
STEVE FEVER, Greg Egan
HELLFIRE AT TWILIGHT, Kage Baker
THE IMMORTALS OF ATLANTIS, Brian Stableford
NOTHING PERSONAL, Pat Cadigan
TIDELINE, Elizabeth Bear
THE ACCORD, Keith Brooke
LAWS OF SURVIVAL, Nancy Kress
THE MISTS OF TIME, Tom Purdom
CRATERS, Kristine Kathyrn Rusch
THE PROPHET OF FLORES, Ted Kosmatka
STRAY, Benjamin Rosenbaum & David Ackert
ROXIE, Robert Reed
DARK HEAVEN, Gregory Benford

The novel is coming along great. I'm actually enjoying my own story.

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